The Visual Effects Society and HBO, in association with Post New York Alliance and the School of Visual Arts, are proud to host the upcoming Women in Visual Effects panel on Wednesday September 30th. The keynote speaker will be Marvel’s EVP of Visual Effects & Post Production, Victoria Alonso.
The panel, to be moderated by postPerspective’s Editor in Chief, Randi Altman, will be comprised of five talented New York based women who hold various positions within the visual effects industry. Focusing on the achievements of the panelists, career paths taken, as well as the challenges and changing opportunities for young women trying to find their way into the business of VFX and animation, this panel will be a great opportunity to learn more about careers within the visual effects industry and what it takes to succeed there.
The panel will be held at SVA’s Beatrice Theatre and is open to members of the VES, PNYA, and NYWIFT, as well as students from School of Visual Arts and other NY schools.
Victoria Alonso, EVP of Visual Effects & Post Production, Marvel Studios
Randi Altman, Editor in Chief postPerspective.com
Leslie Chung, VFX Artist, VFX Shop Owner, VES NY Board Member
Vivian Connolly, CEO / Executive Producer, Phosphene
Sabine Heller, Character Development Supervisor, Blue Sky Studios
Gong Myung Lee, VFX Supervisor / Head of 3D at Mr.X Gotham, NYC
Lesley Robson-Foster, Visual Effects Supervisor, Freelance
Doors open at 7:00pm and the panel will begin promptly at 7:20pm.
Event entry is free, however registration is required as seating is limited. Register on Eventbrite now to reserve your seat.