Blog of the Day
posted by Lissa Pascale, May 25, 2015
Working in animation and visual effects is exciting but not family-friendly. Lissa Pascale says the world of film making needs more women at the top to create strong female roles beyond the merchandising of dolls and princess costumes.
The thing that has always attracted me to working in animation and visual effects is that the result is usually targeted towards an audience of young adults and children. These are the stories that can impact on young people in really powerful ways.
Films like Bambi, E.T. and the Dark Crystal were important references about grief, belonging and courage for me as a child and they inspired me in so many different ways. Most people can name at least one film that affected them in their youth or have a treasured cinema memory during a significant turning point in their life.
read more »