So you want to work in visual and special effects – but what should your next steps be? How should you go about getting work experience? What qualities do you need to be a great VFX artist? Are you better suited to VFX or SFX?
Watch the video to see Oscar-winning SFX supervisor Neil Corbould (Gravity, The Martian, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) offer his advice, and take a look at some of the resources to find out what you need to do to enter a career in VFX and SFX.
The BFI Film Academy – specialist residential programme focuses on the complete craft and workflow of different specialisms – including VFX – with leading industry professionals delivering masterclasses and practical skills training. Participants will also receive bespoke careers advice. Applications will re-open in 2016.