How Colby J. Beckett of Encore VFX (Burbank) had his career jumpstart by a babysitter!

Colby is Cool ! He works both for Encore VFX (Burbank - that's near Hollywood) as well as does freelance doing destruction and explosions for DC Super Hero's at the CW. Before that, Colby focused primarily in commercials and medical animation with some major companies including, Beachbody, Boost Mobile, Breg, Virgin Mobile, and Edwards Lifesciences.

Colby also has a BA in Media Arts and Animation and an appetite for innovating new forms of digital media. His specialties are 3ds Max, VRay, Thinking Particles, FumeFX, Nuke, After Effects, Zbrush, Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D, 3D Printing.


In this cebas interview, we get to hear from Colby how opportunities opened for him and his move from Missouri to California, nearer to tinseltown.  He also talks about his original training (which isn't about folks don't give up!) And how he eventually got into Visual Effects. And why networking and LinkedIn are all helpful career keys to opening doors. Colby talks about the amazing DC Superheroes that he is so stoked to be creating as part of the FX team in Encore.  Plus there is a bonus tutorial on how to use thinkingParticles to create the arm-breaking-from-frozen-ice scene. Watch for the links on the video description. 

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