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This week on The VFX Process, we had the pleasure of being joined by Saga Alayyoubi. Saga is a highly skilled senior artist for Epic Games, currently based in London UK. With a wealth of industry knowledge and a passion for his craft, Saga offers listeners a captivating glimpse into his remarkable journey and extensive experience in the field of visual effects.

Throughout his career, Saga has contributed to several exciting projects. In this captivating episode we delve into the diverse ventures Saga has been involved in, some of which include his work on The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience, Quixel - 90 days and even his personal creation featuring the iconic Joe Rogan. Saga possesses a vast wealth of knowledge in the art of creation, and he generously shares with us the tools he has utilized to bring these pieces to life. During our discussion, we explore the intricacies of popular tools like ZBrush, delve into the realm of MetaHuman shaders, and uncover the transformative power of Path Tracing for lighting and rendering.

When Saga is not fully immersed in his creative endeavors, we can often find him on the football pitch, indulging in sports and exercise to release the pressure and stress of both work and everyday life. Saga shares his perspective on the importance of striking a balance between professional commitments and personal well-being.

In this thought-provoking episode, we are reminded of the significance of pushing our own limits and focusing on personal growth, rather than comparing ourselves to others. Saga’s insights provide valuable perspective on the intricacies of the VFX industry and the remarkable artistry that goes into bringing virtual worlds to life.

Get ready to dive deep into the world of visual effects as Saga Alayyoubi shares his wisdom, stories and expertise, leaving listeners inspired and eager to embark on their own VFX adventures.

(Watch The VFX Process here)


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