Meet Julian Bass, the Social Media VFX Star Who Has Won Over Hollywood: 'The World’s Gonna Know Your Name!'

Disney chief Bob Iger, Oscar-winner Matthew Cherry, James Gunn and Josh Gad are amongst the big names in awe of the 20-year-old Georgia State University student's self-made special effects videos

7/3/2020 2:06:00 PM

Disney chief Bob Iger, Oscar-winner Matthew Cherry, James Gunn and Josh Gad are amongst the big names in awe of the 20-year-old Georgia State University student's self-made special effects videos

Disney chief Bob Iger, Oscar-winner Matthew Cherry, James Gunn and Josh Gad are amongst the big names in awe of the 20-year-old Georgia State University student's self-made special effects videos.

Spider-Manlive-action movie.Pretty quickly, helped immeasurably by mass tagging on Twitter, the video had also caught the eye of some of the biggest names in Hollywood with replies and retweets from the likes of Oscar-winner Matthew Cherry, Guardians of the Galaxy

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 helmer James Gunn, actor Josh Gad andBen 10voice actor Tara Strong. People tagged Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse director Peter Ramsey to see if he could help Bass in some way, he replied "Look at all those likes...he helped himself!!"

More than retweets, the official Lonely Island twitter account said it had forwarded the video to Disney and VFX giant Industrial Light & Magic, actor Zach Braff urged Gunn to "hire this man," and yes, the video, eventually, caught the notice of Disney executive chairman Bob Iger himself, who replied, "The world’s gonna know your name!" 

"I jokingly asked for Disney and got the chairman himself," Bass told The Hollywood Reporterover direct message late on Thursday. "I absolutely had no idea it'd get this big. I mean, I've always put 100% into the videos I make and they're usually well received by those around me but nothing of this caliber," he said. 

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As far as I'm concerned, he's hired. I'll put him on MY payroll if no one else does. Looks like RobertIger and I will be having a bidding war on this guy. SushanthSinghRajput UnderworldMoneyInBollywood UnderworldMoneyInBollywood UnderworldMoneyInBollywood UnderworldMoneyInBollywood UnderworldMoneyInBollywood UnderworldMoneyInBollywood UnderworldMoneyInBollywood UnderworldMoneyInBollywood UnderworldMoneyInBollywood

tbacchus20 I want to know what's next for him! Yay! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Congratulationsthejulianbass I have friends that have more mature reels who can't get a foot in the door. Props to him for finding a shortcut, but it really pains me to tell my friends that this is not reality, normal people are held to a higher standard, even higher if they don't have the right passport.

If you patronizing tiktok, that is owned by CCP, you are helping a tyrant Xi destroy Democracy StandWithHK Pls understand if you use that platform ... you are helping CCP terrorize, harass, imprison and kill freedom-loving ppl in HongKong Congratulations Julian 🎉 Nice work kid! I’m happy for him but this seems constructed by a marketing firm. W/e tho

nbaextra reunionla1ere TechCrunch team974 jupiter AVD911 Then pay him fuckers. The future is bright and beautiful. Love it, strive for it and work for it my brotha. Twitter is awesome sometimes 👍 Jill 🔥🔥🔥💯 YES! 👑👑 pinkpushpop He changed into Spider Man so fast, I said WTH?😂😂😂 Congratulations Julian!

The power of Twitter. 🙌🏻 shaun_vdWalt 20?! 20?! Lucky bastard. Good for him. Also, fuck my life! GoState THIS is why America is great. A young man can work hard to develop himself & succeed in life no matter what bad attitudes some strangers may have. He made the best of the opportunities available, worked to apply himself, and is finding success in the path he chose. Bravo, sir!

KirkWrites79 Can someone post the guy's work in here? DiversityHire The fact he come out of Georgia State makes it more impressive cause that school is super trash KirkWrites79 Have we identified the videographer of the rollerskating girl They were fantastic! Hire him YNB Passion, hard work, education, perseverance What a combo. Congratulation young man.

👏🏾🖤💯🥳🥳🥳🥳 Love this story. Well deserved 👌🏽 YNB This man is only 20!? Love to see it MatthewACherry Good for him! bradrlambert_ Proud of you thejulianbass you broke the internet yesterday YNB Hell yeah YNB GIVE. HIM. THE. SAME. OPPORTUNITIES. WHITE. PEOPLE. IN. THIS. FIELD. GET. ajcannizzaro I love this so much

Hey sghubril look at GeorgiaStateU cultivating excellence, again. They only do it bc he’s black MatthewACherry genius deray (at the risk of being a racial reductionist) the next Ryan Coogler! MatthewACherry Gosh I love the internet population sometimes ❤️ conorsen What a great story! Well deserved and can’t wait to see his future work and success.

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