The Mill to host two talks for ACCESS:VFX’s ‘Meet The Industry’

News November 4, 2020

ACCESS:VFX is a global industry-led non-profit, composed of 40 leading companies, industry bodies and educational establishments in the VFX, animation and games industries. It focuses on actively pursuing and encouraging inclusion, diversity, awareness and opportunity under its four pillars of Inspiration, Education, Mentoring and Recruitment.

This November, The Mill is taking part in two virtual discussions as a part of the non-profit’s ‘Meet The Industry’ festival, in which ages 15 and up are given the opportunity to learn about different career paths into the industry. 

Took place on: Nov 12, 05:00 PM GMT. Stay tuned for the event recording!

Marketing & Client Engagement Manager from our London Studio, Solomon Thomson was part of a panel entitled ‘The Creative Industry – Explore our non-artist roles’. Solomon was joined by Tory Wire, Head of People at Union VFX and Neal Patel, Head of Production Finance – UK at DNEG, where they delved into their own areas of work, non-artist job roles and the routes they took into the industry.

Nov 19, 05:00 PM GMT

Mill Director Alfie Johnson and Junior Developer Eleanor Edwards will also be hosting a panel titled  ‘Do what you love – working your way into creative technology’. The two will share their experiences of joining The Mill, navigating early stages of progression in the creative industry, and discuss what it’s taken for them to get to where they are today.


You can register for upcoming talks & view the rest of the ACCESS:VFX schedule via the ACCESS:VFX Website.