"Legend is unique. It’s a place where collaboration, creativity and open communication are celebrated and practiced."
Shamitha Kattukandy, COO

LEGEND IS

600 creative minds, spread across 3 countries: Los Angeles, USA • Pune, India • Luoyang, China. We are recognized and sought after for our knowledge, expertise and technology.

OUR DNA

Legend brings movies to life

For over two decades our work has reflected the passion and talent of our artists to bring our clients’ visions to the screen.

People of Legend

A seasoned executive with extensive media & entertainment experience, Jeremy Novak spent 18 years as an investment banker working with clients across the media landscape.

Over the years, he has developed a deep understanding of the dynamic and rapidly evolving processes behind content creation.

Jeremy Novak

President

Shamitha continues to play a central role in conceiving and implementing Legend’s strategic plan to evolve from a studio that was exclusively focused on 2D-3D conversion to one that also focuses on Visual Effects.

With 12 years of experience in production pipeline, Shamitha is adept at managing all phases of project life-cycle; she also specializes in talent management.

Shamitha Kattukandy

Chief Operating Officer

Steve Griffith has been credited in over 60 feature films & commercials while working at Technicolor, Digital Domain, Sony ImageWorks, Rodeo FX, Luma Pictures, Wieden+Kennedy & Method Studios. His credits include Marvel blockbusters and many other award-winning films.

Throughout his career, Steve has been a key player in innovating internal processes in optimizing production workflows, designing project management tools, and building integrated digital pipelines.

Steve Griffith

VP - Production

Coming up soon.

Jeremy Nicolaides

Executive Producer

Siddhartha (Sid) brings a unique perspective to Legend by perfectly blending the art of creativity to business. With VFX and Stereo Conversion experience spanning six years, he worked with Scarecrow VFX and Deluxe before joining Legend in 2016.

During his time in the industry, Sid worked on notable blockbusters like Star Wars: Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Mad Max, etc.

At Legend, Sid played a crucial role in expanding VFX line of business to Asia-Pacific region.

Siddhartha Maganti

Executive Producer

Coming up soon.

Sara Jorgis

Financial Controller

With over 40 blockbuster titles under his belt, including Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Disney’s Pete’s Dragon, Sony’s Passengers, and Fox’ Poltergeist.

Along with innovations in Stereo and Visual Effects pipeline/creative work, Matt has helped shape the landscape of the crafts of Stereo conversion and VFX.

Matthew Kemper

VFX Supervisor

Mangesh has over 17 years of experience in VFX on-floor/on-set, 3D Animation Pipeline, Live Action Simulation, Camera Tracking, and 2D-3D conversion.

He worked with some of the esteemed companies, such as Anibrain, Reliance Media Work, Makuta, MingMa (China), Digikore.

Mangesh continues to bridge the gap between new-age talent and workflow to make it more professional, creating a fresh environment by bringing together innovation, planning, technology and productivity.

Mangesh Palkrit

VFX Supervisor

With over 9 years in Stereo Conversion, Bhanu Prakash has taken up the role of DFX Supervisor at Legend, and been actively involved in Roto/Paint VFX, Stereo VFX & VFX projects.

Some of the top shows that Bhanu has delivered over the years are Star Wars: Episode VIII, Star Wars: Rogue One, Jurassic World, Detective Pikachu, Mad Max Fury, War for The Planet of The Apes, Terminator 2 – 3D, and The BFG to name a few from his tall list of work.

He has successfully handled various client specific requirements across different genres of film making.

Bhanu Prakash

DFX Supervisor

Prateek has supervised stereo conversion of 30+ blockbuster Hollywood movies like Star wars: Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, Black Panther, Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame.

With his vast experience in Marvel projects as Stereo Supervisor, he has pioneered many techniques in the mastering and finishing of 3D films.

Additionally, Prateek has been helping the VFX team with his creative vision and expertise as a DFX supervisor.

Prateek Kaushal

DFX Supervisor

Gokul has been instrumental in resource allocation and effectively managing project executions on the production floor. He is responsible in guiding teams on Visual Effects and 3D Conversion technical pipelines, and implementing workflows in relation to these processes.

Other than his compositing supervision experience on several international projects, Gokul has supervised various award-winning movies, such as The Mummy, Spider-man, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Doctor Strange, and many more.

Gokul Mahajan

Head of Production

Caprice has had the honor of working on some of the industry’s top blockbuster films, as well as smaller projects. Some notable titles include: BBC’s Enchanted Kingdom, Creed, Independence Day 2, Passengers, Doctor Strange, A Wrinkle in Time, Everest VR, the Movie, and most recently, Detective Pikachu.

Caprice joined Legend in 2013 as a Production Assistant and has stepped up over the years, rising to be a Producer in 2016.

Caprice Paxton

Senior Producer

In addition to handling Stereo Conversion & VFX production workflow, Monalisa constantly achieves the desired targets around show deliveries. She is also responsible for managing strong client relations, along with handling bidding and invoicing work for various South Indian & Bollywood features.   

She got credits in some of the big banners like Avengers: Endgame, Black Panther, Iron Man 3, Thor: Ragnarok, Spiderman: Far From Home, Star Wars: Force Awakens, Zero, Stranger Things 3.

Monalisa Bhattacharya

VFX Producer

Following his passion for models and miniatures, Andrew has carried over this skill set to Visual Effects. With over 10 years of experience in Visual Effects, Andrew has worked on a variety of shows from large tent poles, various episodic series, to small independent films and other projects.

Andrew brings all this experience to Legend in seeing projects through from bidding to delivery.

Andrew Turner

VFX Producer

Coming up soon.

Abhishek Garg

Head of Technology

Ryan has over 13 years of leadership experience in various industries and been honored with some of the industry’s top Excellence Awards in the past.

He’s currently heading and overseeing the Administration & Facility function at Legend.

Ryan Pope

Head of Administration and Procurement