People

Leadership

Chair – Siva Kumar Kasetty

Siva has 16 years of extensive experience in Animation, VFX & Gaming projects, with a varied background in Producing, Business Development and Recruiting.  currently working with The Monk Studios, Bangkok as Producer and Production Manager. During his tenure, Siva has produced many Animation/VFX projects and has also recruited critical hard-to-find talent. He is proactively involved in the worldwide Computer  Graphics, Animation & VFX community through volunteer work. Siva serves as Co-Chair & Producer of SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 РComputer Animation Festival!

Secretary – Shiben Bhattacharjee

Shiben has around six years of creative experience in Hollywood animated feature films, and is also a proud nerd who has also worked for big tech and has graduated from IIIT Hyderabad before that. Video Games is his primary passion. He is currently cooking something up at 88 Pictures.

Membership Chair and Treasurer –  Vivek Reddy

Vivek has a Master’s in Computer Graphics University of Pennsylvania and has been active in the space as a Technical Director. Recently worked on the Lion King 2019 as a virtual production technical director helping build the tech stack. Vivek is an active evangelist for the usage of art and technology here in Bengaluru and India. He is the co-founder of Viga Entertainment Technology involved in building real time movie making solutions.

Vice Chair – Anandhasai Sivalingan

Anandha has 18 years working on some of the finest pieces of work including features like Penguins of Madagascar, Puss in Boots, Madagascar 3, Tinkerbell and numerous television serials and commercials. His rich work experience includes memorable stints; as head of modelling at Dreamworks Animation India, Art mentor at Xentrix Studios, teaching art fundamentals, anatomy, 3D modelling and texturing to make sure young professionals were production-ready. He also worked with Prana Studios as a modelling and facial set up lead.


Bengaluru ACM SIGGRAPH Board Members

Adi Shayan – Cosmos Maya – CEO of Zebu Animation

Shivonne Sampson – Senior Game Artist – Stellarplay Games (ex Tencent & Zynga)

Meghana Mittameedi – Production Management – Independent

Sriram Viswanathan – Product Manager – Technicolor India Pvt. Ltd. (MPC Film)

Gl Kumar – Pixel Grand – Director – PixelGrand

Harikrishna Avadhani – Production Operations Associate – Technicolor India Pvt. Ltd. (MPC Film)