FIEA Graduate to Discuss Career Working on Films, Games

FIEA Graduate to Discuss Career Working on Films, Games

Nikki Smith, a University of Central Florida graduate and an assistant technical director at Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic division, will give a presentation at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, about working on films and games.

Smith’s presentation at UCF’s Center for Emerging Media, 500 W. Livingston St., Orlando, will be “Diving Into The Industry As a Technical Artist.” She’ll also discuss some industry myths and tips for students looking to get into the industry.

Smith is a graduate of UCF’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy. She also worked at Lucasfilm Animation and Electronic Arts, and her credits include Madden NFL Football 2012, NCAA Football 2012 and an unannounced animated film.

Industrial Light & Magic is a division of the film company that was founded by George Lucas in 1975.

The presentation is free and open to the public. Call 407-823-2121 or e-mail info@fiea.ucf.edu for more information.