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Digital Lighting and Rendering by Jeremy Birn

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Appendix: Getting a Job in 3D Graphics

If you are already working in the industry, then you know that your performance at the companies where you’ve worked and the people who you have worked with are most important to moving ahead and getting your next job. If you are a student or are trying to break into the industry for the first time, however, your first priority is to develop a showreel to demonstrate your skills.

A Lighting Showreel

A showreel (also called a demo reel) is a short video that features your best work related to the job you are applying for. To demonstrate your skills in lighting, use your showreel to highlight that you can integrate elements into a live-action environment and also that you can light fully CG environments. ...

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