Thursday, 04 October 2018

Access:VFX month

Access:VFX month

Access:VFX will be touring the UK throughout October to raise awareness of the visual effects industry as a career path for young people.

Founded by Simon Devereux, head of learning and development at The Mill,  Access:VFX is a global initiative comprising leading visual effects houses and industry organisations including The Mill, UK Screen Alliance, and Escape Technology.

Following the success of National Inclusion Week, the month-long tour kicks off on 4th October in Stoke-on-Trent. Escape Technology will be joining the Manchester, East Anglia, and London legs, helping to inspire the next generation of VFX talent.

“Supporting this initiative is incredibly important to us all, it’s action that can make a real difference to the lives of people who otherwise would not have exposure to this amazing industry,” comments Mark Cass, Managing Director of Escape Technology. “Since its inception Access:VFX has championed inclusivity and diversity within visual effects. It has encouraged young people around the country to look at VFX as a career across it’s multiple disciplines . Long may it continue.”

Tour dates

Stoke-on-Trent  4th October
Bournemouth  6th October
Sunderland  8th and 9th October
Belfast  15th October
Manchester  15th and 16th October
East Anglia  19th October
Edinburgh  23rd October
Glasgow  24th October
Cardiff  24th October
London  29th to 31st October

 

Visit the Access:VFX website or Twitter feed to learn more.