Lifelong Career Readiness: Magali Rigaudias, Lead Animator, Animal Logic
Date: Wednesday 1st June 2016
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm
Venue: JMC Academy
Speaker: Magali Rigaudias
Starting out and want to know what your showreel needs to have to get noticed? Mid-career and feeling stuck? Senior artist and wondering if stepping up will take you away from doing shots? Magali will cover everything from what she looks for in a showreel to how the various roles offer different opportunities and require different skills. There is something for everyone in this talk and it’s a great chance to hear one of industry’s top artists — who has worked globally with the world’s leading studios and directors — talk about the careers and how to succeed in animation/CG.
Magali has worked on feature films for ILM, Animal Logic, Dr. D, Marza Planet Animation (Tokyo), Flying Bark, Base FX (Beijing), and Iloura. Her film credits include: Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter, Star Wars I & II, Mars Attacks, Happy Feet 1 & 2, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, Maya the Bee, Monster Hunt and Gods of Egypt. Magali has also been a guest masterclass instructor for Studio Gobelins.
Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.
(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)
RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.
Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.