WWI School of Animation-HOD
Head of Department
Gokul K has been associated to the animation industry for more than fourteen years. He started his career as a computer programmer. He has tremendous experience in the field of animation. Gokul established himself as a CG generalist. He was the quality in-charge for Jadooworks. Gokul has seen a broad variety of television and advertising productions such as Happy Nest Production's Disney pre-school series and 'Higglytown Heroes'. There are many famous works on his credit including:
- Max Candy & Icecream for HLL
- All out
- Nestle Munch
In order to develop advanced animation productions, Gokul headed the setup of India's first multi-OS render farm. Gokul has worked with prominent CG artists. He established and managed the studio's training facilities. Gokul spreads his learning mantra through seminars, workshops, events, etc. Gokul is founder and faculty member at WWI. He leads the Art & Technique of Animation course at Whistling Woods International.
As a head of the department, Gukul carries out successfully various responsibilities. He is responsible for employing the state-of-art infrastructure such as Apple Renderfarm and R&D facility in the country.
Sidharth began his career as animator in 1999. He has been conceptualizing, animating, teaching and communicating ideas amongst prominent animation studios including Vaibhav Studios, Jadooworks, Famous House of Animation and Frameboxx.
Sidharth found his own brand, Void Films in 2007. The aim of his brand is to focus on new concepts and designs in the field of animation. His brand works for producing creative animation designs. Recently, he designed short Yama & Moo.
Savita started her career as a lighting and texturing artist. She has tremendous experience in the animation industry. She has worked with well-known studios including Pixion studios and Ittina animation studios. Savita Iyer has worked for a number of well-known freelance projects. She has contributed to television episodes such as the DVD series of 'my friend tighter and pooh' for Disney, Barnyard, etc. She has also worked for advertisement such as 'Limca laptop ki Barish' for O & M.
Savita Iyer has done texturing and lighting for Sahara One's mere 'Bhains ko Anda kyon Mara' promo. She has also worked for some of the feature films, which will be releasing in near future. She is working as lighting and texturing faculty at Whistling Woods International School of Animation.
Vijayaraj finished his BFA and joined as 2D classical Assistant Animators. After completing successful three years with tradition animation, Vijayaraj turned to advanced 2D animation. He has contributed to various prestigious projects for Warner Bros, Wild Brain Animation Studios, and many more studios. He has worked for award-winning animation films. Vijayaraj was animation team leader in Anirights for Bad Egg that won two awards including New York Film festival gold award and Digicon Best short film award.
Lately, he worked in BIG Animation as 2D Animation Sequence Director for feature film. There is one more success on his credit, Little Krishna. He was working with the television episodes as 2D Effects Supervisor. The series, Little Krishna, has received many awards.
Vijayaraj is a well-known personality in the film, media and animation industry. He is widely regarded as an expert animator.