Dr. Sameer S Sahasrabudhe
Dr. Sameer S Sahasrabudhe works as Senior Project Research Scientist, at the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay. He has a graduation in fine arts, post graduate diplomas in animation film making and distance education, and a doctorate in the area of eLearning animations. He has a cumulative experience of 17 years, in the areas of advertising, animation film production, eLearning content creation, research, and teaching. He has bagged awards at national and international film festivals. As an evangelist of open source 3D animation software: Blender, he has conducted several workshops, on Blender animation, and has presented at various conferences. He has guided UG and PG projects in Blender animation for eLearning, and has published widely on this topic.
Kavita Narvekar is a certified Architect from the Academy of Architecture, University of Mumbai and has hands-on experience with renowned architectural firms in Mumbai for over 10 years in design and execution of architectural projects. She is the founder of Beehive 3D Works, which uses Blender software to create powerful, dynamic high-resolution architectural visualizations. She is a winner at the International contest for architectural visualization. She uses variety of free and open source software for creating architectural visualizations.
Kaumudi S Sahasrabudhe
Kaumudi Sahasrabudhe is a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chitrakala Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, and completed her Diploma in Animation Film Making, ZICA Studios, Hyderabad. She is a lead animator for India’s first live and animation feature film: Bhagmati. She has over 16 years of experience as an illustrator, designer and animator. She has illustrated for various books, and a book series ‘Computer Masti’. She has illustrated for a unique set of jigsaw puzzle-based toys. Her animation films have been screened at various international film festivals. She has bagged the award for Best animation short film at FICCI FRAMES (2009) and UNICEF Laadli (2009). As the project manager of the animation and design team at the Dept of CSE, IIT Bombay, she has created animation shorts for IITBombayX and NatuEco farming.