Meet one of the visual effects geniuses behind the Aníkúlápó movie

Episode 137 October 25, 2022 00:46:58
Meet one of the visual effects geniuses behind the Aníkúlápó movie
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Meet one of the visual effects geniuses behind the Aníkúlápó movie

Oct 25 2022 | 00:46:58

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Hosted By

Chimgozirim Nwokoma Oluwanifemi Kolawole Bolu Abiodun

Show Notes

Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we sit with Uche Anisiuba, 3D Generalist and CEO Quadron Studios and one of the talents behind the visual effects (VFX) in the Nollywood screenplay, Aníkúlápó.

We discuss his journey through the VFX field, humble beginnings, the challenges of the industry, predictions/expectations for the future and much more.

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Timestamps

00:00 - Intro
01:34 - We meet Uche
02:40 - What is VFX
04:13 - How he got into VFX
10:12 - Going viral in 2020 and other works
12:03 - Why the Nigerian VFX industry is the way it is
17:56 - Why do VFX in Nigeria
21:51 - Uche's VFX role in Aníkúlápó
27:09 - How long it took to do the Aníkúlápó VFX
29:26 - How challenging was Aníkúlápó?
31:05 - How long it took to research for the movie
32:41 - Favourite part of working on the movie
33:48 - Why there is a talent deficit in the Nigerian VFX industry
38:26 - Device he used for the Aníkúlápó movie
40:29 - Years of experience
43:02 - Lessons learnt

Useful link
How a 3D visual effects video of a drone delivering a carton of Indomie fooled the internet 

This episode was produced by Gracious Sede and Bolu Abiodun

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