Ep 15 - Sam Highfield - Working as Visual Effects Supervisor for Disney
Sam Highfield is a Manchester based Visual Effects Supervisor who has grown a career from starting knowing nobody in the industry, self-teaching himself software like Adobe After Effects and Nuke, to working with broadcast companies including the BBC, ITV and Disney.
In this episode, Sam shares the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor at a high level in terms of working on set, managing a team and navigating the sometimes tricky politics of working with different producers.
He also gives some fantastic advice that can be applied for all creatives to negotiate your rate, how to grow if you're not particularly business minded and finally; he talks about his latest invention that will revolutionise the way the industry will work on set with visual effects... (hint, check out http://imagineyeapp.com/)
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