Masters Workshop - How to get a job ?
When : Sunday, 3rd of March 2019
Duration : Arrive at 9:45am. Starts at 10am to 4:30pm
Location : Docklands - Near southern cross station
Method : In person Participants : 10 - Limited spots available
Be part of a small and personalised intense workshop. Become more confident when marketing yourself ! Get up-to-date on what studios and companies desire in new recruits.
- Your own strengths and weaknesses
- Career goals and aspirations
- Different job options
- The Motion Design, Illustration, Animation and VFX industry
Discuss the difference between working :
- For someone full-time or part-time
- Being a freelancer
- Being a subcontractor
- Running a studio
Look at examples of many well known :
- Designers and Illustrators
- Animators and Motion Designers
- Visual Effects Artists
Learn & Understand :
- What it takes to create an excellent CV
- The essentials of creating an excellent showreel
- Self-promotion and marketing techniques
- Tips for preparing and presenting at an interview
- The essential techniques for getting a job
- Important tips on what not to do when marketing yourself
Equip yourself with :
- Industry knowledge & marketing techniques
- A plan and marketing strategy to get your next job
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