MUMBAI: Green Gold Animation is all set to hit the green running with its new offshoot Golden Robot. The Rajiv Chilaka-run animation outfit has been wowing everyone with its deals for animation series with both Netflix and Amazon Prime.
But the occasion this time was the celebration of the launch of Golden Robot’s new Mumbai studio in Mumbai’s Goregaon West area’s DLH Park (which also has the presence of Red Chillies’ VFX facilities) earlier this week.
Spread over some 10,000 sq feet, Golden Robot is Chilaka’s third animation initiative. Its purpose: to capture more outsourced work from international studios. While Green Gold will house the original IP creating arm – churning out episodes of Chhota Bheem, Mighty Raju, and many others, Golden Robot will be producing episodes for large American and European studios.
The whos who of the animation industry made it a point to attend the launch party which was cheered on by Golden Robot’s 250 or more employees. Among those who came to congratulate Rajiv, Srinivas, and Samir Jain included Nick boss Anu Sikka, Sony Pictures Networks India vice-president programming Ronojoy Chakraborty, Amazon Prime’s Manish Menghani and Abhishek Goradia, Bioscopewalla Pictures’ Nishit Takia and AnimationXpress.com’s Anil Wanvari.
They all came in to wish the team luck, and of course a golden pot for Golden Robot.