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LOUISE 

KALYANGO

I have just completed The Art of Visual Effects MArt. Gained the experience of organising, setting up and running events from four years as student ambassador at Escape Studios. Developed the skills to accommodate, inform and interact with clients. Having worked on four big industry style projects, has an idea of what goes into making a project successful and has skills both in shotgun and Perforce. A 3D generalist, with speciality in 3d modelling, sculpting and texturing coupled with my experience as a student ambassador. I have a good understanding of production from a managerial, artistic and administrative point of view.

GET TO KNOW LOUISE

WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB TO START YOUR CAREER WITH?

Production Assistant.

DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN FIVE WORDS OR LESS.

Driven, Resourceful, Tenacious, Dynamic, Observant.

WHAT'S YOUR HOBBY?

I have a number of hobbies but my top 3 are: Cooking, drawing and photo editing.

WHAT MAKES YOU UNIQUE?

Being self aware and insightful which means I am able to observe situations from different perspectives in order to make the best decision.

IF YOU WERE AN ANIMAL, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU BE? AND WHY?

A leopard because its my family clan and its really fast: the closest thing to time travel.

WHAT THREE THINGS WOULD YOU TAKE TO A DESERT ISLAND? AND WHY?

A salt water purifier because we need water to survive, a compass to help me find my way home and a Swiss knife to help me prepare food.

WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES?

My biggest strength is my motivation to complete as many tasks as possible and willingness to challenge myself. My biggest weakness is I sometimes put too much attention to details when wanting to get the best possible results.

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5 YEARS?

TV/Film producer.

DESCRIBE YOUR DREAM JOB.

An executive producer for indie films.

TELL US AN ACHIEVEMENT YOU'RE PROUD OF.

Completing my MArt, I've developed personally, technically and professionally.

DESCRIBE A CHALLENGE THAT YOU HAD TO OVERCOME IN YOUR GROUP PROJECTS.

For my most recent group project, we had a tight deadline and I needed to model and texture a whole house with the set dressing assets inside. Despite this being my first time working on a game, I used this to motivate myself and learnt the skills that I did not have before to get me through.

WHAT YOU RATHER BE A WIZARD, JEDI OR SUPERHERO? AND WHY?

A superhero because I would have the power to help people in supernatural ways, which is what most of us need a lot of the time.

WHICH MOVIE/GAME INSPIRED YOU THE MOST TO CHOOSE THIS CAREER PATH?

A.I Artificial Intelligence. Even though it really scared me the first time I watched it, aged 10. I came to appreciate its intrinsically human story of finding a sense of belonging and what we most desire despite the doubts of others. Also: I love the cinematography!

DESCRIBE YOUR FAVORITE VFX/ANIMATED SEQUENCE.

The city bending in Inception, I find the distortion of physics combined with architecture mesmerising.

IF YOUR LIFE WAS A MOVIE WHAT WOULD IT BE?

A.I Artificial Intelligence.

WHAT VIDEO GAME CHARACTER BEST EMBODIES YOU?

Princess Peach.

IF YOUR LIFE WAS A MOVIE WHAT WOULD IT BE?

Telepathy.

WHY DO YOU DESERVE A GREATER SHARE OF SPACE IN 

THE YEAR BOOK?

I've blossomed.

If you would like to get in touch with our students, please email:

studentexperience@escapestudios.com