My name is Ben Fowler and I would like to become an FX Artist. I'm passionate about learning new skills, meeting new people and developing as an artist.
GET TO KNOW BEN
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB TO START YOUR CAREER WITH?
I'd love to start my career off by becoming a Junior FX Artist.
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN FIVE WORDS OR LESS.
Team player, clear communicator, organised.
WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES.
In my free time I enjoy swimming, cycling and climbing. I also enjoy watching films and exploring London.
WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES?
My biggest weakness is that I currently have no industry experience. However, my biggest strength is that I'm passionate about learning and developing as an artist. Since college I have been teaching myself Houdini with the goal of one day becoming an FX artist and working on films.
WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN FIVE YEARS?
In 5 years time I would love to be an FX TD working on big Hollywood films.
IF YOUR LIFE WAS A MOVIE WHAT WOULD IT BE?
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
DESCRIBE YOUR FAVORITE VFX SEQUENCE.
My current favourite is the mirror sequence from 'Spiderman: Far From Home'. The seamless transitions and variety of effects makes it interesting to watch, and it looks like it would've been fun to work on too.