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DNEG Names Philippe Gluckman Artistic Director – India

Main VFX and animation studio DNEG right now introduced the hiring Philippe Gluckman as Artistic Director – India for DNEG Animation. Gluckman brings greater than 30 years of expertise within the animation business to the corporate’s Mumbai, India studio.

In his new function, Gluckman will oversee inventive output of the DNEG Animation groups in India and work intently with the worldwide administration crew. Moreover, the studio notes, he’ll deal with the artist expertise, facilitating collaboration, communication, and innovation.

“I’m so happy to welcome Philippe to our splendidly gifted crew in India,” stated Tom Jacomb, President DNEG Animation. “I had the pleasure of working with Philippe throughout our time collectively at DreamWorks on initiatives similar to Puss in Boots and Rise of the Guardians, and I witnessed first-hand the expertise and care that he brings to his work. Philippe’s deal with high quality, and his need to create the perfect office expertise for the artists in his crew, are completely aligned with the ambitions of DNEG Animation as we glance to the subsequent section of our development in India and past.”

Throughout his virtually 15 years at DreamWorks Animation, Gluckman served as a Visible Results Supervisor on initiatives similar to Antz, Shrek, and Madagascar. In 2008 he relocated and started his function as Artistic Director of DreamWorks’ Devoted Unit in Bangalore, the place he oversaw the inventive and technical execution of animated films similar to Penguins of Madagascar, Puss in Boots, Trolls, and Boss Child

“DNEG Animation brings collectively a number of the greatest initiatives on the planet and a number of the greatest folks within the business, and I’m very proud to be becoming a member of the crew,” stated Gluckman. “My work in India during the last 15 years, growing groups and training people who’ve gone on to nice careers within the worldwide animation business has been extremely rewarding. As DNEG continues to construct out its animation groups worldwide and additional cements its management place within the business, I look ahead to enhancing DNEG Animation’s popularity as a vacation spot for animation artists in India the place their skills can shine and be acknowledged.”

“I’m delighted to welcome Philippe to our inventive management crew in India,” added Merzin Tavaria, President World Manufacturing and Operations DNEG. “Bringing in leaders of the caliber and expertise of Philippe is vital in serving to us to proceed pushing the inventive boundaries of what’s potential in our business and additional solidifies DNEG’s place because the world chief in visible results and animation.”

Gluckman’s rent follows the just lately introduced addition of Disney Tv Animation government Angi Dyste as its new Senior Vice President, Episodic, and the promotion of two members of its senior inventive crew into management roles. DNEG named Archie Donato, Head of VFX, and Eoin Murphy, Head of CG. The 2 served as VFX Supervisor and Supervising Technical Director, respectively, on Entergalactic and Nimona.

DNEG Animation is presently in manufacturing on Nimona for Annapurna Photos and Netflix, Garfield with Alcon Leisure for Sony Photos, and That Christmas for Locksmith Animation.

Supply: DNEG

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