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Ishan Shuklais an animation filmmaker and CG artist. He dropped out of BITS Pilani (India) and graduated from 3D Sense Media School (Singapore) in 2008. He has a total work experience of 9 years. He spearheaded projects ranging from commercials to animated TV at Singapore. He is now based in India working on a diverse range of projects as Director/CG Lead including an animated feature and a number of music videos.
Ishan’s animation shorts and artworks have won dozens of awards and have been featured and screened all over the world. His first short film ‘Schirkoa’ qualified for the Oscars 2017, won ‘Best Animation”at Sound & Image Challenge International Festival 2017 in Macau, ‘Best in Show’ at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016, and Bollywood Film Journalists award in 2018, among many other prestigious awards and screenings.
In 2018, Ishan founded Studio 197A– an animation studio to facilitate the production of his animation films. A true virtual studio in all sense, with all artists scattered around the world to achieve one goal. Produce long lasting, visually stunning and thought provoking stories in animation. Studio 197A’s first feature film ‘Schirkoa’ is set to release in mid-2020.