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Not Your Starving Artist, with VFX Generalist Vicki Lau | TVAP EP32

Monday 23rd May 2022

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In this episode, we chat to VFX generalist and author, Vicki Lau, about her take on being a female multi-disciplinary artist in the VFX industry.

We also find out why she chose to write two books about her experience in the VFX industry, titled 'Why I Do VFX' (The untold truths about working in visual effects) and 'Not your starving artist' (Making money in the arts).

Vicki also gives us a look into the misconception of the industry by the asian community, based on her own experience and what kept her determined to pursue her goals.

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Chapters:
00:00:00 Intro
00:00:41 How I got into the VFX industry
00:07:50 Being a compositor for Postvis and finals
00:09:11 Volumetric and Stereoscopic compositing
00:11:19 Pros and cons of being a generalist
00:13:24 Pros and cons of being a postvis Compositor
00:15:57 Favourite shows worked on
00:16:32 Being an oriental woman in the VFX industry
00:19:01 VFX industry in Singapore
00:20:10 What drives you?
00:21:59 Teaching others
00:24:49 Why I wrote these VFX books
00:30:11 Benefits of putting your VFX industry experience into a book
00:31:20 Where to find Vicki's books
00:31:52 Words of advice
00:35:10 Conclusion

Find Vicki:
Website
IMDB
Print book on Amazon
E-book on Amazon
Audiobook on Amazon
All other stores

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