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Women in Animation and VFX: Negotiating pay and salary.

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St Anne's Church

55 Dean Street

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An evening of networking and advice from industry experts on negotiating better pay in the VFX and Animation industries.

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Are you a visual effects artist or an animator working in TV and Film? Ever wondered how to negotiate better pay and more favourable contracts? Need constructive advice on how to navigate difficult pay-related conversations with your boss?

This event is designed to help people like you learn how to deal with salary expectations, negotiate pay rises and advance their careers. There will be an exciting panel consisting of industry experts giving their experience in animation and vfx.

Confirmed panellists so far:

Sydny Padua - Senior Animator (MPC, DNEG), Annie-Award Nominated filmmaker and Eisner-Nominated Graphic Novelist will draw on decades of experience animating such films as The Lion King (2019), The Jungle Book (2016) and The Iron Giant (1999).

Sara Putt - Agent to many of the UK's leading HoDs, Sara will share her negotiating plan and checklist.

Michelle James - From Share My Telly Job, Michelle will outline her vision for the future of employment in the industry.

Hugo Guerra - Hugo is an award-winning Director, VFX Supervisor and former Head of Nuke Compositing at the Mill.

Simone Giampaolo - An award-winning London based Director with an insatiable appetite for storytelling and animation. Simone will be our moderator.

Doors will open at 6.45pm, and the discussion panel will begin at 7pm lasting approximately 40 minutes, followed by a 20 minute Q&A session from the audience. Networking drinks will begin at 8pm. The event is aimed at women, but all genders are more than welcome!

This event is run by the Animation and VFX union, and supported by BECTU. There'll be free drinks, and tickets are free to members, however there will be a small charge of £4.90 for non-member tickets. If you wish to become a member of the union, you can join via the website https://bectu.org.uk/join/

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St Anne's Church

55 Dean Street

London

W1D 6AF

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