(London, United Kingdom--July 15, 2013) Visual effects house Cinesite has announced Adam Bailey as the winner of its annual Inspire internship program. Adam will be working with Cinesite this Summer on a major film production.
Cinesite’s Inspire program supports courses in visual effects, technical effects and programming. An internship is awarded on an annual basis to students and recent graduates looking for an opportunity to gain invaluable experience of working in a cutting edge facility on high-end films.
This year’s winner Adam Bailey developed a passion for animation and animated films at a young age. Having graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a degree in architecture, Adam realized that animation was the career path he should have taken and enrolled in online courses to advance his 3D skills in a new direction. His showreel and application instantly caught the attention of the judges.
Eamonn Butler, Animation Director at Cinesite, says, “Adam won me over with his passion for animation. His hunger to learn coupled with a natural talent for performance made him stand out in this competition.”
Previous winners of Cinesite’s Inspire internship have worked for them on productions including Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, John Carter
and are now established visual effects professionals working all over the world. Cinesite, which recently completed visual effects for World War Z, Iron Man 3, Jack Ryan, 300: Rise of an Empire and Black Sky
, is currently working on All You Need is Kill and The Monuments Men
, an upcoming Columbia Pictures/Fox production produced and directed by George Clooney.
Adam Bailey: “I am honoured and very grateful to be chosen as the winner of the Inspire internship. I have always wanted to be part of feature level production and for the Cinesite team to offer me a chance to be tutored by industry experts on a feature project is exciting and life changing, to say the least.”
This is the fourth year that Cinesite has run Inspire. During this time the company has built relationships with educational facilities in the UK and around the world, giving advice and support to tutors and students in order to support emerging talent in the industry.
“Since we began Inspire, the standard of work from students and graduates has consistently improved, year on year,” says Cinesite Managing Director Antony Hunt. “The UK is creating world-class visual effects artists and I have no doubt that Adam will move easily into production at Cinesite.”
is one of the largest and most creative visual effects companies in the world. Established in 1991 and headquartered in London, their visual effects team has the capacity and creativity to produce all manner of digital effects for feature films and TV shows of all scales. Their award-winning team of highly talented visual effects artists take filmmakers' ideas and turn them into spectacular cinematic reality.
Cinesite is currently working on The Monuments Men (Columbia/Fox) and All You Need is Kill (Warner Bros.),
having completed work earlier in 2013 on Iron Man 3 (Marvel Studios), World War Z (Paramount Pictures), 300: Rise of An Empire (Warner Bros.), Black Sky (New Line Cinema)
and Jack Ryan (Paramount Pictures).