Special effects technician also known as VFX technician

Association of British Theatre Technicians

This website has lots of information for anyone with an interest in the technical side of theatre. This includes sound, lighting and set design. There is also information about special effects work.


Information about careers in TV, film, animation, visual effects, and computer games.

Young Animator of the Year UK

An online club for young animators.

Creative & Cultural Skills Knowledge Centre

Lots of information about careers in the creative and cultural industries.

British Film Institute

Lots of useful information about the UK film industry, past and present. This includes information about the use of special effects in film.


Interviews, lectures and masterclasses from people who work in the film, TV and games industries.

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