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Breaking into VFX: A Discussion with Women in the Industry

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Beatrice Theatre
7:15 pm

Event hosted by: Visual Effects Society

Event hosted by: SVA's BFA Computer Art department

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The Visual Effects Society and HBO, in association with Post New York Alliance and the School of Visual Arts, are proud to host the upcoming Women in Visual Effects panel on Wednesday September 30th. The keynote speaker will be Marvel’s EVP of Visual Effects & Post Production, Victoria Alonso. The panel, to be moderated by postPerspective’s Editor in Chief, Randi Altman, will be comprised of five talented New York based women who hold various positions within the visual effects industry. Focusing on the achievements of the panelists, career paths taken, as well as the challenges and changing opportunities within the visual effects industry and what it takes to succeed there.
The panel will be held at SVA’s Beatrice Theatre and is open to members of the VES, PNYA, and NYWIFT, as well as students from School of Visual Arts and other NY schools.
Doors open at 6:50pm and the panel will begin promptly at 7:20pm.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Victoria Alonso, EVP of Physical Production, Marvel Studios
MODERATOR:
Randi Altman, Editor in Chief postPerspective.com
PANELISTS:
Leslie Chung, VFX Artist, VFX Shop Owner, VES NY Board Member
Vivian Connolly, CEO / Executive Producer, Phosphene
Sabine Heller, Character Development Supervisor, Blue Sky Studios
Gong Myung Lee, VFX Supervisor / Head of 3D at Mr.X Gotham, NYC
Lesley Robson-Foster, Visual Effects Supervisor, Freelance
The panel is open to members of the VES, PNYA, and NYWIFT, as well as students from School of Visual Arts and other NY schools.
Event entry is free, however registration is required as seating is limited. Register by clicking here or on the ticket icon above.