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Laraib Atta – The Youngest Pakistani VFX Artist Taking Hollywood by Storm


Posted on 29/Aug/2018

ProPakistan.pk Team.


Laraib Atta is nowadays making distinctions in the field of VFX in Hollywood film industry and came out to be an accomplished visual artist. She is the daughter of Pakistani musical maestro Attaullah Khan. She did Pakistan proud for her work on the latest film of the hugely successful Mission Impossible franchise. Laraib Atta is youngest and first Pakistani female visual effects artist in Hollywood. She has worked on visual effects on X-Men, Godzilla, Gravity, the Chronicles of Narnia, 10,000 BC, Prince of Persia and Sweeney Todd and some others.

How the Talented Laraib Came Out to be an Accomplished Visual Artist?

Laraib Atta was 19 when she started working in Hollywood as a visual effect artist in 2006. She was the youngest and probably the first Pakistani female who had entered in this field.

She proved her talent first working on ads for Rolling Stone, Disney, and George Michael. She also worked for high profile global events like the Olympics in China and the Nike Football promo. Undoubtedly, these events are serving as a clear evidence of her world-class skills and talent as a creative visual artist. She was employed at the BBC Television Center in London, MPC, and SKY also. Currently, she's working at the Imasblue and Glassworks Barcelona (Spain).


Laraib – A New Addition to Project Soft Image of Pakistan

There is no doubt that Laraib Atta is contributing hugely to project the soft image of Pakistan around the globe. She is doing marvels as a visual artist. Mostly people from the West think about Pakistan a country that is constantly in disorder and chaos. And then they come across people like Laraib, who challenge every rigid concept that others might have about our country. Laraib's work is fabulous and most important is that she is serving as an ambassador for a more lively, progressive and peaceful Pakistan. It also proves that Pakistanis can do exceptions even in unfavorable circumstances.

Her Aspirations for Other Pakistanis

Laraib Atta wants other Pakistanis especially female to join this field and prove their talent. She expressed her thoughts in the following lines as: "Back then when I started I was the only girl in the course and the youngest and of course the only Pakistani". "The goal is to get more women, young people into this, and more Pakistanis,".

We hope that Laraib Atta continues to work on with even more passion and zealous and pave the path for more Pakistani girls to take an initiative to start a career in visual art.

ProPakistan.pk Team

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