Workshop - Showreel and Folio Review
When : Next : Starts Autumn
Duration : TBA
Location : Next location TBA
Method : In person Participants : 10 - Limited spots available
Be part of a small and personalised intense workshop. As a group we will review and discuss each other's showreel, personal brand and marketing material. Get honest and direct feedback from industry expert and creative director Matthew Packwood. The workshop is designed for students to work together and learn from one another, as we review and discuss each other's current work. Matthew will show examples of best practice and help you develop a list of things you can do to improve your folio, showreel and marketing material.
Who is this Review for?
Motion Designers, 2d/3D Animators, Concept Artists & Visual Effects Artists.
Examine and review :
- Your animation, compositing, motion design or 3-D work
- Website - portfolio
- CV and LinkedIn
- Social media
Look at examples of industry standard, portfolio and showreels :
- 2d & 3d Animators, VFX artists, compositors and motion designers
Discussion - Learn & Understand :
- Importance of a personal brand
- Project selection
- The essentials of creating an excellent showreel
- The essentials of an excellent CV
- Designing your website and social media
Important warning :
- Having your work reviewed can be upsetting to some
- Critics will be positive and helpful in a supportive environment
- Come prepared to hear honest and frank opinions about your work
- We will point out weaknesses in your work that need improving
Presented by Mathew Packwood - Teacher & Mentor
Creative Director Matthew Packwood is a specialist in concept development, design and advanced animation. Matthew has 18 years experience working in the National and International design and post-production industry. He is also the founder, editor and curator of Masters of Motion (Est 2016). Previously, Matthew was a studio owner of Popcorn Creative and the head of design and animation at Inverleigh Media holdings. Matthew has also taught at Melbourne's top Universities and Private colleges.
Attendee - Recommendations
Matthew's workshop gives you a full day of quality information regarding how to get a job as a freelancer or work in a studio. He presents the course in a warm and easy going way that shows the passion he has for the industry and for helping the next generation of animators, visual effects artists and motion designers to succeed in their chosen field. If you are looking for work and need help you should definitely do one of his courses.
Nicholas Shepherd - Freelance Artist & Animator
Matt is super friendly and approachable and also knowledgeable and genuine; he's very passionate about what he does. I found the course informative and also affirming, and met some great people.
Sam Nilson - 3D Artist
Mattthew's workshop covers all areas needed to find work in the Motion Design/Graphics field. His courses have a lot of good information of which Matthew delivers well.
Andrew McGregor - Motion designer
I really enjoyed this workshop. It taught me a lot about networking to get into the industry and helped me understand my own strengths and weaknesses. This workshop has boosted my confidence.
Aishwarya Ramji - VFX Artist
The workshop was a 10 out 10 for quality of content. Good location, perfectly sized group of people. Just great.
Hannah Reed - Animator
It was a really good workshop and great value for money.
Chi Woon Leow - Lighting Artist