Multiple National Award winner and Director , Kireet is a graduate in Animation Film Making from Sheridan College, Canada, and is the founder and creative head of Climb Media and its animation division 2nz Animation. Kireet has made over 300 Short films, documentary films, ad films His recent directorial release was India’s first live-action and 3D Animation film ‘Toonpur ka Superhero’. With over 30 prestigious creative awards, including 5 prestigious President’s National Awards for his short films, Kireet is all set to share his vast wealth of knowledge with students and animation aspirants at Frameboxx.
Kireet is recognized & appreciated for his work on coveted projects like Mahagiri, Adventures of Chhota Birbal, Shaadi Ka Laddoo, Sand Castle, Detective Nani, Hum Tum, and many more. He won his first President’s National Award in 1995 for the film “Mahagiri” a film about cruelty against animals. This film also won two National awards for Best Animation Film Direction and Best Animation, respectively.
Commenting on Kireet joining as the CCO at Frameboxx, Naveen Gupta, CEO & Executive Director, Frameboxx, said, “I’m delighted to see Kireet joining as the Chief Creative Officer. Good companies stand on the shoulders of great people, who go that extra mile to nurture a founding vision from the ground up & I’m confident that Kireet shall take Frameboxx to another level and help us in redefining standards of animation training in the country.
Our animation industry has evolved quite well within the past few years, but there is still an immense need for strong animation education that realistically addresses real world production situations.”
Kireet has been a key delegate speaker at various industry events including: FMX06 (Germany), NASSCOM, Dartmouth Univ. (Vermont, USA), British Council, Max Mueller, IIFC, CMIA, AniGraph (Indian Chapter of Siggraph), CeC & CaC.
Speaking to Animationxpress.com on Joining Frameboxx as CCO, Kireet Khurana, stated, “Well, it feels amazing and it’s big opportunity for me to be a part of Frameboxx. I personally was privileged to study at Sheridan College of Canada, which is one of the renowned Animation Colleges of the world & with experiences gained at Sheridan College, my vision for Frameboxx would be to push the Animation and VFX curriculum level and set higher possible education standards. As the CCO of Frameboxx, I aim to work with instructors and the team to produce creative thinkers. I would want the students of Frameboxx to lead innovation and create great original content.”