bringing stories to life.
Saffronic is a global community of award-winning Filmmakers, VFX Artists, and Creative Technologists with decades of experience across the media, entertainment, gaming, advertising, and creative industries. We were founded in 2022 by Tim Sarnoff, former Deputy CEO and President Production Services at Technicolor, and Vince Pizzica, former Technicolor CTO and Chief Strategist.
Powered by differentiated technology and leading creative artists, Saffronic serves the exploding media, entertainment, games, and advertising sector worldwide. With a focus on artist empowerment and a commitment to excellence, Saffronic aims to leave a lasting impression on audiences everywhere.
bringing stories to life
Saffronic is a creative and nimble production partner that produces impactful and meaningful content in the Feature film, TV series, Gaming, and Tech Industries. We have a dedicated in-house R&D team constantly searching for new tools and methodologies to make our work better and more efficient. We love what we do and are collectively dedicated to bringing that passion to the screen.
Meet The Team
An industry leader since 1996, Chandru has contributed to numerous award-winning Animation TV series, TV Commercials, Corporate Videos, Games, and Feature Films. Proficient across all facets of Animation filmmaking, he has lent his expertise from script conceptualization to final screen execution.
Kumar has 26+ years of Animation experience with a decade of expertise within the gaming sphere. He has contributed to numerous AAA game titles, animation features and series. Kumar’s versatile skill set spans across various roles, encompassing artistic, technical, and production domains.
Varma has over 15 years’ experience and brings forth a portfolio comprising over 20 TV shows crafted comprehensively from Assets to final Animation for major global studios. His expertise lies in Episodic Production, steering end-to-end processes for numerous shows and collaborating with teams to deliver remarkable and renowned series.
During her 20+ year career, Kristy has held senior-level positions in business development, production, and development. She’s a member of the Producers Guild of America, ASIFA, the Themed Entertainment Association and was formerly Co-President of Women in Animation.
Throughout Prabhakar’s 26-year career, he has contributed to the creation of numerous globally recognized animated television programs, including several Emmy-winning series. Well-known for his outstanding leadership, he has led teams of more than a thousand creative people and made a substantial contribution to the the industry.
With over 24 years in the Animation industry and 12+ years heading Assets, Sathish’ contributions extend to 25+ TV Shows, 7 DVDs, 3 movies and handful of Commercials. Sathish excels as Key Frame Animator, Lighter, Hair/Fur Artist, Modeling Supervisor, Project Manager, Asset-supervisor, and Department Director.
Head of Pipeline – CG
Mani has over 24 years’ experience and orchestrates technology solutions for each show, aligning technical aspects with creative aspirations while adhering to budgets. His expertise in constructing efficient CG pipelines ensures timely delivery while reducing manual intervention in file flow and management.
At Saffronic we work hard and create with passion. We genuinely care about each and every team member in our studio – to us they are family.
When you work with us, you too are family both inside and outside the studio. Together we create art, celebrate wins, support each other and make sure every voice is heard.
Ramanujam Sez, MGR Film City Road,
Tharamani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600113, India