Our team

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Jacob Fradkin
Culver City, California, USA
Animation Learning Lead

Jacob Fradkin is an Animation trainer with more than 10 years of experience working on commercial campaigns for MPC NY and as freelance animator for multiple VFX studios.

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Worked on
  • Commercial campaigns
  • Superbowl spots
  • Ray Donovan
  • In The Heights

Jacob Fradkin is an Animation trainer with more than 10 years of experience working on commercial campaigns for MPC NY and as freelance animator for multiple VFX studios.

What do you enjoy most about being a trainer?

Helping others grow their passion in animation.

Which animal would make the best type of president if the animal kingdom ever rises up and takes over?

‘Dogs would make the best president. They're our best friends! They would look out for us and keep our best interests in mind, right? RIGHT???...’

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Kunjal Hasmukh Dedhia
Bangalore, India
Lighting Learning Lead

Kunjal is a multidisciplinary visual artist with over 12+ years in VFX-CG lighting, cinema, art, and design.

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Worked on
  • Predator
  • The One and Only Ivan
  • The Call of the Wild

Kunjal is a multidisciplinary visual artist with over 12+ years in VFX-CG lighting, cinema, art, and design.

What do you enjoy most about being a trainer?

There is nothing more rewarding than knowing and seeing the evidence that you’ve made an impact on someone’s life or multiple lives which will stay with them.

What would your autobiography be called?

Unfinished, Untold...

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Michael Crippin
Adelaide, Australia
3D DMP Learning Lead

Mike Crippin is a 3DDMP trainer based in Adelaide. He has worked on films, commercials as well as episodic content in his close to 20 years in the visual effect industry.

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Worked on
  • Gravity Red Tails
  • Knowing

Mike Crippin is a 3DDMP trainer based in Adelaide. He has worked on films, commercials as well as episodic content in his close to 20 years in the visual effect industry.

What do you enjoy most about being a trainer?

It's having the privilege of helping someone realise their dreams of becoming a professional visual effects artist and being a part of that journey with them.

What his favourite karaoke song is to perform?

Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles’

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Ross Scroble
Culver City, California, USA
Animation Learning Lead

Ross Scroble is an Animation trainer with 24 years of experience in both the film and advertising industry.

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Worked on
  • Ice Age
Worked for
  • Psyop
  • Blacksmith
  • Hornet, The Mill

Ross Scroble is an Animation trainer with 24 years of experience in both the film and advertising industry.

What do you enjoy most about being a trainer?

I enjoy bringing the class together as a team with high morale and true synergy as a team.

What is your go to karaoke song?

‘Coming Back to Life by Pink Floyd’

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Sreejit Sreedharan
Bangalore, India
Animation Learning Lead

Sreejit Sreedharan is currently an Animation Trainer. Before this he worked at MPC Montreal & Bangalore as an Animation Lead. He’s been in the industry for around 12 years and worked on handful of film.

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Worked on
  • The Jungle Book
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • Life of Pi
  • Peter Rabbit
  • The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle

Sreejit Sreedharan is currently an Animation Trainer. Before this he worked at MPC Montreal & Bangalore as an Animation Lead. He’s been in the industry for around 12 years and worked on handful of film.

What do you enjoy most about being a trainer?

I enjoy sharing my production experience with the team and finding out more effective and efficient ways of teaching.

Which animal would make the best type of president if the animal kingdom ever rises up and takes over?

I think the cat would make the best president because it is smart.

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Rebecca Monaghan
London, UK
Tech Anim Learning Lead

Hello, I studied Computer Arts mainly as a 2D artist and then started to work in the VFX industry from 2018 as a CFX artist. I love all creatures, real and 3D! I love to contribute to animal conservation and try to spend some of my holiday time working abroad at different rehabilitation sites for animals such as the Asian Elephant and White Rhino.

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Worked on
  • Lion king
  • Pokemon
  • Lady
  • The Tramp

Hello, I studied Computer Arts mainly as a 2D artist and then started to work in the VFX industry from 2018 as a CFX artist. I love all creatures, real and 3D! I love to contribute to animal conservation and try to spend some of my holiday time working abroad at different rehabilitation sites for animals such as the Asian Elephant and White Rhino.

What do you enjoy most about being a trainer?

I love to help out and pass on any knowledge, hints and tips that I've learnt along the way. I love to see other artists grow and become more confident in their work.

What would your autobiography be called?

A Stumble Through Life

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Priyank Jain
Bangalore, India
Tech Anim Learning Lead

Myself Priyank Jain, I studied 3d Animation & VFX mainly due to my passsion in technical processes. I love rigging and tech anim. When not working I enjoy travelling, watching movies, enjoying & exploring new street food joints :)

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Worked on
  • Alvin & the Chipmunks Chipwrecked
  • Snow White And The Huntsman
  • Grown Ups 2
  • Broken Horses

Myself Priyank Jain, I studied 3d Animation & VFX mainly due to my passsion in technical processes. I love rigging and tech anim. When not working I enjoy travelling, watching movies, enjoying & exploring new street food joints :)

What do you enjoy most about being a trainer?

I am passionate about sharing knowledge & collaborating on new ideas with freshers. In my experience as a trainer the ultimate satisfaction comes when you see the students grow & improve their skill set.

What would your autobiography be called?

Khasta Kachodi 😊

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Bhushan Ratan Patil
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Compositing Learning Lead

Bhushan Ratan Patil is a VFX Compositing Trainer for Nuke visual effects compositing backed up by over 14+ years of production experience in VFX and stereo compositing for well-known projects and companies. My roles in the VFX industry vary from Roto Artist, Prep & Compositing Artist to Sr. VFX Trainer.

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Worked on
  • Avengers
  • Men In Black
  • Fantastic Beast
  • Mission Impossible
  • Blade Runner 2049

Bhushan Ratan Patil is a VFX Compositing Trainer for Nuke visual effects compositing backed up by over 14+ years of production experience in VFX and stereo compositing for well-known projects and companies. My roles in the VFX industry vary from Roto Artist, Prep & Compositing Artist to Sr. VFX Trainer.

What do you enjoy most about being a trainer?

I am enjoying to share the experience, techniques and passion with others, helping them explore new possibilities and solutions, explain concepts clearly, prepare employees for the next step of their career path for the VFX industry

Which animal would make the best type of president if the animal kingdom ever rises up and takes over?

I think, I would love to see an elephant as president of the animal kingdom. Elephants Are friendly, smart, protective, caring and adorable.