Victor Perez sits down for a casual chat with Ceb, untangling some of the underlying mysteries around what makes good visual effects.
"[...] he has worked on a number of Hollywood films, including Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’, and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides [...]’
Victor Perez is a renowned figure in the global visual effects industry. His career spans over 25 years so far, and he's worked in many areas. Starting as a Photographer and Cinematographer, he's also been a Colorist, worked in Image Post-Production, and has been a Visual Effects Compositor and CG Generalist. Along the way, he has worked on a number of Hollywood films, including Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’, and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’, plus many more. Eventually, he became a Film Director, and his career naturally led him to his current role as a Visual Effects Supervisor.
What really drives Perez is his focus on storytelling. He's fascinated by how new technologies can help filmmakers tell stories in ways never seen before. His work is a blend of Science, Technology, and Art, reflecting his passion for innovation and creativity.
In parallel and compatible with his professional career as a Production Visual Effects Supervisor, Victor Perez has built a name for himself in the visual effects industry worldwide. Always focused on STORYTELLING, Perez is fascinated by how new technologies enable filmmakers to explore novel ways of narrative expression, blending Science, Technology, and Art.
Victor Perez has always loved to share his knowledge and work with the global community of visual effects professionals. Regularly invited to renowned events such as Siggraph, FMX, VIEW Conference, and more, he's become an influential figure in the field. His insights and accomplishments have been featured in specialized press, including Cinefex, FXGuide, The VFX Voice, and Before & Afters, to mention a few. In 2012, he was voted one of the most influential visual effects artists in the world by the specialised press of Nukepedia.
Producer: Ajira Bouchada