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Finding Your Path Through The VFX World - An Editorial Perspective

Have you ever wanted to work in VFX, but not sure what your role could be in it? This is about finding your career path as a potential VFX Editor – arguably one of the most niche roles in the industry!

We will cover how to work towards this in your vfx journey, as well as learning general work flows/pipelines, the software to expect from an editorial standpoint, listen to empowering lead women in the business, how to navigate this industry especially as a women, changing your career path and dealing with difficult clients.

Mentee Criteria

Exp Level:
Student
0-1 year

Students in their last year – looking to work in a vfx studio with an interest in editorial.

Meeting Times & Dates

Please note: Meeting times and dates are subject to change by your Circle Mentor

Times Per Month:  Twice per month

Dates:  9/10, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/26, 12/3, 12/17

Meeting Times:  7:00-8:00 pm PST

Circle Leader

Claire Duthie

I’ve been in the VFX industry since 2011, from PA to 2d Artist to Editor. Originally from the UK, I moved back and forth between London, Vancouver and Mumbai – working for Prime Focus, MPC and Dneg. Eventually I settled back in Canada less than 2 years ago, and am now the TV VFX Editor for ILM Vancouver. I particularly love working with clients, VFX supes and troubleshooting.


Title/Expertise:  Senior VFX Editor (TV)


Company:  Industrial Light & Magic


Location:  Vancouver


LinkedIn / Website:
ca.linkedin.com/in/claire-duthie
www.imdb.com