Debra is an accredited Business and Personal Coach (PCC, PG-Cert) with a proven background in leadership, & coaching.
Debra has enjoyed over 25 years working in the Visual Effects Industry, progressing from Runner at Cinesite to Global Head of Compositing at DNEG, compositing on 25+ films and closely overseeing delivery of 100+ projects by hundreds of artists. Along the way, she has been involved with winning 3 Oscars and 3 BAFTAs, worked overseas, been a British Arrows judge, is a proud parent and a vocal advocate for women in VFX/tech including being on the Board of Animated Women UK (AWUK).
Debra attributes her success to an innate ability to truly listen to people, fostering a culture of trust and mutual respect with everyone she works with.
With Open Frame Coaching, Debra is delighted to pool her strengths and experience to provide leadership coaching/career coaching for companies and individuals within VFX, Animation, Games and screen industries.
For larger projects, Debra uses an Associate model to work with other professionals and ensure your training needs are met.