After gaining qualifications in 3D Animation & Digital Effects and Computer Programming, Beau started his career in entertainment as a 3D Render Artist and Compositor on a children’s TV show in 2006 in his native Australia. He joined with Framestore as a Senior FX TD in 2018 and has feature film credits that include Detective Pikachu, Dr. Strange and Ready Player One.
Beau was promoted to Head of FX in 2019 and in his role, oversees all FX-related projects across the creative studio’s television, advertising and immersive departments. He’s a key member of the team at Framestore, managing resources and an infrastructure that allows multiple departments to deliver the most ambitious FX work to the creative studio’s industry-leading clients.
How to succeed in FX
In this presentation, Beau will take the audience through the essential characteristics, skills and practices that are required to be an effective FX TD in today’s VFX industry. The presentation will explore how to build a strong career in FX and share insight into what the industry expects from FX TD’s.