Having worked in the VFX Industry for almost 3yrs I have experienced many of the things in this article. As everyone's journey is different and some things here could apply and could not, it is a great article to get a little bearing on many things that you might encounter in the VFX side of our industry.
So have a read and take what you can from it.
Getting a Visual Effects Job
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Cutting it in the VFX Industry
Breaking into the VFX industry
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