Kireet Khurana to be part IACG advisory board

MUMBAI:  Ajay Devgn starrer, Toonpur Ka Superhero director, Kireet Khurana  has been approached by the International Animation Consulting Group (IACG), to be part of their advisory board.

World Renowned animators like William Bill Denis, Max Howard and Frank Lunn are few members who are part of IACG. IACG that provides first-hand knowledge on how to develop, produce and distribute animated content for feature films and television. They are now looking forward to service India since Animation is one of the fastest emerging trends in Indian Film Industry.

Khurana has been offered a position in the advisory panel at IACG with 15 top professionals in animation film making from all over the world.

Khurana is the creative head and director at Climb Media and his father Bhim Sain is considered to be pioneer of Indian animation who brought animation to the country with features like Ek Anek Ekta (Ek Chidiya Anek Chidiya).

Denis said, “The group is very pleased to add Kireet to its advisory board. I’ve known and admired Kireet for the past dozen years. He has the rare combination of creative talent, daring, character and knowledge that personifies the spirit of the International Animation Consulting Group”.

Before Toonpur Ka Superhero, Khurana has directed many short films, animation series and Public Service films like Rights From The Heart (for UNICEF), Adventures of Chhota Birbal (for Cartoon Network) and Laadli’ (Children’s Film Society India).Khurana has also worked on more than 400 Ad films for more than 90 brands like Coke, Pepsico, Kellogg, Unilever, Nestle, & Ad agencies JWT, O&M, Lowe, Mudra etc. under animation division of Climb Media that is called 2nz (Toonz) Animation.

Khurana’s  animation plus live action film, Toonpur Ka Superhero, which also stars Kajol,is slated to release on 24 December, 2010.