The Mentors

The Mentors

MEET THE MENTORS

Learn 3D and 2D animation skills from the best mentors at Cosmos Animation Academy

At Cosmos Animation Academy, you will be mentored by seasoned industry professionals and leading lights from the Animation industry.

MEET THE MENTORS

Learn 3D and 2D animation skills from the best mentors at Cosmos Animation Academy

At Cosmos Animation Academy, you will be mentored by seasoned industry professionals and leading lights from the Animation industry.

Adi Shayan

Chief Operating Officer

He has over two decades of experience in leading world-class animation studios at Tata Elxsi, DreamWorks Animation (India), Xentrix Studios. Having built and helped large Animation teams, Adi has an in-depth understanding of job skills that are in-demand at leading Animation Studios.

Suhas Kadav

Chief Creative Officer

The man behind Motu Patlu, he is one of our key creative forces. An alumnus of J.J. School of Arts in Mumbai, he is an animation veteran with over 25 years of experience across major animation studios and has worked on multiple internationally acclaimed projects.

Dheeraj Berry

Chief Creative Officer

He was instrumental in creating our first international IP, Eena Meena Deeka. With over 20 years of experience across all aspects of the animation production process, he is one of the most well rounded creative professionals in India today.

Abhay Waghmare

Creative Director

He has extensive experience in Traditional Art, Sculpting and Painting, 2D and 3D Animation. In a career spanning two decades, he has worked with UTV, Future Thought, Jadoo Works, Prana. He was Animation Supervisor / Director on popular shows such as Tinkerbell and The Chubb-Chubbs. He is also a Creative Director of Angry Birds Slingshot Series and the upcoming animated feature Dogtanian & The Three Muskehounds.

Murli Babu

C G Director

With over 20 years of experience in top companies such as Dreamworks Animation, Mikros Image, Prana, and Tata Elxsi, he has worked as a CG Supervisor for top Hollywood features like Madagascar 3, Puss in Boots, Shrek 4, Penguins of Madagascar, Home, Trolls and Boss. He has a keen eye for detailing. Look development and cinematography are his strong suits.

Ajay Matkar

Creative Director

A versatile artist with over 20 years of unparalleled experience, Ajay Matkar has worked as both 2D Classical Flash and 3D Animator with pre-production experience of storyboard and character design art etc. He is currently working as the Creative Director for Cosmos-Maya. He has also given his stellar contribution to projects such as the first animation movie of Hanuman, Disney International projects named The Buzz on Maggie, Coconut Fred's, El Tigre, Disney theatrical Movie 'Tinkerbell' and '3 Pigs and A Baby'.

Sachin Jadhav

Creative Director

With over two decades of experience ranging from Advertisements to animated shows, Sachin is a perfect combination of creativity and practical perspective which is needed in a Creative Director. After graduating from JJ School of Arts, Sachin has worked with Crest Studio, UTV Toons, and Silverline Animation, etc. on classical animation, Flash, 3D graphics and also in pre-production.

Richie Rich, Weird Monsters, Hose hound, Tode Patrol (2D) are some of the projects that he has worked on. His desire to contribute to the development of Indian IPs brought him to Cosmos Maya Studio, where he contributed to the development of Motu Patlu and Vir The Robot Boy in 3D animation and Kisna, Selfie with Bajrangi, Bapu and Gadget Guru Ganesha in 2D Animation.

Adi Shayan

Chief Operating Officer

He has over two decades of experience in leading world-class animation studios at Tata Elxsi, DreamWorks Animation (India), Xentrix Studios. Having built and helped large Animation teams, Adi has an in-depth understanding of job skills that are in-demand at leading Animation Studios.

Suhas Kadav

Chief Creative Officer

The man behind Motu Patlu, he is one of our key creative forces. An alumnus of J.J. School of Arts in Mumbai, he is an animation veteran with over 16 years of experience across major animation studios and has worked on multiple internationally acclaimed projects.

Dheeraj Berry

Chief Creative Officer

He was instrumental in creating our first international IP, Eena Meena Deeka. With over 20 years of experience across all aspects of the animation production process, he is one of the most well rounded creative professionals in India today.

Abhay Waghmare

Creative Director

He has extensive experience in Traditional Art, Sculpting and Painting, 2D and 3D Animation. In a career spanning two decades, he has worked with UTV, Future Thought, Jadoo Works, Prana. He was Animation Supervisor / Director on popular shows such as Tinkerbell and The Chubb-Chubbs. He is also a Creative Director of Angry Birds Slingshot Series and the upcoming animated feature Dogtanian & The Three Muskehounds.

Murli Babu

C G Director

With over 20 years of experience in top companies such as Dreamworks Animation, Mikros Image, Prana, and Tata Elxsi, he has worked as a CG Supervisor for top Hollywood features like Madagascar 3, Puss in Boots, Shrek 4, Penguins of Madagascar, Home, Trolls and Boss. He has a keen eye for detailing. Look development and cinematography are his strong suits.

Ajay Matkar

Creative Director

A versatile artist with over 20 years of unparalleled experience, Ajay Matkar has worked as both 2D Classical Flash and 3D Animator with pre-production experience of storyboard and character design art etc. He is currently working as the Creative Director for Cosmos-Maya. He has also given his stellar contribution to projects such as the first animation movie of Hanuman, Disney International projects named The Buzz on Maggie, Coconut Fred's, El Tigre, Disney theatrical Movie 'Tinkerbell' and '3 Pigs and A Baby'.

Sachin Jadhav

Creative Director

With over two decades of experience ranging from Advertisements to animated shows, Sachin is a perfect combination of creativity and practical perspective which is needed in a Creative Director. After graduating from JJ School of Arts, Sachin has worked with Crest Studio, UTV Toons, and Silverline Animation, etc. on classical animation, Flash, 3D graphics and also in pre-production.

Richie Rich, Weird Monsters, Hose hound, Tode Patrol (2D) are some of the projects that he has worked on. His desire to contribute to the development of Indian IPs brought him to Cosmos Maya Studio, where he contributed to the development of Motu Patlu and Vir The Robot Boy in 3D animation and Kisna, Selfie with Bajrangi, Bapu and Gadget Guru Ganesha in 2D Animation.

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Address: 2nd Floor, Mukta House,
Communication Centre,
Sector 2 Film City,
Aarey Colony,
Goregaon, Mumbai,
Maharashtra – 400065

Find us here

Copyright @ 2021. All rights reserved