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What Will You Learn?

  • How the Hollywood film industry works and what skills it requires
  • How to identify your dream job in the film industry
  • What steps you should take to land your first job in Hollywood
  • What can help you stay competitive in the industry


  • Passion for the movie industry
  • Patience and willingness to go all the way
  • A text editor
  • A notebook (physical or digital)
  • NFT Certificate
  • 21 Lessons
  • Beginner
  • English
  • +100 XP

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Course consist of total 1h 42min of content, in total.

Section 1: Jobs in the Film Industry 101
Section 2: Working with What You Have
Section 3: Preparing Yourself for the Job
Resume and Website to Showcase Skills
Section 4: Being Resourceful and Staying Connected
Networking Websites
Staying in Touch via Email
Section 5: What They Don't Tell You about Hollywood
What Matters in Hollywood
Section 6: Insiders with Insights (NEW ADDITION!)
Meet Graham Flashner - Senior Writer/Producer
Meet Christophe Ivins - VFX Compositor/ Cinematographer
Meet Mitch Mitton - Theme Designer/ Fabricator/ Sculptor
Meet Vincent Bryant - Music Composer/ Sound Mixer
Section 7: BONUS
FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK "Why I Do VFX: The Untold Truths About Working in Visual Effects"
Bonus Lecture: NEW "VFX Production On-Set: Becoming a Visual Effects Supervisor"
Bonus Lecture: Access ALL Our VFX Courses Here

About the Instructor

Vicki Lau

Multi-Hyphenate Artist, VFX Pro, TEDx & Keynote Speaker
91.2% of students rated this instructor as excellent!

Vicki started as a humble student of digital media back in the small city of Singapore with a background in visual effects in film and television and computer programming. Without any contacts or connections in the United States, she began her career at the age of 18 from Singapore, working her way up into the Hollywood film industry and landing her first break working on AMC's hit series, The Walking Dead. Since then, she has worked on movies such as Guardians of the Galaxy, War for the Planet of the Apes and the recent Aquaman.

At only 24 years of age, she was one of the youngest speakers and presenters at the SMPTE Annual Technical Conference in its time, where she was a panelist and speaker for virtual reality in motion pictures.

She gave a TEDx talk on visual effects and virtual reality in May 2016 at Napa Valley, CA and in November 2018, was invited to speak as a keynote speaker at Elliott Masie's Learning 2018 conference, along with keynote speakers Former First Lady Laura Bush and Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr.

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