The global VFX and animation studio opens operations in Mumbai, names Jasjit Singh as its General Manager, India.
Award winning global VFX and animation studio Jellyfish Pictures has announced its expansion into India, appointing Jasjit Singh as its new General Manager for India. Singh, formerly a Senior Producer at ReDefine, brings over 15 years’ experience working within studio production.
Since January, Jellyfish Pictures has hired over 220 new artists to work on new projects across its VFX and Animation divisions. Jellyfish Pictures’ cloud-based technology and USD pipeline make it easier to on-board new talent globally, enabling the company to rapidly scale to meet client demand.
“We will soon have over 500 creatives working for Jellyfish Pictures around the world,” said Jellyfish Pictures CEO David Patton. “Given that India is home to so many fantastic VFX and Animation artists, it makes perfect sense for us to set up a base in Mumbai to ensure we are able to work closely with the very best of this incredible talent. We anticipate that we’ll have over 100 Jellyfish Pictures artists working in Mumbai by the end of the year, supported by our next generation production platforms. Jasjit is one of the most admired leaders within the Indian VFX industry. His proven experience in managing complex VFX projects coupled with his excellent people focused management skills gives me great confidence that Jellyfish Pictures will quickly build a very strong and diverse talent base within India.”
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to become part of the Jellyfish Pictures family,” said Singh. “The company culture and ethics create a great place to work, and I anticipate an exciting and fast-paced future ahead of us!
Source: Jellyfish Pictures