413: What a Visual Effects Artist Does w/ Corey Rosen, Tippett Studio [Main T4C episode]
Corey Rosen is a visual effects artist, writer, storytelling coach and actor who has been involved in the production of dozens of movies, including multiple Star Wars films, Mission Impossible, A Christmas Carol and Ted. Corey has also hosted over 100 live storytelling events for The Moth Radio Hour since..
“Some of these places didn’t even have formal intern programs, but by being persistent and by reaching out and by letting them know how passionate I was — a guy with no experience other than a summer at Burger King — I was able to get experience.”
Best Career Advice
“Don’t be afraid to challenge yourself.”
“I’ve talked a lot about working at Lucasfilm, but to be honest, there were times there that I felt like I was coasting. And I was just in what some people call like a velvet prison, where this is a great job and I can’t believe I have this job, but I’m not challenging myself. I’m not feeling challenged. So I made a difficult decision to leave that place because it was comfortable.”
Visual Effects, Animation, Maya, Film, Commercials, Computer Graphics, Compositing, Film Production, Feature Films, Character Animation, Lighting, Social Media Marketing, Storyboarding, After Effects, Storytelling, Teaching, Cinematics, Human Relationship
Bill Gates, Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Satya Nadella, PlayStation, The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Animation Studios, TEA (Themed Entertainment Association), Media Based Attractions and Rides, Theme Park & Attractions: Networking Industry Leaders, Northwestern University, Y Combinator, Academy of Art University