Breaking into the Animation and Games Industry with Opinder Singh Chaggar

20 Feb 2020
11:00 to 12:00
20 Feb

SAE Liverpool are delighted to welcome Opinder Singh Chaggar to take an in-depth look into how to break into the games and animation industry. Opinder will be talking about the importance of networking and getting your name out there.

The class will cover: tailoring showreels, different styles of animation and the process of getting an animation into a game. The talk will finish with a Q&A. SAE students, alumni, staff and members of the public are welcome to attend. 

Bio:

Currently employed at Travellers Tales, a Warner Bros Games Studio, Opinder Chaggar has worked on a wide range of Lego Titles from Lego Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter, Avengers, Batman and more.

He has worked for big name companies both here in the UK and across in the US. These include EA, Ninja Theory, High Moon Studios, Trion World Network and Sony Entertainment UK. At these companies he worked on triple A titles such as Heavenly Sword, The Bourne Conspiracy and Motorstorm Apocalypse.

Whilst working at these companies, he also enrolled in an online course 'Animation Mentor' where he was mentored by some of the best in the industry from Don Crum (Pixar Animation Studios), Jason Schleifer (Weta Digital/ PDI Dreamworks) and Steve Cady (Weta Digital) to name a few.

He now takes great pleasure in giving back what he has learnt over the past 15 years of being in this exciting industry of animation.