Ramesh Meer

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Ramesh Meer is the Chief Creative Director & CEO of The FX Factory, and has an experience of 44 years in the creation of Special Visual Effects for motion pictures and television as well as every aspect of film and television production. Ramesh Meer graduated in cinematography from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. He decided to concentrate on special effects rather than become a cameraman and among the first films he worked on were those of Manmohan Desai starting with Amar Akbar Anthony. He worked on more than 200 feature films much before digital technology came into force. The varied range of Special Visual Effects he has worked on include optical, mechanical, miniatures, glass shots, pyro-technical effects and blue as well as green screen travelling mattes and chroma keys.
He then set up his own companies: The FX Factory and FX Post Pro. The two departments have now grown to six. As a creative director and visual effects supervisor, he has supervised and worked on the Visual Effects of more than 350 feature films, 800 teleserials as well as more than 1000 television commercials in the last four decades. He had also been responsible for system designing and integrating one of the biggest production cum post production facilities of India, CMM Studios now known as Aastha Broadcasting Network Ltd, where he served as a Vice-President (1994-1996). Ramesh Meer has also presented technical papers on Special Visual Effects and Virtual Reality in international forums like IBC in Amsterdam and ITVS in Montreux, Switzerland, apart from chairing the Broadcast India Conference for the last 19 years and a host of Indian and International Forums.