Ghost VFX to Open New Studio in India Award-Winning Visual Effects House Expanding to Pune

LOS ANGELES (July 29, 2022) —   Ghost VFX , Streamland Media’s visual effects division, has announced it will open a new 32,000 square-feet studio in Pune, Maharashtra, India, early next year to meet the growing needs of filmmakers worldwide. Ghost India will offer clients a full range of high-end visual effects through cloud-based technology and an industry-leading talent roster that will function as a hybrid of work-from-home and in-studio.


“We are very excited to establish Ghost VFX in India, which is a critical part of expanding our worldwide services,” says Ghost VFX President Patrick Davenport. “Our leadership team has been working in India for over a decade, and we’re thrilled to be collaborating again with some of the very best artists in the business. Our experience has shown what works—and what doesn’t! We are building a creative environment and culture which will support the teams in all our studios, enabling us to work seamlessly together across the globe.”

The new state-of-the-art studio will be led by Ghost VFX India Vice President and Head of Studio Prashant Shitole, who brings more than 20 years of top-tier VFX and animation experience to his new role. His credits include producing VFX for features, streaming, animation and games, while working as head of production at MPC, The Mill, Double Negative and most recently at Method Studios.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the Ghost VFX expansion into India,” says Shitole. “I’m most excited about the creative team we are bringing together here. Ghost VFX is already a well-established creative resource for filmmakers around the world. The talented team here in India is joining a global studio of artists and technical experts who support filmmakers doing amazing work.”

In addition to Pune, Ghost VFX has locations worldwide in Los Angeles, Copenhagen, London, Manchester, Toronto, and Vancouver. Recent credits include Star Trek: Strange New Worlds , The Book of Boba Fett , and The Walking Dead .

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About Streamland Media
Streamland Media is a global post production company delivering picture, VFX, sound, and marketing services through its well-established industry brands, Picture Shop, Ghost VFX, Formosa Group, and Picture Head. These integrated businesses support feature film, episodic, interactive and emerging forms of entertainment by providing top-tier talent, technical expertise and customized solutions. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Streamland Media offers multiple locations worldwide throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and the UK that are focused on providing a unique, regional approach to meeting client needs.

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