Book Spotlight: Why I Do VFX


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Book Details:
 
Book Title:  Why I Do VFX: The Untold Truths About Working in Visual Effects by Vicki Lau
Category:  Adult Non-Fiction 18+
GenreEntertainment Industry, Movie Industry, Arts & Entertainment, Job Hunting & Career Guides, Women & Business, Strategic Business Planning, Computer Graphics
Publisher: Vicki Lau, 376 pages
​Publication Date: May 2021

Content Rating: PG Suggested use of the word "bitch" (but spelled as "b..."), one mention of an experience of unwarranted sexual advance through text message solicitation (no images, just text).


Book Description:

From the city of Singapore to working on over twenty Hollywood blockbuster films and TV series such as “The Walking Dead,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Aquaman,” and “War for the Planet of the Apes,” comes one of the first books of its kind in the visual effects (VFX) industry.

With a unique blend of self-help, career strategy, and memoir-like elements, Vicki Lau speaks to the core of what it is like to work behind-the-scenes on some of your favorite Hollywood titles, covering strategies employed in order to maneuver her way into the upper echelons of the industry.

You will learn:
  • Detailed breakdowns of day-to-day studio activities
  • How industries and events impact your life and career prospects as a VFX artist
  • Key strategies and insights on dealing with Hollywood politics
  • Precise predictions on VFX job displacements and new high-growth skills
  • Self-clarity on your ambitions in life and what the VFX industry truly offers
Why I Do VFX is a must-have for anyone seriously considering a fulfilling life and career in Hollywood, film, and the arts.

After all, why spend a decade of your life uncovering the truths about this industry when you need only read this book to answer your own question:

Do you really want to do VFX?

Foreword by Leif Einarsson (VFX on "Stuart Little," "X-Men: Days of Future Past," "Spider-Man: Homecoming")
 
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Meet the Author: 
Vicki Lau is a VFX artist/generalist, virtual reality (VR) developer, TEDx speaker, entrepreneur, and educator from Singapore who broke into Hollywood as an outsider. She has worked with over 20 studios and filmmakers on major productions such as AMC's "The Walking Dead" (Season 4), "Guardians of the Galaxy," and "Aquaman" and teaches over 80,000 students worldwide.
She is a winner of the WeAreTheCity Rising Stars Editor's Choice Award and nominated finalist of the WeAreTheCity Rising Stars Global Award for Achievement and WinTrade Award for Women in Tech. Vicki is also a bodybuilder.

Connect with the Author:  Website ~ Instagram Goodreads
 

Tour Schedule: 

Aug 2 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight / author interview
Aug 2 - Rockin' Book Reviews – book spotlight
Aug 3 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight / author interview
Aug 4 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight
Aug 5 – 
The Adventures of a Traveler's Wife - book spotlight / author interview
Aug 6 – 
Books for Books - book spotlight
Aug 10 – Pick a Good Book – book spotlight / author interview  
Aug 11 – Literary Flits – book spotlight
Aug 12 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book spotlight
Aug 13 – 
Jazzy Book Reviews - book spotlight / author interview
Aug 16 –
 Gina Rae Mitchell - book spotlight / author interview 
Aug 17 – 
Sefina Hawke's Books - book spotlight 
Aug 18 – Kam's Place – book spotlight / author interview
Aug 19 – She Just Loves Books – book spotlight
Aug 20 – Cheryl's Book Nook – book spotlight

 


 






 

Comments

Vicki Lau said…
Thank you for the spotlight, Cheryl!

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