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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Malayali touch in Game of Thrones

The Malayali GOT fans were in a shock when they heard this news. It’s a proud moment for each and every Keralite, a Malayali being a part of the most watched and downloaded TV series in history. Arun Krishnan who is from Trivandrum was part of Game of Thrones visual effects team ( VFX ). Arun bags 11 years of experience in VFX and got an opportunity to work with a number of Hollywood and Indian films. Arun is working as a senior visual effects artist with Iloura, which is an animation and visual studio in Australia. Game of Thrones series is an adaptation series of fantasy novels ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’. This George R.R. Martin’s series is premiered on HBO since 2011. The series is popular among people as the story has a lot of unexpected twists and changes. The first series itself made an impact among viewers as they didn’t expect the death of the main character in the series. The directors always maintained the raw factor in the series. The visual effects were so perfect, and one can never consider this as a normal TV series. The series has won different awards and have more followers than any Hollywood movies. “I joined Iloura, when the company was already working on GOT Season 6. That year, our company won the Emmy for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for the ninth episode of the season ‘Battle of the Bastards’. That was a proud moment for all of us and we are really looking for winning for this season too,” adds Arun. His passion towards drawing lead to choose this career. He joined in Toonz animation,

This George R.R. Martin’s series is premiered on HBO since 2011. The series is popular among people as the story has a lot of unexpected twists and changes. The first series itself made an impact among viewers as they didn’t expect the death of the main character in the series. The directors always maintained the raw factor in the series. The visual effects were so perfect, and one can never consider this as a normal TV series. The series has won different awards and have more followers than any Hollywood movies. “I joined Iloura, when the company was already working on GOT Season 6. That year, our company won the Emmy for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for the ninth episode of the season ‘Battle of the Bastards’. That was a proud moment for all of us and we are really looking for winning for this season too,” adds Arun. His passion towards drawing lead to choose this career. He joined in Toonz animation, Trivandum after graduation and joined Chennai Prasad VFX for further experience. He worked on many projects such as The Martian, Godzilla, Pazhassiraja, Yenthiran and Jungle book. Being a part of Reliance Media Works and TATA Elxsi was a great experience and fortunate to work for many Hollywood projects including the Harry Potter series.