Company Profile

With focused verticals in Visual Effects, Digital Intermediate, 3D Animation, Performance Capture and Digital Asset Management, the company uses some of the industry’s best technologies to deliver outstanding results. DI Suites that offer world class colouring and grading, latest audio recording and editing equipments and the country’s first comprehensive motion capture studios are some of the features that enable the teams to deliver customer satisfaction.

Accel Media is fast emerging as the preferred service provider for digital graphics and media services delivered from its growing network of offices across Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai. The company has more than 10 years of focused experience in the motion graphics and media services domains apart from the 25 years of experience that the Accel Group has in the IT and Telecommunications industries.

Management Team

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N. R. Panicker

Chairman and CEO

A highly awarded technocrat with a successful track record of over 30 years in the IT and Media industry. As a young electronics engineer he entered the IT industry with a successful stint in HCL after which he founded the Accel Group of companies in 1991.,

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Himakumar Kilari

President and COO

With over 25 years of experience in Visual Effects and Digital Intermediate, he has a successful track record of delivering Visual Effects for more than 3000 films and DI for over 500 films. Starting his career as a hands-on Graphic Designer after his BE (Electronics and Communication).,

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S. V. Deepak

Creative Director

A recipient of the FICCI, Indian Telly and Indian Television Academy awards, he is based in Mumbai and highly reputed for his directorial and creative skills in the field of Visual Effects, Production and Visual Design. As Creative Director at Accel Media, he brings.

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K. R. Chandrasekaran

Head of Finance and Corporate Affairs

A Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience in the IT, Engineering and Finance industries, he worked with leading groups like Tata, HCL and TVS before joining Accel. He successfully enabled the Legal and Financial aspects of many strategic initiatives..

Executive Team

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V. Satheesh

Executive Producer and General Manager

A result oriented professional with 15+ years of experience in managing large teams of Visual Effects creative artists and compositors. Adept at implementing fast, effective solutions to shot production challenges, he has established a consistent and effective..

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Villavan Kothai

Head Creative Services

Clients have termed him to be one of the best creative talents in the South Indian Cine Industry and on his part he has strived to consistently convert dreams to reality over his 20 + years of experience providing creative inputs for numerous feature films. Adept at story boarding,.

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Sri Rengarajan

Visual Effects Director

With more than 17 years of experience in the Visual Effects domain, Renga has helmed visual development and Visual Effects supervision for over 450 feature productions across the Indian film industry. He started his career as a graphics designer and grew to..

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S. Natarajan

Head Business Development

A passion for Visual Effects and Digital Media has helped him succeed in this fast paced industry and build lasting client relationships over his 25 years of experience in marketing services like Visual Effects, Digital Intermediate and Digital Film Restoration,.

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J. Chandramohan

Visual Effects Producer

A creative and innovative professional with 16+ years of experience in Visual Effects, he has a good track record in end to end project management and coordination. His in-depth knowledge and understanding of Visual Effectsand its cutting-edge technologies along with his excellent..

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V. Sathyanarayana

Head 2D

With more than 15 years of experience in the Visual Effects domain, he succeeds by constantly raising standards and keeping upto date with cutting edge technologies and acquiring the software expertise to enable them. He has the ability to implement fast and to provide effective..

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M. Ganesh

Animation Supervisor

A graduate in Visual Communication Design, Mr Ganesan, has more than 12 years of experience in the Animation industry, having worked with many prestigious international projects such as the 99 for Endemol, Iban Battuta, The Jungle Book, Peter Pan,.

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Ram Kumar

Project Manager

Ramkumar is a accomplished team manager with leadership skills to motivate professionals to maximize productivity with stringent quality standards. He has managed multiple teams as production manager in Prasad EFX before joining Accel Media to head international projects,.

Infrastructure and Resources

An array of high end workstations that use the latest Xeon and i7 processors clustered for extreme computing power helps provide the engines that enables the expertise to deliver on time and as detailed. The latest versions of software suites from technology leaders in the domain like Foundry, AutoDesk etc. are available for full use by the teams concerned. Constantly updated software tuned for optimised performance by ensuring up to date hardware, is one aspect that the company has an upper-hand on with it’s experience in the IT infrastructure space. 3D stereoscopic monitors and extended display panels supported by high end graphics processing power helps generate complex rendering and simulations in faster turnaround times. The high bandwidth communication lines helps transfer files to and fro at globally appreciable speeds.

Fundamental to company’s vision and competency are the minds that work in passionate teams to deliver outstanding results. Apart from one of the industry’s best management and executive line-up’s, the highly competent resource pool has an average of above 8 years of experience across all it’s professionals. The executive team is studded with highly awarded individuals who have made a mark in the industry and have worked on some of the most complex projects, globally. Apart from possessing the best qualifications in the respective domains, all the professionals are highly motivated by their creative calling and are able to deliver to a wider customer base with their international exposure.