One-on-One with Lucasfilm

By VFS Web Team, on April 2, 2008

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"1747","attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","alt":"20080402101400_lucasfilm.jpg"}}]]A couple of weeks ago, the 3D department played host to representatives from Lucasfilm, who came to speak to VFS Animation students and grads about the possibility of working for the big man himself. 3D Teaching Assistant Jason McKeeman tells us more about the visit: "Representatives from Lucasfilm came to talk about their Jedi Masters apprenticeship program in Singapore and opportunities at their headquarters in San Francisco. The trifecta of Lucasfilm, Lucasarts and Industrial Light & Magic has a reputation for making dreams a reality on screen, and was on the lookout for talented and motivated individuals passionate about becoming part of that process." 

Rosie Server, Recruiter for Lucasfilm, and Tom Martinek, CG Supervisor at ILM spoke of the dedication required to become successful, inspiring students to continuously learn and improve their work. Rosie and Tom then spent two days at the campus interviewing 25 recent graduates of the 3D Animation & Visual Effects program, and toured our facility offering valuable feedback and industry insight. This isn't the first time Lucasfilm has specifically targeted VFS -- and we're sure it won't be the last!