If you want to work in the VFX industry then this guest lecture is not to be missed. As Managing Director of one the country’s foremost VFX companies, Lucy Cooper will teach you about what life is really like working in this exciting and innovative industry, and most important of all – how to get that first big break.
Compulsory Groups : E191 E192 E193
Lucy spent eight years at the highly acclaimed VFX software developer Foundry where she helped grow the company from into a 330+ strong company with a £200m valuation. During her tenure, Foundry products won two Sci-Tech Awards from the Academy of Motion Arts and Science and their software was used on every film awarded the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects since 2011.
Now the Managing Director at Union Visual Effects, Lucy is also a Director of Animated Women UK and ACCESS: VFX; she is passionate about encouraging inclusion, diversity, awareness and opportunity within the VFX industry and even completed Cranfield School of Management’s ‘Women as Leaders’ programme.