Assemblage Entertainment strengthens team with three key hires

MUMBAI: Indian 3D animation studio Assemblage Entertainment has strengthened its leadership team across the CGI process verticals.


The company has hired three new professionals namely animation veteran Vivek Ram as CG supervisor, Saswat Sahoo as technical director & pipeline supervisor and Rakesh Patil as studio producer.


Assemblage Entertainment COO Milind D. Shinde said, “We are proud to be in company of such esteemed talent. Being one of the largest congregation of Indian animation industry’s marquee talent, we at Assemblage are not only confident of designing and delivering world-class quality projects; but more importantly, are focused to carve a formidable niche in the global arena in the coming years. In doing so, I am sure our leaders in the organisation, including the new members – Vivek, Saswat and Rakesh will play a key role.”


Ram has 15 years of experience as a senior industry veteran and VFX Supervisor with extensive experience across the CG animation process. He was engaged in projects such as Madagascar, Madagascar 3, Penguins of Madagascar, Alvin and the Chipmunks and The Incredible Hulk amongst others. He has also worked with studios such as DreamWorks Animation and Rhythm, and Hues.


Sahoo holds more than a decade’s experience as senior technical director and CG pipeline architect. He has been associated with various projects including Puss in Boots, Madagascar, How to Train Your Dragon, Incredible Hulkand The Golden Compass, which won his team an Academy award. Previously, he has worked at studios such as DreamWorks Animation, Rhythm & Hues, and Prime Focus.


Patil is armed with a decade of experience in the animation industry as a production supervisor focusing on resource management and planning. He has previously worked with DreamWorks and Crest and has played a significant role in animated movies such as Puss in Boots, Madagascar, Dragons, Scared Shrekless and Casper.


Assemblage recently appointed PMV Ramana as art director as well as Rahul Nair and Vaibhav Shah as the lighting and modeling supervisors respectively.

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