Mumbai: In a super-powered announcement which brings together east and west, Graphic India, the country’s leading superhero company, announced today that acclaimed television creator, writer and producer, Marc Guggenheim has joined the company’s Advisory Board.
Marc Guggenheim commented, “I’ve had the immense pleasure of working with Sharad for over ten years now. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be invited to participate in the remarkable company he is building in Graphic India. I’m looking forward to helping mentor the next generation of Indian talent and help them take their stories beyond the printed page and into film and television.
As Graphic expands more aggressively to take its characters from comics and animation into live-action film and television productions, Guggenheim brings decades of expertise across comics, television and film as a creator of TV shows including, “Arrow,” “Legends of Tomorrow” and “Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia” and writer of films including “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.”
“Marc is a exceptional creator and an even more exceptional person,” commented Sharad Devarajan, Co-Founder & CEO of Graphic India said , “We are incredibly fortunate to have his wealth of experience in storytelling, VFX, animation and live action production, to help us as we expand our amazing team of Indian creators to launch newTV and Film projects that inspire audiences across India and the world.”
In addition to Guggenheim, previous Graphic India advisors include, pop-culture icon and bestselling author, Grant Morrison; Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Tinder, Dinesh Moorjani; Founder of People Group, Anupam Mittal; and leading marketing expert and founder of South Asians in Media and Marketing (‘SAMMA’), Rajan Shah.
Graphic has begun pre-production on numerous live-action and superhero, mythology and fantasy projects for India based on its graphic novels.