Build your base

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Speakers

Alok Sharma

Writer/Director/Producer. Owner, Small Town Boys Studios. Former VP Graphic India.

Presentation:

Anand Baid

Founder, Native Puppets

Presentation: Changing CG Production in India – COE: Disrupting Traditional Production | Mentor 360 Panel

Panel: Mentor 360

Anand Radhakrishnan

Graphic Novelist. Art Director Fine artist. Illustrator. Graphic novel Grafity’s wall.

Presentation:

Angela Salt

CEO, Salt Content Ltd., Creative Writer

Presentation: Around the World of GAFX | Deals with Wheels – Global Productions Looking for Indian Partners | Developing Indian IP: Route Map

Anika Negi

Producer, Technicolor Games

Presentation: Women in Animation: Gender Equality in Creative Arts

Anil Wanvari

Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, Indiatelevision.com Group

Presentation: Showcasing India – The Journey

Anugraha Michealine Pearly B.

Programming Manager, Sun Network

Presentation: Women in Animation: Gender Equality in Creative Arts

Arielle Martin

Creative Specialist from Foundry, UK

Presentation: Foundry’s Katana: Lighting & Look Development

Arul Moorthy

Managing Director, Digital Magic Visuals

Presentation: Changing CG Production in India – COE: Disrupting Traditional Production

Ashish Kulkarni

Chairman of FICCI for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics Forum and Chairman of MCCIA Animation & Gaming committee

Presentation: India IP – A Pictorial Journey & Future Pathways

Avneet Kaur

Simulation Supervisor at Walt Disney Animation Studios, California

Presentation: Bringing the Princesses to Life in Disney’s Ralph Breaks The Internet (read more)

Avrill Stark

CEO & Executive Producer, A Stark Production

Presentation: Deals with Wheels – Global Productions Looking for Indian Partners | Around the World of GAFX

Axel Bonami

VFX Supervisor, MPC Film, Montreal

Presentation: Bringing Magic to the Big Screen

Biren Ghose

President, ABAI | Country Head, Technicolor India

Presentation: GAFX 2019 Thought Leadership Address

Catherine Branscome

BRANSCOME INTERNATIONAL is based in New York City and was founded by Catherine Branscome-Morrissey in 2000 as a Distributor of Kids and Family Entertainment. (read more)

Presentation:

Chris Harlowe

Head of Studio, The Mill

Presentation: Imagery Powers Brands

Cindy Armstrong

Games Guru with 30 years of experience @ Activision | Mutant Arm | Hitbox Entertainment | Wargaming and other major studios

Presentation: Are you Game for Fame – Tips and Tricks on How to Avoid Shame & Blame in the World of Games

Cristian Jezdic

Founder – Producer, VFX/CGI supervisor, IP specialist, beQ entertainment

Presentation: Around the World of GAFX

Daniel Seddon

Visual Effects Supervisor at MPC Advertising, California

Presentation: Creatures and Other Wonders – The Magic of VFX

Dhiren Karkhera

Head of 3D, The Mill Bangalore

Presentation: Imagery Powers Brands

Ganesh Papanna

Director – Business, Sales & Marketing, Thought Cloud Studio | ABAI

Panel Discussion: Mentor 360 – Connecting Students and Studios

Indranarayanan Datta

Creative Director of Toonz Media Group

Presentation: The IP Journey of Toonz

Jaykar Arudra

VFX supervisor, DNEG

Presentation: The Making of ‘Venom’

Ketan Mehta

Managing Director, Cosmos Maya

Presentation: India IP – A Pictorial Journey & Future Pathways

Kiran Prasad

Head of Production, MPC Film

Presentation:

Kiriti Rambhatla

Head of Operations Intelligence, LinkedIn | Graphic Novelist

Presentation: Comics and Beyond: Presentation & Panel

Manoj Mishra

COO, DQ Entertainment

Presentation: Showcasing India – The Journey

Matthew Plec

Global Head of Product at MPC, London

Presentation: Film Making Changed Forever – Genesis – Virtual Production

Milind Shinde

Founder & CEO, 88 Pictures

Presentation: Showcasing India – The Journey

Munjal Shroff

Director & COO, Graphiti Studio

Presentation: India IP – Journey & Future Pathways

Neil Chakravathi

President & COO, WOW Unlimited Media

Presentation: Around the World of GAFX | Deals with Wheels – Global Productions Looking for Indian Partners

Owen Hurley

VP of Creative, Technicolor Animation & Games, LA

Presentation: World Leading Animation & Games Content – Showcase

P C Vikram

Creates art | Curates people

Presentation: Best of Trojan Horse Unicorn 2018 Screening | Comics and Beyond: Presentation & Panel

Payal Dani

Head Creative Operations Mill Film, Mill Film

Presentation: Women in Animation: Gender Equality in Creative Arts

Pete Draper

Co-Founder & Division Head, Makuta Visual Effects

Presentation: Script to Screen VFX

Phil Stilgoe

CEO of Centroid Motion Capture – UK, Serbia & India

Presentation: The Dawn of Mo-Cap in India

PRASAD SUTAR

Co-Founder VFX Supervisor – NY VFXWAALA

Presentation: Putting the ‘Action’ in Live-Action

PRAVEEN DAMODHARAN

VFX Supervisor, Unifi Media

Presentation: The Making of KGF – Chapter 1 : Presentation | Panel | Q&A

PRIYA KRISHNAN

Director, Business Development – South Asia, IMAX

Presentation: Women in Animation: Gender Equality in Creative Arts

Rajiv Chillaka

Founder and CEO, Green Gold Animatioons

Presentation: World Festival Premier of Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka

RK Chand

Head of Business Development, Golden Robot

Presentation: World Festival Premier of Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka

RAKESH VENUGOPALAN

Head of 2D, The Mill Bangalore

Presentation: Imagery Powers Brands

Ronak Sanghadia

 VFX Supervisor, Redchillies

Presentation: The best of Red Chillies VFX

Samit Shetty

Technical Solutions Manager- Media & Entertainment, Autodesk India

Presentation: Take your 3D assets and environments from first draft to final frames. 

Sanath P C

Owner, Firefly Creative Studio

Presentation: Best of Firefly

Santosh Gunaseelan

Senior FX/CG Supervisor, MPC Advertising, New York

Presentation: The Making of Sir Ridley Scott’s Seven Worlds

Sashi Menon

Production Director at Ubisoft Mumbai

Presentation: Ubisoft – Global Games IP from India

Saumin Suresh Patel

Comic book. Animation film design. Illustration. Pre-viz. Andha Dhun-hindi feature. Blazing Baaji Rao and mystical Mastani.

Presentation:

Shajy Thomas

Head of Technology, Technicolor Film & TV

Presentation: Changing CG Production in India – COE: Disrupting Traditional Production

Sheila de Courcy

Sheila is a Creative Specialist who has had a lifetime of writing, designing, producing, directing, documenting and researching across a range of platforms. (read more)

Presentation:

Shiji Sunil

Centre Head, Centre of Excellence, Govt. of Karnataka

Presentation: Changing CG Production in India – COE: Disrupting Traditional Production

Siva Kumar Kasetty

CAF Producer – SIGGRAPH Asia 2019, Brisbane

Presentation: Siggraph 2018 Showcase

Somnath Pal

Graphic novelist. Animation Film Director, Winner DIGICA Japan. Grand Gold winner ‘Death of a father’

Presentation:

Suresh Eriyat

Director and Founder of Studio Eeksaurus

Presentation: ‘We are Like This Only’

Udayaravi Hegde

MD, Unifi Media

Presentation: The Making of KGF – Chapter 1 : Presentation | Panel | Q&A

Vaibhav Kumaresh

Founder, Director at Vaibhav Studios

Presentation: Distinctly Indian Animation

Vamsi Ayyagari

MD, Trace VFX

Presentation: “Globalizing India” Show & Tell and Panel Q&A

Vivek Bolar

CEO, AUM Animation Studios

Presentation: Mentor 360 – Connecting Students and Studios