Philippe GluckmanChief Creative officer

We are in one of those transformation cycles. The way in which we produce and experience content is being redefined. So our aim here at 88 is, riding the waves of innovation, to produce the best possible creative for a variety of projects, media, experiences.

Philippe is an industry veteran of nearly three decades, with experience covering most areas of Animation and Computer Graphics.

Having started as a traditional 2D animator in France, he soon embraced Computer Graphicsto join PDI/Dreamworks(USA) where he eventually became part of the core group behind such pioneering animated features as “Antz” and“Shrek”, and served as Visual FX Supervisor on the original “Madagascar”. He subsequentlyoversaw severalhigh-profile Dreamworks features.

In 2008, Philippe moved to India as Creative Director of the newly opened Dreamworks Unit in Bangalore. As such, he was responsible for building and fostering a team that could execute at the topmost quality level, seamlessly with the best international studios. Under his artistic supervision, the studio delivered some of the best work produced in Asia, culminating with feature films such as “Penguins of Madagascar”, “Trolls” or “Boss Baby”.

Other than his passion for the artistry of film-making, Philippe strives in mentoring artists and developers to realize their best possible potential, and takes greatest pride in the success of those around him. Philippe has made India his home, is deeply committed to the continued flourishing of its animation industry. Fluent in English, French and Hindi, with a deep exposure to several cultures, Philippe is in a unique position to oversee teams and projects across frontiers, to develop the best possible team for the best possible projects.

Selected Filmography :

As Creative Director of the Dreamworks India Unit:
  • Boss Baby (2017)
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
  • Trolls (2016)
  • Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
  • Madagascar 3 Europe’s Most Wanted (2012)
  • Rise of the Guardians (2012)
  • Puss in Boots (2011)
  • Merry Madagascar (2009)
As Visual FX Supervisor:
  • Madagascar, Escape 2 Africa (2008)
  • Shrek the Third (2007)
  • Madagascar (2005)
  • Shrek 2 (2004)
As FX Supervisor / Sequence Supervisor:
  • Shrek (2001)
  • Antz (1998)
As Effects / Lighting Artist / Technical Director:
  • Marvin the Martian in the 3rd Dimension (1997)
  • Batman and Robin (1997)
  • Simpsons 3D Halloween Special (1995)
  • Batman Forever (1995)
  • Angels in the Outfield (1994)


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