Laraib Atta making Pakistan Proud With Nomination In VES Awards
Laraib Atta the daughter of Sufi legend Attaullah Khan Essakhelvi just got nominated in Visual Effects Society Awards 2019. And she is the first ever Pakistani to be on the nomination.
Laraib Atta was nominated for the category of ‘Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Episode’ for a TV Show “Altered Carbon” in a show. She has been working as a visual effects artist on it.
The genius girl shared the news on Instagram with excitement over her achievement.
She said in a caption of her Instagaram post
I’VE BEEN NOMINATED FOR #VISUALEFFECTSSOCIETY AWARDS FOR MY WORK IN #ALTEREDCARBON. ATTENDING THE AWARDS THIS WEEK AT #BEVERLEYHILLS. FEELING SO ECSTATIC
The 17th Visual Effects Society Awards was held on 5th February 2019. Laiba couldn’t win though but it’s still a huge achievement for her to be nominated in this list and Pakistan is super proud of her. The winner was “Lost in Space”. But she was nominated with some of the famous visual effects artists from around the world.
Unlike her father, Laraib did not join the music industry in Pakistan yet she actively pursued her career in visual arts at an international level.
VES has over 3,700 members in more than 35 countries worldwide who contribute to all areas of entertainment – film, television, commercials, animation, music videos, games, and new media.
Laraib stepped in Hollywood in 2006 at the age of 19. She first started working on an advertisement for Disney, George Michael, and Rolling Stones. Earlier at the age of 16, she worked on a Hollywood project of Johny Depp’s Sweeney Todd, 10,000 BC, and then the Chronicles of Narnia sequels.
She also worked on the Olympics promo China, Nike Football World Cup promo that was aired all around the world and she became a part of VFX and media companies including BBC, Sky, and also Spanish TV. She has been a part of the teams that worked on Godzilla, Gravity and X-Men and many more.