Umakanth Thumrugoti

Umakanth Thumrugoti is an artist, writer and filmmaker who started his career at Walt Disney Feature Animation – working on films such as Lion King, Pocahontas, Fantasia 2000, Treasure Planet, Chicken Little and Bolt among others. While at Disney, he worked in various capacities – Technical Director, Lighting Supervisor, Sequence Supervisor, Visual Development Artist and finally as a Co-Art Director.


His books include Figure It Out: A Thin Book on Figure Drawing & Broken Parts – Pies R Squared, a graphic novel. His film ‘7 Days In Slow-Motion’ was called ‘A Bright and Cheerful comedy’ by Roger Ebert and won many awards.


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