Biren Ghose has been the Country Head for Technicolor India for over 11 years.
He has taken this 105-year-old arts and sciences Hollywood major’s India studio to an employee strength of approx. 6000 employees. This makes the India studio the largest single hub for high end Animation, VFX, Games and Computer Graphics [AVGC] in the world. The studio features the group’s marquee brands MPC, Mr.X, The Mill, Mikros and Technicolor Animation and Games, working with the world’s best studios across the most coveted movies and TV shows and the most iconic games titles in the creative technology sector.
Biren is a thought leader and an industry champion and is prominently featured in all the major markets and events across the globe for over the past 20 years. He is a futurist and strategist and recognized by Government and Industry policy makers as a mentor and visionary in this industry. He has helped build global appreciation for the Indian Entertainment industry particularly in the area of Computer Graphics.
He believes talent development in skillsets across spectrum of digital arts will create a socio-economic development of the economy. Biren actively campaigns for greater gender diversity and to amplify the contribution of CSR in the arts.
Across all genres and verticals, Technicolor and their clients have won over 8 Emmy Awards for TV animation; 4 Academy Awards [the Oscars] for VFX Films and over a dozen global awards for VFX & advertising like the Cannes Lion Golds, VES, BAFTA, The British Arrows, etc.
Biren is the President of ABAI [the Bangalore based AVGC association] and the Vice Chairman for the CII National Media & Entertainment Committee. He is Chief Mentor for STPI for their COE’s for animation and for AR & VR in the North East of India. He has served on the management committees of NASSCOM, FICCI and other trade bodies. This year Biren has received the National Order of Merit - a knighthood conferred on him by the President of France.
He is generous of his time and is well known for his creativity, hospitality and good humour.
Biren is multi-faceted and has a passion for art, music, Formula 1, tennis, photography, wines and spirits.
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