Meet Krishnakant: Pioneering Creativity at BOT VFX

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Embarking on his role as the Creative Head at BOT VFX, Krishnakant Mishra brings a wealth of experience garnered from his tenure at prominent studios like Sony Imageworks, Futureworks, Crest, Pixstone and FrameFlow. Krishnakant’s journey in the visual effects and animation industry commenced in 1994, amidst the nascent stages of these transformative fields. From his beginnings as a 3D animator to his evolution into a Visual Effects Supervisor, Krishnakant’s career has been marked by an unwavering commitment to embracing new challenges with a “never say no” attitude.

Krishnakant’s love affair with animation traces back to his formative years, where iconic characters like Bugs Bunny ignited his imagination.His formal training at Xavier’s Institute of Communications laid the~ foundation for his journey into the world of visual effects, where he discovered a new realm in 3D animation. With each passing year, Krishnakant’s dedication to his craft has grown, fueled by his thirst for knowledge and his appetite for experimentation. His diverse experiences have included spearheading end to end work for several movies at the studios he has worked besides also managing on-set supervision at international locations for clients.

In his new role at BOT VFX, Krishnakant is poised to lead with a focus on simplifying tasks and optimizing processes within the team. Despite recent setbacks faced by the VFX industry, Krishnakant remains optimistic about its resurgence and is diligently preparing his team to navigate through any challenges that may arise. Recognizing the delicate balance between creativity and process, Krishnakant emphasizes the importance of seamlessly integrating creativity into well-established workflows, allowing the team’s creative vision to flourish within a structured framework.

Krishnakant’s favorite movies, including “Alavandaan,” “I Am Legend,” and “Ghosted,” reflect his diverse tastes and appreciation for storytelling across different genres. Moreover, his guiding principle, inspired by the Spiderman movies – “With great power comes great responsibility” – underscores his commitment to using his position of influence responsibly, a value that defines his leadership style and approach to work. As Krishnakant embarks on this new chapter at BOT VFX, his dedication to continuous learning and growth promises a future filled with innovation and success.