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Simon Devereux

Language: English

The Road to ACCESS:VFX

 

ACCESS:VFX is a global, industry-led, non-profit comprised of 50 leading companies, industry bodies and educational establishments in the VFX, animation and games industries. It focuses on actively pursuing and encouraging inclusion, diversity, awareness and opportunity under its four pillars of Inspiration, Education, Mentoring and Recruitment. ‍ ACCESS:VFX has united over 100 passionate people (many from competing companies) around the common goal of addressing the lack of diversity in the VFX industry. Together they have run more than 50 events and reached thousands of potential future employees of primary school age and above across the UK, US and Canada – working with organisations including We Are Stripes, Into Film and This Ability. ACCESS:VFX was founded and is chaired by Simon Devereux, Group Head of Learning & Development for award winning content creation studio The Mill.