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Are VFX Artists in Demand? What's the future of VFX?


Are VFX Artists in Demand?

VFX or the visual effects is the creation or the manipulation of any on screen imagery that does not physically exist in real life. This technique allows film makers to create environments, objects, creature and even the people who are longer alive to complete the film context.


Future of VFX artist

A VFX artist is a member of the team that creates visual images for movies and television. They are skilled professional using computer software to produce the animation and special effects which are helpful in adding realism to films.


Yes, there is the future for a VFX artist. Everyone loves to watch the movies for having that the manpower is required. The job capacity for animation and VFX artists are expected to increase by 10% in the next 5 years. The expected growth will be due to hyperbolic demand for animation and visual effects in video games, movies, and advertisements. The manpower is skilled it’s like having the best.


With the changes and the development of the technologies there are courses now to be the perfectionist.


Career as VFX artist

The career in VFX and animation has been underestimated and is thought about as not a lucrative career. Well! The reality is opposite. According to the research, the VFX and animation industry is expected to grow at a CGAR of 17.2%. With the fan following of the series like The Game of Thrones, The Mandalorian, The Avengers and the continuing list the Visual Effects artist are high in demand and more money flowing into high quality TV shows and movies.


To get good fruit you have to work hard.


To become VFX artists is not easy it requires training and getting proper skills. To achieve the success choose among the choices either an Art school or by learning yourself. The learning from Visual Effects School is a good option, but if you have the dedication and can work hard with passion then educating yourself is also a good option. The success only sees how passionate you are, not from which school you did.


For your motivation, Mark Anthony Austin is one of the digital actors who have gained experience and expertise. After gaining education in Bachelor of Arts Degree from West Surrey College of Art and Design in Surrey, England. Mark went on to make the filmed animated short, “Father” that was nominated for a BAFTA and eventually won numerous awards.


In 1993 Mark moved to Lucas Film’s Industrial Light and Magic to work on Steven Spielberg’s “Casper” and then given charge of the creature animation for the first “Star Wars” Special Edition. Mark moved on to Walt Disney Feature Animation as a supervising animator on such projects as “Dinosaur,” “Treasure Planet,” Disney World’s 3D attraction: “Mickey’s Philharmagic,” followed by “Chicken Little" and then “Bolt.”


During his June 2009 to June 2014, there Mark has had the privilege of working closely with such directors as Steven Spielberg ("Warhorse"), Sam Raimi ("Oz the Great and Powerful"), Joss Whedon ("Avengers"), Peter Berg (“Battleship”), Rob Cohen (“Medieval”), Guy Ritchie (“Lobo”) and Marcus Nispel (“Conan”).


Mark is currently working for BOSA studios on Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, designing attractions for a major theme park in Dubai, jumping between previs supervisor and animation director.


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