Interview with Sujit Kumar Karmakar - Animator
Posted By : Mukesh Dube At 23-05-2013 19:53:28
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Tell us a little about who you are. Who do you work for? What job do you do?
I am Sujit Kumar Karmakar, a 3D Animator from Noida, though I belong to Kolkata. Having B.Sc from Kalyani University I turned myself to Animation and hold 3 Years diploma in Applied art with Animation technology. I started my career as a 3D Animator with Escotoonz Entertainment Pvt.ltd, Escort Group, Faridabad, I had been associated with them for 2 years and then I moved to Mumbai and Joined in Prime Focus, Mumbai as a 3D lead Animator and worked for 3 years. Then I changed my job and joined in Toon Skool, Jamshedpur as a 3D Head. I used to have a small team for Animation production over there who I trained and also worked for few projects with TATA Steel. I work for Academy Of Animation and Gaming, Noida as a 3D Animation mentor.
How long have you been working in the animation industry?
I have had 7 years of experience in Animation industry .
How did you get into Animation?
I always wanted to go into a creative field and animation gave me a scope for that, so I got myself admitted into Monarch College of Art and Technology in 2002 and putting every effort to groove myself as a good animator.
Did you ever expect to get famous as an 3D Animation artist?
This is the only dream in my life which I have been nurturing since the day I stepped into this field.
Name a few of the projects you've worked on in the past.
• TV series “TINY TOTS” of Chocklet Moons Ent. CANADA (46 episode)
• The commercials of Britannia Funtoon
• 3D Crowd in commercial Francfin
• LG touch phone commercial (3D Gold Fish Animation)
• Godrej Aerospace commercial (3D animation)
• Egyptian Gulf Bank commercial 3D animation (Qatar)
• Britania vegetarian Cake all 3D animation
Do you have any future projects planned? Any independent animation projects? Tell us more.
Yes I have. I have few projects; I will make for children’s education.
What motivates you to move into a career in animation? How did you go about pursuing it?
The creativity involves in it motivates me. I got myself admitted into an Animation College and put rigorous and religious effort to come up with the learning curve initially. Then I used to look for new challenges in my projects that used to ignite me and I took every huddle as a challenge and prove myself again and again by overcome it.
What about those just considering starting in animation? Any educational or career advice, memorable Lessons, etc?
Buddying professionals must work hard and keep up the high tempo and must prepare themselves to cope with any kind of challenges in professional fields.
Do you ever appear at conferences? What animation events and conferences would you recommend?
Yes. Whenever I get chance to appear in any Animation related conferences, I enjoy that.
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