Abdel Halim Garess, a French VFX artist born in Corsica, just launched his own podcast : A Worthy Alien.
The pitch : “a monthly one on one interview type of podcast that will revolve around the experience of people who’ve gone through life altering events but manage to create something of it”.
The first episode is a 3-part interview of Mohammed Kamal, a Palestinian VFX artist from the Gaza Strip where he taugh CG/multimedia. He then left his country and went to Australia : he is now asset TD at Animal Logic.
Here is the interview, as well as the RnD reel of Mohammed Kamal.