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Friday May 05
Recruiting Event
Resumes and Demo Reels--If Yours Aren't Working, Neither are You!
Pamela Thompson, Recruiter/Hiring Strategist/Career Coach

What does it take to get a job at a visual effects, computer animation or interactive company? This course shows how to open the door to interviews, put your life on a one-page resume, and showcase your talent in a three-minute-or-less demo reel. Learn how to write a good resume, put together a convincing and relevant portfolio and hear about the requirements to a successful demo reel.

Pamela Kleibrink Thompson is a recruiter/hiring strategist for clients such as Blue Sky, Toybox, Framestore, Digital Domain and Walt Disney Feature Animation. She is a career coach and consults with colleges and universities to design animation training programs. Her animation production background includes features such as Bebe's Kids, the Fox television series The Simpsons and the original Amazing Stories episode of Family Dog. She writes a monthly column on Animation World Network ( called The Career Coach.

Pamela Thompson
Recruiter/Hiring Strategist/Career Coach

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