Meet the Gigglers

CK Kong Compositing Supervisor

CK Kong aka Kien has been in the industry for more that 18 years. He started as a CGI visualizer and went on many specialist roles including compositor, senior motion builder, senior post-production artist and lead compositor. He has worked on multiple CGI, features and tv series. Definitely been in the industry for a while and he still is as passionate as ever!

Cheah Yew Chung Animation Supervisor

Cheah has been in the mainstream of CGI animation in the Asia region for more than 15 years and has been with Giggle Garage for close to 5 years. Prior to Giggle Garage, he has worked as CGI visualizer, animator and generalist. Known by nickname Cycom, he has deep special interests in CGI development design based on local culture, helping the local animation industry grow with new IP and quality works. His personal quote: Time wait for no one.

Sachin Sawant Producer

Sachin has over 12 years experience in multiple project management roles as well as production management for feature films and several international tv series production. He has worked on projects undertaken by companies such as Dreamworks and Lucasfilms prior to becoming a Producer at Giggle Garage for the past 2.5 years. He is supported by several very cool line producers and production coordinators working with him in the Production Management Department.

Reza Khojasteh Assets Supervisor

Reza has over 16 years in animation industry: started as a CGI animator and had gone through many creative and technical roles over the years from CGI artist, modeler or even hardware/rendering supervisor. His last role was a Character and TD Supervisor. Reza runs the assets department in The Playground, responsible for all asset creation, optimization and technical setup.

Gigglers Artists/Animators/Creatives

The Gigglers are the happy bunch -- working smart and hard; with attentions to details. We have about 100 Gigglers that are of diverse experience, background and nationalities: From Australia to highlands of Kathmandu; or to the shores of the Caspian Seas. We create, we animate and we giggle a lot too.

Sandra Khoo Arts & Story Director

Sandra started as a traditional 2D cell animator, storyboard artist and a super awesome character designer. Now, she runs the Arts & Story Department; directing shows and leading new IP development. She's a self-professed food junkie maybe because she's really a great cook. Sandra was the lead character designer for the TV Series Saladin; nominated for International Emmy Awards.

Belinda Teoh Brands Manager

Belinda has more than 15 years experience in creative contents & TVC production. Earlier, Bel was a lecturer in Film & Animation at Multimedia University Malaysia; and had also worked to produce various TVC projects in a production company. Bel loves designs & crafts, animals and support all efforts toward animal saving & rescuing. And that is awesome!

Mastura Yunan Studio Manager

Mastura oversees the daily operation at The Playground. She has more than 15 years of experience in multimedia, immersive & non-immersive technologies, production and content creation. Prior to Giggle Garage, she was the Program Coordinator for the Virtual Reality school at Multimedia University Malaysia in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia.

Juhaidah Joemin Head of Production

Juhaidah Joemin (ED) is the co-founder and Head of Production at Giggle Garage. ED spent many years in Malaysia’s creative industry; participated in its evolution from policy-making to production. Earlier, she was with Qatar’s JCC broadcasting where she evaluated content acquisition and oversaw co-production projects such as SEEFOOD Movie & Saladin Series. ED serves as mentor and judge in programs including the XMedia Lab, IPCC, Asia Pacific PANORAMA and International Digital Emmy Awards.

Zeno Gabing Head of Operation

Zeno Gabing is the co-founder of Giggle Garage and also the Executive Director of the company; implementing strategic direction as well as providing leadership and business management of the company. Zeno is responsible for structuring international co-productions and investment activities.