Senior FX TD / Artist

Ali Rizvi

Meet Ali Rizvi, the talented FX artist and Technical Director from British Columbia, making waves in the world of visual effects. Ali's journey started after he graduated in Computer Engineering in 2010, setting his sights on animation studios. Fueled by his passion for computer graphics, he ventured into uncharted territories. Having earned a Master of Arts in Visual Effects from the Savannah College of Art & Design in Spring 2016, Ali entered the industry as a freelance FX Technical Director/Artist. His notable contributions include collaborations with top-tier studios such as BLUR, The Mill, Psyop, Electric Theater Collective, and MPC - Los Angeles. 

In 2017, Ali moved to Vancouver, working on impactful projects like Marvel's Black Panther and Deadpool 2 at Method Studios. He then joined Industrial Light and Magic in 2018, contributing to Aquaman, Captain Marvel, and Terminator Dark Fate. Ali's time at Scanline VFX (2019-2020) involved heavy-hitting projects such as Marvel's phase IV "The Eternals", Zack Snyders Justice League, Godzilla Vs Kong, and Reminiscence.

At the end of 2020, Ali stepped into the realm of Double Negative (DNEG), bringing his creativity to movies like "Venom: Let There Be Carnage," "Uncharted," and the award-winning "Slumberland" on Netflix. His work on Slumberland, particularly in the procedural growth of trees and vegetation, earned the team with VES award for Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature.

In 2022, Ali continued his journey at Luma Pictures, contributing to Disney Plus shows like "Ahsoka" and "I Am Groot." His artistic finesse and technical skills contributed in achieving a Children's & Family Creative Arts Emmy 2023 for Short Form Program. Ali's versatility shone through in various effects, from explosive sequences to character interactions and magical elements in "Doctor Strange."

‚ÄčAli Rizvi's story is an epic tale of creativity and dedication, leaving an enduring mark on the captivating realms of visual effects.

If you want to see more of Ali's recent works, visit Demo reel section.