Mir Zafar Ali
|Mir Zafar Ali|
|Occupation||Visual effects artist|
|Known for||The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
The Golden Compass (2007)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Ghost Rider (2007)
Life of Pi (2012)
Mir Zafar Ali (Urdu:میر ظفر علی) is a Pakistani movie visual effects artist. He worked in the team that won the Academy Award for best visual effects for the 2007 movie The Golden Compass. He is the first Pakistani to have been connected with an Academy Award-winner for Best Visual Effects.
Ali has worked on visual effects and graphics in many Hollywood movies, including The Day After Tomorrow, X-Men: First Class, Stealth, Monster House, The Golden Compass, The Incredible Hulk, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and Aliens in the Attic.
Ali was born into a Muslim family in Karachi, Pakistan. He initially studied software engineering in college in Pakistan. He is a graduate of the Beaconhouse School System and FAST National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences. He is married to Tamanna Shah.
|Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters||2013||FX Lead|
|The Cabin in the Woods||2012||FX Artist|
|Life of Pi||2012||FX Artist|
|Hop||2011||FX Technical Director|
|Yogi Bear||2010||FX Technical Director|
|Land of the Lost||2009||FX Technical Director|
|The Incredible Hulk||2008||Technical Director|
|Spider-Man 3||2007||FX Animator|
|The Golden Compass||2007||FX Technical Director|
|Monster House||2006||FX Technical Director|
|Open Season||2006||FX Artist|
|The Day After Tomorrow||2004||FX Artist|
- Anwar, Husna (June 14, 2011). "Home-grown talent: Oscar-winning visual effects artist makes Karachi look so good". Express Tribune.
- "Karachi to Hollywood: Pakistani visual effects artist wins third Oscar". The Express Tribune. April 13, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2016.