Tori Aspinall

VFX Artist

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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About me

Hello! I think VFX is a little slice of computer magic and I love it! Always super excited to learn new things and constantly mind blown by just about everything. Since being a VFX Trainee on Star Wars 'The Rise of Skywalker' I have made it my mission to learn as much as physically possible in VFX (And I'm loving it!)

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Lucasfilm

    Lucasfilm

    • Film
  • D

    Double Negative

    Work history

    Currently

    Compositing Apprentice

    Double Negative

    Feb 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • On my apprenticeship I have refined my ability to Tech Check work for other artists. This involved frame by frame checking grain and ensuring shots are to a high technical standards. I now carry out Roto/Prep tasks in the TV department :)

    2019

    VFX On-Set and Production Assistant

    Lucasfilm

    Jun 2018 - Feb 2019
    • Iver, Iver Heath, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Through the British Film Institutes amazing trainee scheme I was lucky enough to work on Starwars ' The Rise Of Skywalker'. My responcabilities included: On-set helping wranglers by running witness cameras and placing markers. office tasks such as helping update databases, shot descriptions and thumbnails . I also make great tea and coffee!! I was lucky enough to be welcome to explore other areas of VFX on this traineeship. I got to help out with Lidar, learn about photogametry, help out the Virtual Production team and I had a morning learning about the previs pipeline! I cant emphasise enough that I love learning!

    Education

    2017

    Stop Motion Animation BFI Residential

    British Film Institute (BFI)

    Feb 2017 - Feb 2017
    • 133 Cumberland Rd, Bristol BS1 6UX, UK
    • I spent a week creating an animation called 'Rest In Pizza' with a super talented group made up of other young people interested in Stop Motion.

    2016

    NCFE Level 2 Introduction To Working In The Film Industry

    British Film Institute (BFI)

    Sep 2016 - Sep 2016
    • City and Islington College, 444 Camden Rd, London N7 0SP, UK
    • I completed this qualification as part of the BFI regional program. The course had a focus on Visual Effects and was a gateway to the opportunities which later opened up!

    2018

    BTech Level 3 Extended Diploma in Visual Effects and Animation

    Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies

    Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
    • Nottingham, United Kingdom
    • In my studies I aimed to have a strong focus on Stop Motion and Visual Effects. I completed my course slightly early to begin a traineeship through the BFI. The college was amazing! I achieved a top grade of Triple Distinction Star! (D*D*D*)

    Awards