Girish Balakrishnan

Virtual Production Lead Technical Director
Digital Domain


Girish Balakrishnan is a Virtual Production Lead Technical Director with Digital Domain developing next-generation real-time visualization tools & methodologies that leverage cutting-edge game and film technologies. With a history in software and game development, he helped architect a robust pipeline to deeply integrate game engines into the studios’ motion capture facility to advance the virtual cinematography tools on the capture stage and live action set, first utilized for Disney’s “The Jungle Book”. Since then, he has expanded his role at the studio, working with Digital Domain’s expanded creative efforts in Virtual Reality, to take on the challenge of adapting the medium for Virtual Production.