Fat Little Indian Boy / Janak Thakker / Character & Creature Animation and Creativeness / contact: janak (at) fatlittleindianboy.com

2017-07-21 is another date to add to the family history books as the second Fat Little Grindian shouted out a “Hello world”! Check out the magique that is Bastian: What, this is no baby? Nope, but you know you need it- delivery cinnamon buns! Just like Alvar did Bastian enjoys sleeping every now and then […]

Dragon Age: Inquisition @ Bläck Studios

Bläck Studios opens up with a bang- creating a big ass hole in the sky… good thing they invited me to join in on the fun that is Dragon Age: Inquisition!

Volvo CCC @ P.S. Communication

With a minimal team I did the character rigging and animation for this one as well as everything for the wide shot of the planet (which was my first proper production encounter with Clarisse iFX). Per Malmqvist did the main character modeling (I did some tweaks and additional head shapes too). Johan Ljungberg did all […]

GE China – Ancient Invention @ NAIVE

Winner of “Best Animation” @ the annual Roy Awards 2013! I was responsible for all the animation of the ancient/modern doctor and patient as well as rigging and animating the ancient doctor and the ancient doctor to modern doctor transform. I also rigged, setup and animated the bamboo forest and shrubbery, cane to paddle transform, […]

Meet Todd

Or The Todd as he started calling himself after seeing The Big Lebowski on the premiere down at Sundance, it has a nice ring to it of being something more than just an ordinary Todd. Allthough no one really saw him there, at the festival, he was there. Lurking about in the shadows. As always. […]

Animation Reel, Q3 2012

Animation Reel 2012 Breakdown (PDF) “right click and save as…”


2012-04-12, that’s a date that goes down in the familly history books as the dawn of a new era. The time is here for the next generation of the Fat Little Grindians* to roam the globe and make it a better place. I’m not going to bore you with words so just have a look […]

Battlefield 3 – Man on Fire @ Visual Art

http://vimeo.com/35738483 For this hi octane piece promoting Battle Field 3 I was Rigging & Animation Lead. I rigged the hero character(s) and did all the animation in the corridor and rooftop scenes. After I finished my contract some animation tweaks were done on the corridor sequence by Jonas Ekman. Rigging all the gadgets the characters […]

Cadbury’s – Spots V Stripes @ the VES Awards

Cadbury’s – Spots V Stripes won the “Outstanding Animated Commercial” @ the 9th annual VES Awards!

Showreel, Q3, 2010

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Channel 4 – Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals @ MPC

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Cadbury’s – Spots V Stripes @ MPC

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Nissan – Autoestopista @ Furia Digital

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E.on – Birds @ Bacon CPH

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Eircom – Monster @ Windmill Lane

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Discovery Channel – Megabeasts @ CVFX
Saturn – Evolution Of Technology @ Furia Digital

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Alko – Alko @ Fido Film
BBS – Transfer @ Fido Film
Tools – Tools Short Film @ Fido Film
Comviq – Beatbox @ Sto.pp
Orangina – Naturally Juicy @ The Mill
DHL – Fastest Way to China @ Palladium Film
Anders Banke – Frostbiten @ Fido Film