VJ Sakara, aka Timothy z.g. Zhao, is a live visual performer, VFX compositor, motion designer and also an instructor for post-production.
VJ Sakara first started VJ-ing with "Mixsession", an audio/visual artist group based at Montreal's SAT (Société des arts technologiques). For the past 7 years he has been dedicated to his expanding his artistic creativity and performances and has performed in a multitude of festivals and events. VJ Sakara also performs often in collaborative works for dance and cultural events. When experiencing the artistic auditory and visual environment of VJ Sakara, one can expect to hear a unique kaleidoscope of music that combines motion graphics, animation and strong textural imagery with sounds from Techno,Minimal, House, and many other Electro Dance Music.
2011 was a big year for VJ Sakara. He had the honor to be the resident VJ for Circus after hour club, which is ranked number 19 on DJ Mag's Top 100 Clubs. He has been vj-ing for many local DJs and also many international DJs, such as Gareth Emery, Judge Jules, John Digweed, Tydi, W&W, Marco V, and many more . During this same time, VJ Sakara continues to refine his skills as a VFX compositor. He has joined the compositor team and work for the feature film "Immortals" directed by Tarsem singh.
In the fall of 2011, he left Montreal for China for a visit with his family, and during his stay in China he became a teacher for a post-production training school. VJ Sakara has now started his new book for After Effect training which will become available in 2013 .
At this time, Vj Sakara is now an artist for Ghotiitout Management. In 2012, VJ Sakara expects to have a creatively full and productive year.