Tue, 09 Mar | Online Event, Webinar

Special opportunity for WFTV Members to attend NFTS Scotland event - Visual Effects Masterclass with Gillian Simpson

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Special opportunity for WFTV Members to attend NFTS Scotland event - Visual Effects Masterclass with Gillian Simpson

Time & Location

09 Mar, 17:00 – 18:00 GMT
Online Event, Webinar

About the Event

NFTS Scotland is pleased to invite WFTV members to a Visual Effects Masterclass with Gillian Simpson a Visual Effects Artist, Digital Compositor and Visual Effects Supervisor.

Films Gillian has worked on include Isle of Dogs, 1917 and Dumbo.

Gillian will be sharing visuals of behind the scenes work and will be in conversation with John Rowe, NFTS Head of Digital Effects.

NFTS Scotland delivers a range of courses and forthcoming courses include an Introduction to VFX online short course. For further information, you can visit https://nfts.co.uk/nfts-scotland

Gillian Simpson is a Visual Effects Artist, Digital Compositor and Visual Effects Supervisor.

She was an Avid editor for over 15 years, six of them staff at the BBC where she worked BAFTA award winning programs across all genres including documentaries, children’s and music.

Gillian was previously the main editor on the BAFTA winning children’s series Raven and completed the National Film and Television School (NFTS) MA in Digital Effects. While at the NFTS she was VFX supervisor on films including Wild Horses and Poles Apart, which won the Audience Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and the BAFTA for Best Animated short.

Gillian has gone onto work on films including Isle of Dogs, The French Dispatch, Dumbo and was the on-set compositor on 1917. She was VFX supervisor on the upcoming horror feature The Midwife.

John Rowe is Head of Digital Effects for NFTS and has over 30 years’ experience in film and television. He has worked at the NFTS as Head of Department since the Digital Effects course was established in 2005 and managed the redesigning and implementation of each SFX/VFX and DPP diploma course, until they became accredited as MA courses in 2008.     Prior to working at the NFTS, John worked in film and television production, post production and education. He has worked with a range of broadcasters, including BBC, Sky TV, ITV, Channel 4, MTV and most major film and TV post facilities and a range of film and TV VFX software and hardware manufacturers, both as a digital artist and as an educator.

To book your ticket to this event, please RSVP by logging into your WFTV account. WFTV members will then receive further information on how to complete your booking in your confirmation email. To secure your place for the event, please register via before 12pm on Tuesday 09 March.

Registration is Closed