Country Head for India, Technicolor
Biren Ghose is the Country Head in India for Technicolor, a US $5 billion global arts and sciences leader involved in technology and production services for the media & entertainment industry. He is an acknowledged industry leader in India serving to drive policy initiatives in government policy formulation, education and across industry platforms. His vision is to make visual communications & the arts an agent of change in community development.
Biren has been at the helm in building up the India studio which is a primary hub for Technicolor’s leadership in Animation Visual Effects and Gaming business. At present, there is a significant amount of work in progressing the digital production of VR & AR.
In Animation, the studio has been involved in the production of the most iconic properties, helping clients win 7 Emmy Awards in the past 8 years. Shows include Mickey Mouse, Kung Fu Panda, Penguins of Madagascar, Alvin & the Chipmunks and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles among many others. In film Visual Effects (VFX), the studio’s amazing team, MPC Bangalore, have worked on several Oscar and nominated features including wins for The Jungle Book, & Life of Pi. The others include major franchises including X-Men; Harry Potter; Pirates of the Caribbean; Fast & Furious; Skyfall & Spectre [Bond]; and dozen of other gems including Passengers, Wonder Woman, The Martian, Tarzan, Independence Day 2, The Revenant, Godzilla, Guardians of the Galaxy, Superman: Man of Steel and many others… Having taken a key part in producing VFX for over 400 commercials a year for the last few years and winning the VFX Cannes Gold in 2014, 2015 and 2017 the MPC Advertising team are equally sparkling. The studio employs a world leading 3100 creative professionals crafting visual experiences across many genres and screens.
The studio managed the strategic alliances with DreamWorks Animation, USA which produced animated feature films and Rockstar Games (Grand Theft Auto 5) in a unique business model of the dedicated unit at Technicolor. New entrants to the studio’s portfolio are The Mill, Mikros Image and Mr. X. this offers the point of leveraging India and Technicolor’s pedigree and expertise for world leaders to ramp up AAA productions.
Biren is a reputed marketing and business strategist having worked across a wide vista of industries.
He completed an Advanced Management Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School), USA in Corporate Planning and Management Control.
His other passions include collecting art and music (predominantly jazz). His hobbies include playing the guitar, tennis, Formula One motor sport and photography.