Vision: Color and Composition for Film by Santan Suryavanshi and Hans P. Bacher
Press Release: With over 40 years in the industry, production designer Hans P Bacher is acknowledged as one of the legends in animation film design. He now lives in Singapore where he passes his knowledge to students at the prestigious Nanyang Technological University.
Co-author Sanatan Suryavanshi is an Art Director living in Toronto. A graduate of Sheridan College, Toronto, he attended the Masterclass of Hans Bacher, and has collaborated with Bacher from the start of the production of Vision. Over a period of seven years he has helped to develop the concept, visuals and text. Most recently, Suryavanshi was the Art Director at Guru Studio for Cartoon Saloon’s The Breadwinner, responsible for designing the light and color for the production’s ‘storyworld’ sequences.
Prior to this, he was Guru Studio’s lead development designer defining an original look for several projects including True and the Rainbow Kingdom and Midnight. Currently, he splits his time between development work on feature films, production designing for an undisclosed Cartoon Network show, and helming the prestigious Crush Visual development studio as Creative Director.