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Private Mentorship

As a high-level mentor, I bring a wealth of experience to provide tailored services and support to my mentees, catering to their specific needs and objectives. With my background as a VFX Supervisor for feature films and TV, coupled with 8+ years of teaching experience, during which I've created 2 certified houdini courses, I offer a range of services and support uniquely designed for each individual I mentor.  Here are some of the benefits that accompany my mentorship

Demo Reel, Resume, Interview Advice

  • Gain insights from my substantial experience in evaluating demo reels and conducting interviews with VFX artists.

  • Evaluate demo reel and resume, ensuring it aligns with your best talents, and identify any missing components.

  • Practice Interview & Contract Negotiations (where applicable).

2

Training Readiness and Early Advantage

  • Individuals preparing for school.

  • Recent recruits seeking rapid skill enhancement.

  • Familiarity with VFX Software such as Houdini, Nuke, Maya.

3

Project Consultation

  • Offering advice and expertise to groups or individuals starting new projects.

  • Provide production tested solutions and modern workflows.

  • Research & Development on a large variety of Houdini FX.

4

Skill Development, Feedback and Evaluation

  • Providing guidance and resources for developing specific skills or areas of expertise.

  • Example files for experimental, modern and production workflows.

  • Providing constructive feedback on work, projects, or ideas and helping mentees improve their performance.

5

Goal Setting, Strategic Planning & Accountability

  • Helping mentees define clear and achievable goals, both short-term and long-term.

  • Assisting with the development of strategies and action plans to achieve those goals.

  • Holding mentees accountable for their actions and commitments, ensuring they stay on track toward their goals.

6

Networking, Industry Insights & Access to Opportunities

  • Introducing mentees to valuable contacts and helping them expand their professional network.

  • Sharing knowledge and insights about the VFX Industry.

  • Hand-picked and tested recommendations to career or educational opportunities, including internships, scholarships, or projects.

7

Skill Development, Feedback and Evaluation

  • Providing guidance and resources for developing specific skills or areas of expertise.

  • Example files for experimental, modern and production workflows.

  • Providing constructive feedback on work, projects, or ideas and helping mentees improve their performance.

8

Personal Development, Decision-Making, Life-Balance & Motivation

  • Supporting personal growth and self-improvement, including time management, leadership skills & self-leadership skills.

  • Assisting with important decision-making processes and helping mentees make informed choices.

  • Helping mentees find a balance between their personal and professional lives, promoting overall well-being.

  • Providing motivation and inspiration to help mentees stay focused and driven.

  • Optimise learning strategies and burn-out prevention.

9

Career Guidance & Resource Sharing

  • Offering insights into career development, including advice on job changes, promotions, or entrepreneurial ventures. 

  • Sharing valuable resources, books, articles, and tools that can aid mentees in their personal and professional development.

10

Innovative Approach to Conventional Training and Customised Learning Pathways:

  • Alternate options for self-trained and motivated individuals.

  • Complementary knowledge and resources for recent grads.

  • Optimising the benefit of online tutorials by providing thorough explanations of workflows.

  • Tailored curriculum and promotion of self-directed learning. 

  • Adaptable Schedule.

Get in Touch

Let’s see if we’re the right fit for each other.  To learn more about the private mentorship services I provide, I recommend scheduling a free 15 minute informational session.  Alternatively, please feel free to send an email if you have any quick questions.

Book Informational Session or Email

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