School builds on its success in training and placing aspiring visual effects artists with expanded curriculum and growing enrolment.
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Limited only by his imagination, the magic of creating and bringing anything to life on screen inspired a teenage boy to pursue a career in visual effects. It was during his high-school years that Joseph began developing his craft. Having access to XSI (a 3D package), Joseph and his friends would compete to see who could create the best and most creative 3D models. He soon realised that he could turn this ‘hobby’ into a career and after studying at CDW,
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RSP's Junior Matte Painter Josh Ellem developed an early passion for arts and movies, inspired by seeing behind-the-scenes footage from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. But one does not simply walk into Mordor, as they say, or into a career in visual effects. Josh grew up in suburban Sydney, but began his career journey by enrolling in an arts course at a university in Melbourne, with the aim of developing his creative
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Christina Rzewucki is a Texture and Look Development Artist at Rising Sun Pictures. A 2016 graduate of the Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Adelaide, she began her career with the game company Monkeystack. Since joining RSP in 2017, she has applied her diverse technical and creative skills to projects including the blockbusters Thor: Ragnarok and Tomb Raider. Next month, she will be teaching the texturing component of ‘Look Development
Studio expects to hire scores of artists as it ramps up for major film projects.
Spurred by growth in international film production, improved local incentives and a strong pool of talent, Rising Sun Pictures has launched a major, new expansion effort. The visual effects studio is adding significant space and technical resources to its Adelaide production studio and expects to grow its staff by nearly one-third over the next few months.