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My name is Callum and I am an aspiring 3D Animator, specialising in character animation and performance. I have a keen interest in films, music and winter sports. Throughout my time at Escape I have enjoyed learning from different artists, roles and opportunities. Career wise, I aim to make my first steps into the industry as a Junior Animator.

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GET TO KNOW CALLUM

Describe yourself in 5 words.

If I had to describe myself in 5 words, I would say I am; Creative, Resourceful, Motivated, Proactive and Friendly.

If you were an animal, which one would you be? and why?

If I was an animal, I would be a chimpanzee because I love working with others, learning new things and problem solving. I am inquisitive by nature and really interested in how things are made and how to create them myself.

What are your biggest strengths and weaknesses?

My biggest strength would be my ability to adapt to different situations and come up with solutions. My weakness would be that sometimes I am too critical about my own work. However, taking a moment to see what is working well, often allows me to see the bigger picture and improve upon my skills.

What job position would excite you the most to start your career with?

The job that would excite me the most to start my career with would be as a Character Animator on a film or TV series project.

Which animated movie inspired you the most to choose this career path?

The films that inspired me the most to become an animator was 'The Incredibles' and 'Finding Nemo'. These films were captivating to watch as a child and remain a huge influence for myself. I would like to have the opportunity one day to work on similar successful projects like these and bring life to fictitious characters and worlds.

What was your crowning moment of your time at Escape?

My crowning moments of my time at Escape was working on 'Quarantine Chorus' at the start of 2020. I found that I was able to really hone in my animation skills and, as a group, we were able to create quite a special project. It has also been a great experience working with such talented artists throughout my time at Escape Studios.