Apple's Top Graphic Architecture Exec Raja Koduri Joins Makuta VFX as Chief Technical Advisor

Makuta VFX is pleased to announce that Raja Koduri is appointed as Chief Technical Advisor to Makuta's board of directors. Raja most recently served as Director of Graphics Architecture at Apple Inc and as Chief Technology Office (CTO) for Graphics at AMD Inc prior to that

Apple's Top Graphic Architecture Exec Raja Koduri Joins Makuta VFX as Chief Technical AdvisorApple's Top Graphic Architecture Exec Raja Koduri Joins Makuta VFX as Chief Technical Advisor

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, March 19, 2013 /India PRwire/ -- Makuta VFX is pleased to announce that Raja Koduri is appointed as Chief Technical Advisor to Makuta's board of directors. Raja most recently served as Director of Graphics Architecture at Apple Inc and as Chief Technology Office (CTO) for Graphics at AMD Inc prior to that.

"Raja is amongst the top architects in real-time computer graphics world today and we are very excited to have him advise our board. We anticipate that he will bring exciting technological advances for Makuta and help move the state of art in Indian VFX industry forward" said Dasaradha Gude, Chairman Board of Directors, Makuta Inc

"I look forward to helping Makuta realize it's vision of enabling story tellers in India and the rest of the world bring to life their imagination within practical budgets, through creative use of technology ". Raja Koduri said.

Makuta Effects offers movie projects - from high-end particle and dynamics work to character animation, photorealistic lighting and rendering and intuitive compositing. To date EEGA is the toughest feature Makuta have worked on as a studio. The biggest asset Makuta created was an action sequence within National Award Winning film 'EEGA' that was rendered with over five billion polygons!

Hi-End Special Effects Company Makuta www.makutavfx.com has added a new dimension to movie world story telling technique. With its first big asset EEGA conceived by path breaking director SS Rajamouli, that won the National Award for best visual effects announced on Tuesday, it proved audience endorse not only great stories but also love visual effects that weave well in the movie without any compromise.

Notes to Editor

About Makuta Effects

Makuta is a fully-fledged visual effects facility covering a full gamut of requirements from active on-set visual effects supervision through to immersive digital set extension, digital matte painting, high-end feature animation and effects work, clean-up, motion tracking and final compositing. They have the backbone support of state of the art systems, a large dedicated render farm which is continuously expanding, high capacity storage, off-site backup with high-speed FTP and dedicated connections for transferring digital assets.

Makuta is continuously expanding, even having to relocate offices within the first 18 months of running and have now branched overseas with their parent company Makuta Incorporated being founded in the USA and with staff located worldwide.


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