Blue Collar Post Collective West "Post Talks" Free Event and Live Stream: The VFX Pipeline in TV, Film and Beyond

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Saturday May 13, free event in Hollywood, free livestream, featuring VFX vets from film, TV, and spots including Guardians of the Galaxy, House of Cards, many more

Last Updated: May 4, 2017 4:18 pm GMT
(Hollywood, CA--May 4, 2017) On Saturday May 13 in Hollywood, and with a free worldwide livestream, the latest in the Blue Collar Post Collective's Post Talks series will take a closer look at the VFX pipeline from offline to artists to online and delivery. We'll talk about the collaboration between editorial and VFX houses on scripted content, promos and commercials, the importance of communication across departments, the different roles involved in this pipeline, and how to find jobs and succeed in them! This will be a great discussion for anyone in offline, online or VFX to understand how visual effects happen and discover jobs on both ends of the pipe they may not have known about before.



This panel is scheduled to be live streamed in partnership with The SIM Group, so no matter where you are in the world you can watch and learn too. We'll also be taking questions from the livestream and Twitter. Bookmark the livestream here!

No Eventbrite ticket is needed for the live stream, but to attend the free event in person, click here to register.

DATE AND TIME
Sat, May 13, 2017
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

LOCATION
The SIM Group
1017 North Las Palmas Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Click here for map

Doors open at 3, panel begins at 3:30. Sandwiches and drinks provided thanks to The SIM Group!

Panelists
Lauren Ellis, VFX Producer for The Molecule (Queen Sugar, House of Cards)
Nolan Reese, VFX Editor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: Civil War)
Tahira Ali, VFX Artist for clients such as American Express, IHOP, Honda, and Gap.
Lynne Whitlock, VFX Editor (Colony)

Moderated by Krysten Richardson, Flame Artist for The Mill and founder of "Ladies of Logik" Flame Artist group

Graphics Credit: Rosie Walunas

Seating will be limited for this event. If you're local, we strongly encourage you attend in person to get the benefit of meeting and talking to panelists one on one. If you're not, live stream it is.

This event is free but if you are able, consider a donation to the BCPC Professional Development Accessibility Program. Money raised will help us enable low-income post production professionals to have equal access to conferences, trade-shows and other major events.

There is lots of street parking available. Enter the building at the corner of Las Palmas and Santa Monica.

If you RSVP and are unable to attend, please cancel your ticket so your seat can be given to someone on the wait list.

The Blue Collar Post Collective is an accessible and focused grassroots non-profit organization. We are a community of film and television post production professionals who believe that supporting each other and welcoming emerging talent, is the right thing to do.

With over 3500 members across the United States, UK, Canada, Australia, South America and Asia, we are a strong, worldwide community of post production professionals who work to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, gender, background, ability or career level, has equal opportunities to develop professionally and access the resources that they need.

We hold free and frequent educational, professional development and community events in New York, Los Angeles and online. We are best-known for our unique and innovative programs, such as #GetHired and the Professional Development Accessibility Program. The Blue Collar Post Collective does not charge for membership or participation, and are entirely run by volunteers who work as professionals within the industry we serve. This makes us a truly non-profit organization, making a real and tangible impact.

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