VFX Work Placements with Trixter – Call for Application!
August 09, 2018 | 

Young Film Professionals Overseas Training Program

VFX Work Placements with German Studio Trixter

Location: Berlin, Germany

Placement Period: October to December, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2018 (Monday), Hong Kong time 6pm


As part of the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFA Academy)’s Young Film Professionals Overseas Training Program (YFPOTP), with the support of Create Hong Kong and the Film Development Fund of the Hong Kong SAR Government and in partnership with Trixter, the Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the Nipkow Programm, there will be funded two-month work placements opened for application at Trixter’s Film VFX Department in Berlin, Germany. The AFA Academy will provide funding as specified in the application guidelines. Hong Kong Permanent Residents who can communicate fluently in English with more than two years but no longer than ten years of professional full-time post-production experience in film visual effects field are welcomed to apply.

The AFA Academy’s Young Film Professionals Overseas Training Program offers overseas training opportunities in mature film industries to enable promising early career professionals in film to develop their skills, international outlook, professional relationships and knowledge so as to move on to the next stage of their career. The successful applicant(s) will be sent on an overseas training visit to learn working methods, structures, technologies, and peer networking in the young professional’s discipline. The Program also serves to develop the relationship between Asian film professionals with those that are outside the region.

For inquiries, please contact +852 3195-0610 or info@afa-academy.com.

Please read closely the Application Guidelines

Please download and fill in the Application Form

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2018 (Monday), Hong Kong time 6pm

About Trixter   |   www.trixter.de

Trixter has studios in Berlin, Munich and Los Angeles. It is not only where iconic Marvel characters like Iron Man, Black Panther, Rocket and Baby Groot are brought to life, but also a breathtaking variety of animals, from an ant to an elephant to a magical dragon. The international team of artists teaches them how to run, swim, fly or whatever the project requires, creating believable characters that live on the screen, interacting seamlessly with their human co-stars. Trixter also gives them their environments, whether it be a set extension or a completely virtual world, from a classic matte painting to a fully CG forest to a bustling city and everything in between, employing various complex effects from water to fire or smoke.


Founded two decades ago by Simone Kraus and Michael Coldewey, Trixter is one of Germany`s leading VFX studios, creating stunning high end VFX work and character animation for film and television. At the leading edge of the industry, employing computer scientists, film aficionados and incredibly talented artists, Trixter is always pushing the boundaries and is currently developing content and technical solutions for VR and 360°.