Paul Franklin from Double Negative
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Interstellar Oscar winner on visual effects skills shortage

A new qualification in video game design, animation and visual effects has been created to try and tackle what the industry says is an acute skills shortage.

It has been backed by industry experts including Double Negative, which won the Academy Award for best visual effects in 2011 for the film Inception and 2015 for Interstellar.

Its visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme's Jim Reed the firm is struggling to find British employees.

Watch the full film on the Victoria Derbyshire website.

  • 20 Aug 2015
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