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It is hard enough to start a successful visual effects business without the psychological stress of struggling to stay alive.
- Working on a computer without electricity
- Inadequate or nonexistent academic training in computer graphics
- Difficulties acquiring equipment and legal software
- Struggles to convince clients that original creative thinking is valuable
These were some of the challenges of running a visual effects services company in the middle of a war zone in Syria. The panelists discuss how they worked and survived.
Hind Wakil [via Skype from Damascus, Syria]