Pixelloid is an award-winning 3D Animation and Visual Effects Company based in Hyderabad, India. Pixelloid offers its high-end Visual effects services to Films, TV Commercials, Corporate Films and Visualizations and is also the premiere destination for people interested in studying the art of visual effects.

In 2005, the Company was started with a close-knit team of 10 creative and goal-oriented individuals to push the boundaries of technology by providing cutting-edge 3D animation and visual effects solutions to Indian and international clients.

Today, Pixelloid’s creative workforce has grown to about 120 people, equipped with high-end workstations and has opened academic branches in Karnataka (Bangalore) and Andhra Pradesh (Visakhapatnam & Guntur), with headquarters in Hyderabad. We also have a Liaison office in Vancouver (Canada) to support our international clients.

Pixelloid has been assessed by The Trusted Partner Network (TPN), a joint venture between the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the worldwide leaders in third-party entertainment industry assessments, for MPAA Compliance.



Founder / Director (Studio - VFX / Games)

Raj Potula

Raj heads the Visual Effects Production division, managing the day-to-day challenges and taking care of all aspects of the division, including creative direction, client relations and business strategies. He is based in Vancouver, Canada at our liaison office, and also heads IP content development division for VR/AR games & experiences. His fascination with technology keeps him updated on the latest trends and helps in the company’s adoption of new technology and plan future strategies, while looking out for emerging avenues for the company to grow. Raj has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, a degree in animation from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore and over 20 years of experience in 3D animation and visual effects.

Founder / Director (Academy / Digital Assets)

Nayeem Akthar

Nayeem heads the Academy division for VFX and Games, taking care of its operations, and its strategic growth path. As an active Senior VFX Supervisor, he brings his invaluable knowledge of Visual effects and its applications to the students through our frequently updated curriculum. He also takes care of our Digital Assets division, which provides services for creation of assets for various companies like Zynga, HP and Amazon. He has played a key role in expansion of Pixelloid’s revenue and has lead Pixelloid to diversify into Gaming and Mixed Media technologies like Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. In team building aspect, he constantly guides and nurtures talented students by incorporating them into our visual effects production division through internship programs. He is also actively involved in opening up new avenues for Pixelloid in different markets, national and international.

Founder / Director (Finance & Operations)

Bala Shankar Bonthu

Bala takes care of finance and administration of Pixelloid, including our branches. Bala also heads Corporate FIlms and any other Media Production within the company. He has previoudly run a television production company, DigiFrames, which produces telefilms, mega serials, AD Films & Documentaries for various Channels like ETV, Gemini TV, MAA TV and Zee Telugu. He also has an in-house Post-Production facility. His productions have won numerous awards like Nandi Award for Best Audiography for “Edhi Nijam” in 2004 (Gemini TV), Nandi Aaward for Best Mega Serial “Edhi Nijam” in 2005 (Gemini TV), Nandi Award for Best Telefilm “Mounamelanoyi” in 2006 (Zee Telugu) and Nandi Award for Best Visual Effects for “Srushti” in 2008 (SVBC).

Head of Education

Chadalawada Chandrasekhar

Started his career in 1998, Chandrasekhar has worked on projects like like Lord of the Rings and has also helped Pixelloid win the prestigious Nandi Award for Best Visual Effects in a feature film. He has also groomed innumerable talented students with his vast experience and knowledge, who are now placed in top positions in some of the best companies around the world. He takes care of all the aspects of the education division, right from induction into a program to the successful placement of a student. Pixelloid stands as one of the best educational institutes for 3D Animation & Visual effects due to his diligent efforts. He has over 24 years of experience in the visual effects industry.

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