Monthly Archives: September 2008

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor is a student at Qantm College in Surry Hills, where he is currently completing a Bachelor of Interactive Entertainment. He is due to complete his studies in November 2008. Andrew has recently been accepted to start an internship at Fuel VFX’s starting in September.

Andrew is passionate about 3D animation and all things computers. In his spare time Andrew is a keen Archer and Clay Target Shooter. He has been working with Murray Odyssey, a charity supporting Medecins san frontieres, assisting them with their web presence for an upcoming charity expedition down the Murray River.

Andrew has been a member of Sydney ACM Siggraph since March 2007 and is keen to expand his participation in the visual effects industry

The Ten Worst Things You Can Do In A Job Interview

Date: Wednesday 3rd September 2008

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: Please note that we will be meeting in F113 and NOT the Elwyn Lyn Conference Room for this meeting. Signs will be posted. College of Fine Arts (CoFA), Selwyn St, Paddington

Speakers: Patricia Kung (Animal Logic), Caitlin Proctor (Rising Sun Pictures), Ian Cope (Communications Manager, Rising Sun Pictures)

What’s it all about?
We all know credits and a great showreel can get your foot in the door to the all important interview but recruiters and talent all have stories about the interview that went wrong … very wrong. On Wednesday, 3rd September, we will have industry recruiters Patricia Kung (Animal Logic) and Caitlin Proctor (Rising Sun Pictures), along with Ian Cope (Communications Manager, Rising Sun Pictures) share their stories and advice on how to do your best when you make it to interview.

Excerpts from the Animation Festival will screen from 6:30 and anyone interested in participating at Board level should be there for the Board meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Cost: Free event for Siggraph members, guests and non-members.
(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $40 for professionals and $20 for students)

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.