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30 Nov: The Three Rules of VFX Dailies

These rules are for crew submitting to VFX dailies, not for the people running them. The people running dailies already know better and don’t need a lecture about it. Unfortunately junior artists are almost never given a talk about how/what/when/where to submit work to dailies and it takes them years to figure out on their own. This is not only sad, but expensive.

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06 Sep: How Do I Make A Great Demo Reel?

How Do I Make A Great Demo Reel?

That is probably the top question I get asked by students. It’s not easy, that’s for sure. It takes mainly perseverance, but a great eye is most helpful. When I get asked this question I usually give the following answer. It’s pretty much word-for-word since I have recited it about a thousand times: