Zhibo Lai

Zhibo Lai

Dimension FX, LLC

Cinematographer, editor and visual effects artist in Washington, D. C.

About Zhibo

A filmmaker with a passion for philosophical sci-fi films that can inspire change and make the world a better place.

Name: Zhibo Lai

Lives in: Washington, D. C.

Company: Dimension FX, LLC

Occupation: Cinematographer, Editor, Visual Effects Artist, Screenwriter, Digital Imaging Technician and Director


  • E-Preeti

    E-Preeti (2016)
    Film by Shilpa Priyabharati Jagadish (Comedy, Musical and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Admins

    Admins (2015)
    Film by Aaron Goodmiller (Comedy) Visual effects A day in the lives of two system admins named Dan and Randy as they annoy users, discuss office politics, and watch gophers at the coffee shop.

  • It's All in My Head

    It's All in My Head (2015)
    Film by Alyssa Michek (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Visual effects Michelle and Alex are breaking up, but the story is in her head. Her reactions, memories, and fantasies give a witty commentary as the conversation unfolds. When she comes back to reality she finds that life is not like the movies.

  • Geographically Desirable

    Geographically Desirable (2015)
    Film by Michael Kravinsky (Comedy and Romance) Visual effects Geographically Desirable is a comedy of Priorities, TV News and Sleep. Meet Nicole. She works the overnight shift at a TV news network in Washington, DC. Even though Nicole is sleepy most all the time, she really loves her job, to the exclusion of most other things. Don't give Nicole a plant; it won't survive! Nicole's uncle who lives in a small town dies suddenly. When she attends the funeral, Nicole discovers that he left her both his house and his dog. Responsibilities she didn't seek and doesn't want. Nicole decides to keep Charlie the dog, but sell the house. In the process of selling the house though, the people of this small quirky town grab her and won't let go in their kindness to her. Written by Mike Kravinsky

  • Zoo: Volkerschau

    Zoo: Volkerschau (2015)
    Film by Monda Raquel Webb (Short, Drama, Family and History) Editor Two girls prepare for a fun day at the 1958 World's Fair in Brussels, Belgium, with the same expectation, but very different outcomes.

  • A.C.C.E.P.T.

    A.C.C.E.P.T. (2015)
    Film by Christian Oh (Sci-Fi and Short) Cinematography, VFX, Editor Trapped in a dark cell, a woman's only means of escape is answering a series of mundane questions from her laptop.

  • Rendezvous

    Rendezvous (2015)
    Film by Linder Pak (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Editor A bumbling, middle-aged man goes on a dinner date with a woman half his age, but cultural misunderstandings keep him from connecting with her.

  • The People V God

    The People V God (2014)
    Film (short) by The MIX Shorts Cinematographer, Editor, VFX

  • Sleep to Dream

    Sleep to Dream (2014)
    Film (short) by The MIX Shorts Cinematographer, Editor, VFX

  • The Necklace

    The Necklace (2014)
    Film (short) by OZ Productions Writer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor

  • The Youth Roundtable Project

    The Youth Roundtable Project (2013)
    Film by Heather Waters (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department

  • Stillwater Lake

    Stillwater Lake (2013)
    Film (short) by The MIX Shorts VFX

  • Rise of the Fellowship

    Rise of the Fellowship (2013)
    Film by Opening Act Productions Assistant Director

  • Strive

    Strive (2012)
    Film by Jonathan Schwartz (Short) Visual effects Follow the journey of rising tennis star William 'Billy' Hill, as we learn what got him to the most important serve of his life.

  • One Day on Earth

    One Day on Earth (2012)
    Film by Kyle Ruddick (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department One Day on Earth is the first film made in every country of the world on the same day. We see both the challenges and hopes of humanity from a diverse group of volunteer filmmakers assembled by an participatory media experiment. The world is greatly interconnected, enormous, perilous, and wonderful. Written by Kyle Ruddick

  • Miss Direct

    Miss Direct (2012)
    Film by Christian Oh (Short, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery and 1 More) Editor

  • BC

    BC (2012)
    Film (short) by OZ Productions Writer

  • The Conspiracist

    The Conspiracist (2012)
    Film (short) VFX

  • The District Down Low

    The District Down Low (2011)
    Television (Comedy) Editor "Freshman Senator" What happens to the freshman senator on his first day when everyone from the lobbyist to the call girl on Capitol Hill hit on him. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" A spoof on the original film where Michelle Obama invites the Palins for dinner. "Skamwell" An ad for cleaning out your secret files without leaving a trace. "Bail to the Chief" While President Obama explains his new budget plans, the the reporters and Oprah Winfrey upstage him. "Woop!" A theater of the absurd rendition of a businessman who bumps into another businessman while walking to work on the grounds of the National Mall. Written by Various writers

  • Water If?

    Water If? (2011)
    Film (short) Writer, Director

  • Women's Studies

    Women's Studies (2010)
    Film by Lonnie Martin (Horror) Miscellaneous Crew Women's Studies is the story of a pregnant grad student and her friends who are held captive at a women's academy that's actually a cult of feminists bent on the enslavement of men. A look at groupthink, women's issues, and how blind belief in a one-sided dogma can create a terrorist. Written by Lonnie Martin

  • Lift

    Lift (2010)
    Film (short) VFX

  • Sleeping and Waking

    Sleeping and Waking (2009)
    Film by Joe Banno (Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department If you had a second chance at life, would you take it? Sullivan Daniels, an artist known for his extremely detailed and harsh religious paintings and woodcuts, opted for life when faced with terminal cancer. Modern medicine (in the not-too-distant future) has given him a second chance. But now he must deal with the consequences of his decision: His hands can't draw like before... His wife can't bear to touch him..... And his pious mother believes he has thwarted God's will and should have accepted death and the promised life beyond. Having abandoned his faith, Sully must find his way back from the darkness of his life saving decision. Written by Producer

  • Speechless

    Speechless (2009)
    Film (short) Writer, Director

  • Better Off

    Better Off (2009)
    Film (short) Writer, Director

  • Semi-Sweet

    Semi-Sweet (2007)
    Film (short) Writer, Director

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