SAE Extra: Breaking into the Animation and Games Industry with Opinder Singh Chaggar

22 Jan 2019
14:00 to 15:00
22 Jan

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. He will be showing examples of his own work and the process of getting that work into a game.

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


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) to Jason Schleifer (Weta Digital/ PDI Dreamworks) to name a few.

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