previous post for Eggstory has suddenly disappeared. I think I would like to tell you the
reason for that. But if you don't wanna waste your time, don't read all of this below.
This past few months has been an emotional roller coaster for me. I've decided to quit my
job and have been looking for a better opportunities abroad since, for a career that I always
wanted, as an animator. And I was fortunate enough to get 2 fantastic job offers. One from
Eggstory and just yesterday I got an offer from Lucasfilm as a Junior Animator! I can tell you
to get those job offers was the greatest high. Either of them would have been my dream job.
I got companies who really wants me as an Animator. But always my degree has been
problem. Well, actually my degree is not a problem for the companies but it is a problem for
the government in the country where I applied to. The potential snag that lies within the
career of an animators is their formal education in University!
This is becoz, the people working at the GOVERNMENT will not understand the TALENT based
on REEL concept! That being said, the company employing you won't necessarily look at your
level of education but it does serve in getting the VISA. And that's what pissed me off!
It hurts, actually. Probably it wouldn't hurt as much if the company said that my skill is not
qualified. To tell you the truth, I don't really care about the degree or certification from
University. What I can do is the most important thing for me. But I also know this is how it is.
So I am planning to go back for now. But I don't feel bad at all, and disheartened by this.
I'm sure I will come back again in the future when the time is right..