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  • Mariana Acuña-Acosta, VFX artist

    Michael Curtin, Kevin Sanson

    Chapter from the book: Curtin M. & Sanson K. 2017. Voices of Labor: Creativity, Craft, and Conflict in Global Hollywood.


    Mariana Acuña-Acosta has worked in the film industry for over 15 years, primarily in the VFX sector at companies like Sony Imageworks and The Foundry. Acuña-Acosta’s work has ranged from compositing to instruction to creative development management. Here she discusses the tyranny of iterative VFX work, working in a male-dominated industry, and her efforts in labor organizing.

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    Curtin M. & Sanson K. 2017. Mariana Acuña-Acosta, VFX artist. In: Curtin M. & Sanson K, Voices of Labor. California: University of California Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/luminos.26.w

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    Published on March 3, 2017