Portfolio Review with Behance

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Show Your Stuff - Get Some Recognition - Exchange Ideas - Meet Your Peers

Please join us for a portfolio review Thursday, November 7. Bring your stuff. You will have an opportunity to have your work seen by leading advertising, gaming, photography and broadcast professionals lead by award winning Creative Director Jon Schindehette of Wizards of the Coast fame. This is an opportunity to strengthen the work in your portfolio, meet colleagues in the creative community and develop your professional network.

Who Should Attend

Print and web designers, photographers, illustrators, cartoonists, 2D and 3D modelers and animators, videographers, motion graphics artists, UX/UI designers, game/app artists and developers, typographers


4 Reasons Why You Should Participate

Learn how industry professionals see your work. Presenting your work to industry professionals and peers alike is an experience that can’t be matched. There is nothing like putting your work in front of strangers (and perhaps trying to explain it) to help clarify its strengths and weaknesses

Get tips on how to better present your work and where to go next

Get insight into what others present and how they do it

Start new professional relationships. This is an opportunity for you to to share your work and ideas with your peers and industry professionals, be it discussing craft or intention/audience

What To Expect

We will meet. Our panel of reviewers will talk for a few minutes and then we will dive into the reviews. Afterwards we will have an opportunity to network over snacks and drinks and win prizes.


Agenda:

6:00 – 6:20 Arrival

6:20 – 7:00 Presentation by Jon Schindehette (Wizards of the Coast), Ryan Stewart (Adobe), Rusty George (Rusty George Creative) and Rob Resing (Chapters Photography)

7:00 – 7:15 Q&A

7:15 - 8:30 Form into small focus groups for portfolio reviews - each group will be lead by an industry professional. If you would like feedback on your work, this is your chance

8:30 – 9:00 Mingling, Snacks/Drinks, Networking, Raffle and Swag


How To Prepare

Just do it! Don’t worry if your portfolio isn’t finished or is out of date or you are showing works-in-progress or a sketchbook. Don’t chicken out. Don’t pay attention to any excuses. Just get your work in here. The sole function of these reviews is to help you strengthen your portfolio and your presentation skills. This will be an enjoyable experience and you will be the better for it. 

Bring a notepad and pen - be prepared to take notes

If you are showing digital works, the safest way to show them is bring them on your own laptop

If you are showing video, animation, motion graphics, etc, please limit to no more than 5 minutes.

If you are showing physical works, please limit to no more than 15 pieces

Swag

Raffling off 2 12-month Creative Cloud subscriptions. Plus 3-month free access to Behance ProSite for every creative submitting a portfolio. and t-shirts, pens, buttons, etc.

Admission: Free

Please join us Thursday night. It will be a great night full wonderful inspiring artwork!


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  • Howard H

    Guest Speakers did not spend much time with any of the break-out groups except those in their own specialty. Howard and John had to remind them that other groups would like their reviews.

    November 8, 2013

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