"The secret to working in VFX is knowing how to work smart"

− Leigh Russell

Leigh Russell

 

Tell us about yourself?

I’m from a creative background with 20 years design and illustration experience.  My current position is Senior Generalist Technical Director at Industrial Light and Magic.

What got you interested in VFX?

Reading science fiction and science fact books.

What’s been your favorite project?

All the projects I’m involved in have been enjoyable.  Seeing my work on the big screen is a great feeling!

How was Bhaumik as a Tutor?

Bhaumik is an awesome tutor, a master of Maya.  He seems to know every button, dial and switch. The secret to working in VFX is knowing how to work smart and Bhaumik can show you how.

What’s the best thing about working in VFX?

Having my ego massaged when I see my name on a credit list…but seriously knowing Ive contributed to a project and boring my family about it!