About Team Mindstein

Mindstein Studios is a cluster of creative artists who collaborate in visual editing from bases in Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram. We are an end-to-end VFX team who focuses on pre-production, production and post-production services for movies and commercials.

Our vast team includes animators, actors, designers, illustrators, videographers and video editors. Our visual effects team harnesses the latest technology to redefine the boundaries of creativity. We have established ourselves as one of sort after VFX studios through our work in the Malayalam and Tamil movie industries over the past six years.

Our services include pre-visualization, motion graphics, 3D / CG effects, animation, matte painting, colour grading and compositing / rendering for 2D and stereoscopic feature film and commercials.


  • IWM Buzz Digital Award 2022
    Best Visual Effects – Mindstein Studios for the film Minnal Murali (2021)
  • 52nd Kerala State Film Awards 2022
    Best Visual Effects : Andrew D’crus and Vishakh Babu (VFX Supervisors, Mindstein Studios) for the film Minnal Murali (2021)
  • Anchorage Campus Choice Cine Awards 2015
    Best Visual Effects – Mindstein Studios’ Appu Bhattathiri accepted the award for Best VFX in a feature film, Koothara (2014) [ Click here to know more. ]


  • Indian Express interview with Tovino Thomas and Basil Joseph
    Basil Joseph mentions Andrew Dcrus, helping the team in solving the effects with practical solutions, during filming of Minnal Murali (2021)
  • Animation Express VFX Summit 2022
    Speaker : Andrew D’crus (VFX Supervisor & Co-Founder, Mindstein Studios) for the film Minnal Murali (2021)
  • News Minute: Interview with Madhu C Narayanan and Sheridan Asher
    Asher, 3D Supervisor of Mindstein Studios explains the process of creating CG bioluminescence for the film Kumbalangi Nights (2019)
  • Deccan Chronicle Article featuring VFX team from Mindstein
    Team Mindstein was featured in an article from the Deccan Chronicle, which detailed our visual effects process for the film Pathemari (2015).

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