Dhiman Sengupta

Dhiman Sengupta


Discipline Faculty, Animation Film Design

Dhiman Sengupta graduated from NID in 1999 in the stream of Animation Film Design. He has worked in Mumbai and Delhi, for a decade in the areas of e-learning, broadcast and motion graphics, and visual effects. Dhiman is a senior faculty member in the Animation Film Design department where he has taught for fifteen years and of which he was the Discipline Lead for nine years (2014-23).

Dhiman is a poet, musician, comic book and visual artist, a geometry and film enthusiast. Amongst the courses taught by him at NID are Storyboarding, Sequential & Graphic Narratives, Time & Image, Motion Graphics workshop, Sound Design, Music Appreciation and Geometric Construction for the Design Foundation & Apparel Design programmes.

Dhiman is a prolific pen and ink visual artist and had his first solo art exhibition at Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad in June, 2022 to considerable acclaim. He was an invited juror at the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) in 2021 and at FirstCut, Pune in the Animation category in 2022. In 2019, he was invited on a faculty exchange to The Glasgow School of Art where he taught a fifteen day animation workshop to BA Illustration students. His key research area is about Geometric Patterns and its manifestations through History which he teaches through his lectures and workshops.