13 Key Skills to Becoming a Great VFX Compositor

1. Develop your eye for detail

2. Learn about photography

3. Train your photographic eye

4. Learn about light and shade

5. Learn about composition

6. Learn the colour theory

7. Learn about cinematography

8. Understand the basic maths of compositing

9. Learn to be a team player

10. Learn to take criticism

11. Meet the deadlines

12. Keep learning

13. Manage stress


  1. Words of wisdom from the Zen master himself….especially the managing stress part. I am Irish so managing stress for us is supposed to by whiskey, but I think kittens are better:)

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