There is no place like Nebraska. At times, that brings football disappointments, but in contrast, we celebrate the shining successes of the entertainment grads! Our special guest this month has created a career W.
Beginning his studies in medicine, a filmmaking mentor inspired our guest to make a shift. Join us tomorrow, Sept. 12th via Zoom to hear how this Nebraskan created a thriving 15-year career in the Heart of Hollywood. See you then!CULLEN WRIGHT grew up in Kearney, Nebraska and attended UNL. He initially began his studies in pre-med, with visions of becoming a doctor. However, after a fateful run-in with Alexander Payne, he ended up switching to film studies.
Cullen has been working in Los Angeles in visual effects for the last 15 years as a freelance artist. Additionally, he worked at the Emmy-nominated VFX studio, BARNSTORM, collaborating on digital effects for productions including ROOM 104, MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, STRANGE ANGEL, and SILICON VALLEY. He is currently directing marketing videos as Head of Video Production for CRYPTEX FINANCE, a crypto company. Additionally, he is in development of an NFT webseries.
Join us TOMORROW, where Cullen will share some of secrets of the VFX world. He’ll be showing how an effect is made, layer by layer. You’ll see excerpts of some of the amazing effects he’s created for TV & film that he’s never been able to share before!
NCCers, Mark Your Calendars for TOMORROW!
- How was the shift from medicine to film?
- How does an effect get made and placed in film?
- What effect is he most proud of?
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