How Going Viral on TikTok Jumpstarted My VFX Career, with Daphne Le


Daphne Le is a director, actor, and creator who writes, films, edits, and acts in content showcasing VFX and cinematic storytelling. Through her one-person production company, which creates everything from viral videos to Marvel ads, Le strives to create a platform that amplifies not just the superheroes in her TikTok videos, but also women of color and underrepresented groups in the entertainment industry. She takes you through her career journey, from how she taught herself visual effects to how she turned that passion into a career.

  • 0:00 - About Le
  • 2:21 - Beginnings
  • 7:05 - Discovering TikTok and Going Full-Time
  • 16:36 - How to Teach Yourself VFX
  • 20:54 - Producing an Ad
  • 28:39 - Opportunities from TikTok
  • 33:27 - Moral of the Story
  • 35:46 - Q&A

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