CG Futures 2018


CG Futures 2018 was a stand out event for animation and VFX artists in our region. It has been a privilege to build a community training program for such passionate and committed artists. Thanks to all who got involved.

The weekend event provided a valuable opportunity by bringing together emerging artists, local industry leaders, established artists, the education sector and international peers. Following the success of the first Entertainment Art Masterclass presented by Ideas on Design in April 2015 and the subsequent Gnomon Live events in 2016 and 2017, this year’s event evolved to CG Futures, expanding the content to include a broader role for local studios across film and games and new media.

Responding to feedback from 2017 a carefully crafted master class program provided top-level knowledge sharing, networking opportunities for recruitment outcomes and advise and support on broader workplace issues.

The opportunity to work with Alex Alvarez of Gnomon to curate a speaker line up and craft a program has resulted in a resource that supports studio needs, the education sector and those of individual artists, and has provided value for all partners who supported the program.

The feedback speaks for itself. CG Futures is proving to be a highly successful and valuable model for upskilling and industry connection, in a sector that poses significant challenges for emerging artists to be industry ready and for working artists to adapt to the rapidly evolving technical creativity demanded in the animation and VFX sector… [Read more]