Be cost effective. This is, or should be, the core philosophy driving any employee in any company. When employees are cost-effective, in other words when they do something of value as cheaply or quickly as possible, the company’s profit margins rise.
As our reputation for vfx training grows, we get more and more calls from various people asking us to do complex visual effects and animation for free. After all, students don’t expect to be paid. They need experience, right?