A Malayalee presence at 88th Academy Awards

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 29 (IANS) If Resul Pookutty was the first Keralite to win an Oscar award, Monday saw another Keralite who was part of the success story of “Inside Out”, which was named the Best Animated Feature Film at the 88th Academy Awards held in Los Angeles.

Sajan Skaria worked as the character supervisor in the American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film.

Skaria, who hails from the capital city, after doing his computer science from the National Institute of Technology Kozhikode, moved to the animation industry and has not looked back since.

He now works with the famed Pixar Animation Studio, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company.

He has worked on seven Hollywood films and was also present at the awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday night.

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