Director, NID Andhra Pradesh, Design Educator, Animator, Cartoonist, Festival Director & Graphic Storyteller
An alumnus of NID, Prof. Sekhar Mukherjee- was a senior faculty of communication design with NID Ahmedabad from 2002 to 2018. After graduating in commerce, he decided to follow his passion as his profession, and started his career as a newspaper cartoonist, illustrator & info-graphics artist at Economic Times, Kolkata, before he joined NID to study Animation Film Design in 1992.
In 2000, he trained the first 2D animation studio in Dhaka, Bangladesh, one of his cherished projects. In 2002, he joined his alma mater as a design educator. For the next 12 years, he headed the Animation Department. Under his mentorship, his students won many national & international recognitions.
He is also the NID Film Club Chairman and the Artistic Founder Director of iconic Chitrakatha-A biennial International Student Animation Festival since 2007. Along with his student mentorship he also regularly contributes & practices cartoons, comics, illustrations, mural, graphic experiments etc.
He is often invited as delegate, jury member and expert to other design schools & various animation & comics festivals across the globe. In 2009 he received the Best Animation Teacher Award from CNBC-TV18 for “outstanding contribution to the cause of animation education in India”.
He celebrates design as a problem solving and opportunity creation tool in his 30 plus years of professional journey. In 2018 end he took charge as Director of NID Andhra Pradesh, a baby design school of same breed.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, February 25

10:00am IST