Who is Kabir Punde?
Design X Design : 30 Under 35
Unreal Authorized Instructor Partner
Epic Mega Grant recipient
Kabir Punde is an game technologist and Unreal Engine developer with over 8 years of experience in the field. Born and brought up in New Delhi and Gurgaon, Kabir comes from a family of prominent architects and landscape architects. He studied architecture and landscape architecture at RISD and Philadelphia University before practicing landscape architecture for a few years. He was always interested in using technology to aid the design process and started his own Virtual Reality, Arch Viz and Unreal studio in 2017 called Studio Griot. Started as an arch viz studio, Kabir leveraged his experience and knowledge of real time technologies to diversify the portfolio of projects to involve other interactive experiences for design festivals, heritage events and games. At Studio Griot Kabir focuses on building in-house IP's as well as acts as an external consultant on VR and game development projects, virtual production for music videos, live events and sports broadcast. Notable consultancy projects include VR deployment for analysis for Star Sports in IPL 2021, live broadcast overlays using Unreal Engine and real time data for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2021, HoloLens2 analysis during pre match shows for Star Sports during the IPL 2022 and Sushi Ben VR.
Kabir is constantly looking to push the boundaries of game technologies and finding the perfect intersection of game tech and real world utility. He has carved himself a niche in the sport games and broadcast space and is currently in the process of starting a new venture that looks to disrupt the way people consume and interact with their favourite sports.
Sushi Ben VR
Holi VR: Festival of Colours
Collaboration with indie developers for Oculus Game Jam
Training : Unreal Engine
The Happiness Room
Co-Founded The Happiness Room, an Unreal Authorized Training Center.
Over 300 hours of Unreal Training professionals from various M&E and animation studios.
2 Day online workshop on Introduction to Game Design in Unreal Engine for non programmers. Facilitated by iNurture Solutions for Jain University Students.