100 episodes

Allan McKay is an award winning Visual Effects Supervisor and Technical Director in Hollywood - join Allan as he interviews many of the leading experts in Hollywood about their careers, pitfalls and what they took to succeed, while also gaining a lot of core knowledge to help build your career, money and success and skills to make the biggest impact in your career AND in your life!

The Allan McKay Podcas‪t‬ Emmy Award Winner | Speaker | Mentor | Visual Effects Expert

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    • 5.0 • 137 Ratings

Allan McKay is an award winning Visual Effects Supervisor and Technical Director in Hollywood - join Allan as he interviews many of the leading experts in Hollywood about their careers, pitfalls and what they took to succeed, while also gaining a lot of core knowledge to help build your career, money and success and skills to make the biggest impact in your career AND in your life!

    288 -- Lux Machina

    288 -- Lux Machina

    In this Podcast, Allan McKay interviews the team at Lux Machina -- Co-CEO Phil Galler and CTO Kris Murray -- about the company’s history, its most groundbreaking projects, as well as the biggest challenges and the future of virtual production.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    287 -- The Sky’s the Limit

    287 -- The Sky’s the Limit

    In this Podcast, Allan McKay discusses the importance of having a support system that makes you average up, not down; how and where to find it, as well as how to overcome the inner critic that holds you back.

    • 26 min
    286 -- 90% of Artists Fail

    286 -- 90% of Artists Fail

    In this Podcast, Allan McKay confronts the excuses with which artists sabotage their careers and gives advice on how to make a choice to confront those excuses -- and to actually succeed!

    • 20 min
    285 -- Beeple -- Mike Winkelmann

    285 -- Beeple -- Mike Winkelmann

    Allan McKay interviews graphic designer Mike Winkelmann known as Beeple about finding inspiration for his daily art, the importance of discipline, building an audience and the myth of perfection.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    284 -- Stand Out!

    284 -- Stand Out!

    In this Podcast, Allan McKay talks about the importance of specializing, how to have different niches, how to adjust those niches for different clients -- and how to become memorable as the go-to person for a specific job.

    • 21 min
    283 -- Hugo Guerra

    283 -- Hugo Guerra

    In this Podcast, Allan McKay and VFX Supervisor Hugo Guerra tackle the subjects of having a business mentality as artists, learning to negotiate and the importance of knowing your worth.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
137 Ratings

137 Ratings

JayD9 ,

Dope!

Loving this ✊

Mody Sharay ,

Great

This is a quality content! I never listen to podcasts, but I never get bored listening to his! Everything minute is so full of valuable information. #VFX1

toddfiles ,

Packed wth amazing insights and information

I find a lot of Allan's insights to be valuable, no just for VFX, but for life in general (including parenting!) I really appreciate it!

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