Modeling Mentors

About Vichar BN

B N Vichar is 3D professional with over 10 years of experience in production and gaming. He completed his MFA in sculpture from Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts and has worked with companies like Technicolour.

He specialises in creating characters, environments and facial blend shape. He is also an expert in traditional art including sculpting (clay, stone, metal), painting, illustration, landscape gardening and installation art.

Modeling Head
Technicolor India Pvt. Ltd

About Anandha Sai

Anandhasai Sivalingan is an Art Mentor for the Assets Department at Xentrix Studios where he teaches art, 3D modeling and texturing. A graduate from the College of Fine Arts, Chennai, Anandhasai has been drawing for as long as he can remember.

He started his career as an illustrator and moved to being a modeler.

In his 12 years in the industry, he has worked as a senior character modeler, facial set up lead, environment lead and texturing artist. He has worked on everything from animated feature films and VFX films to commercials and TV episodes.
During his 7+ years as the Head of Modeling at DreamWorks Animation, he’s worked on projects like Trolls, Penguins of Madagascar and Puss in the Boots.

Modeling Head
DreamWorks Animation SKG

About Anish Mohan

Anish Mohan is a 3D artist, working as the Lead Modeler at Deluxe Animation Studios.

He is an expert in character modeling and specialises in 3D modeling, sculpting, texturing, and hair/fur grooming. He completed his B.Sc. in Visual Communication from CSI Bishop Appasamy College and was also a part of CG Talk Cybergirl Character Workshop by Steven Stahlberg. In his 12+ years in the animation industry, he has worked with companies like The Cirqus, and Rhythm and Hues.



Lead Modeler
Deluxe Animation Studios

About Shikhar Sharma

Shikhar Sharma is a digital artist, specializing in organic and inorganic hard surface modeling, digital sculpting, texturing and design.

He was drawn to CG because of his interest in comics and characters and went on to start his own animation company, Pod 8 Studios. He has previously worked as a Modeler with companies like DreamWorks Animation, and Rhythm and Hues on projects like Seventh Son, The Boss Baby, The Hunger Games, and Snow White and The Huntsman.

Pod8 Studios

About Manoj Vangala

Manoj Vangala is an expert in the field of animation with a collective experience of close to a decade in the field of Modeling. His ardent love for design, setting standards and workflows sets him apart. He has years of experience with Rhythm & Hues Studios, where he worked as a Modeling TD and then as a Modeling Lead.

At present, he is the co-founder of Pod 8 Studios.

Some of his notable projects include movies like Happy Feet, The Golden Compass, Land of the Lost, The Incredible Hulk, Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Cabin in the Woods and Life of Pi.

Pod8 Studios

About Sujesh Nair

Sujesh is the co-founder of Pod 8 Studios who has worked on projects like The Hunger Games, The Cabin in the Woods, and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. He has previously worked with companies like Rhythm & Hues Studios and Rockstar Dedicated Unit.

Sujesh is extremely passionate about art and loves to push boundaries and explore fresh ideas.

Pod8 Studios