Film Director and Production Studio
EEKSAURUS is owned and mentored by the company's director E. Suresh (Suresh Eriyat), an alumnus of the National Institute of Design, who has over 22 years of experience in the field of design and film direction, especially animation films.
Eeksaurus, a premium production company in India, has been around for more than 10 years with more than 150 films to its credit and has won more than 200 international and national accolades for its work. With a team strength of 35, the company has been consistently contributing to the changing perception among the Indian masses regarding animation films.
Founder & Creative Director
For nearly two decades, Suresh Eriyat has pioneered the craft of animation on Indian screens. After graduating from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad in 1997, he established Famous House of Animation, where he created some unforgettable animated ads, shorts, music videos with many firsts. In 2009, he founded Studio Eeksaurus in partnership with Nilima Eriyat.
When co-founded Studio Eeksaurus with Suresh in 2009, Nilima took up the mantel of Executive Producer. With 18 years of
work experience across the field of Advertising and Film making, Nilima has been responsible for the sustained growth of Studio Eeksaurus from an animation studio to one of the most well-known film production houses in India, producing advertisements and short films.
Project Lead - Animation Director
Rajib Mandal has been a part of more than 70 animation films. With 12 years of experience in animation film design his notable works include - Pre-production Artist and Animator of the Rotary Club Films, Team Lead for films such as Rajasthan tourism and the Signature film for PMNCH, Creative director in Steps for Krok, made for the Krok film festival.
Project Lead - Visual Designer
Nijin Nazeem started his career as a Game artist and worked in the game industry for 3.5 years. Post which, he has gathered over 5 years of experience in the advertisement and animation industry. He has worked in various roles including Preproduction artist, Background artist, Animator, Creative Director and Film Director in multiple projects. He was a part of National award-winning and Annecy-nominated films from
Writer and Editor
Arkish Aftab works as a Writer and Editor at Studio Eeksaurus. He is a Masters Graduate from AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia. With an experience of 4 years in the Media Industry, he has worked in
multiple roles like Assistant Director, Writer, Post Producer and Editor, for
different projects. He has overlooked the post-production of numerous advertisements, promo films and music videos.
Shri Sriram is a British multi-instrumentalist and producer. Shri specializes in acoustic, electric and electronic based live performances. Shri incorporates traditional Indian instruments into his music. Shri recently wrote the music for Google Chrome's video advertisement in India. This video won the Gold and Silver awards at the Goa film festival.
Resul Pookutty is an Indian film sound designer, sound editor and audio mixer. He won the Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing, along with Richard Pryke and Ian Tapp, for Slumdog Millionaire. Pookutty has worked in Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam languages in addition to British films.
Pookutty made his debut in sound design with the 1997 film Private Detective: Two Plus Two Plus One, directed by Rajat Kapoor.
Sound Editor and Designer
Vijay Kumar, a Graduate in Commerce and Diploma in Computer Science began his career in the Indian film Industry in 2001. At a time when Computer based recording was just taking root in India, he was amongst the first to embrace the shift from analogue to digital audio recording in the Hindi film Industry. Starting off as a Foley mixer, he moved on to dialogue editing, Sound Fx editing and Sound Design. He has worked on over 150 films in the past 20 years.
Awards by Studio EEKSAURUS
Studio EEKSAURUS has won plenty of awards & accolades such as the Annecy, Abby, Hiroshima, New York Television awards, Asia Pacific Adfest awards, Spikes Asia, Cannes Lions, Epica, Clio, HaFF, Promax, Ajijic, Animamundi, Krok, Anima, Teheran International Animation Festival and Stuttgart to a name a few.
This team, individually, has won or been nominated for more awards than can be listed here. Please visit their website.
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