Jai Undurti (IN)
- Website: www.syenagiri.com
- Position: Creative Director - Syenagiri
- Location: Hyderabad, India
Jai Undurti is the Creative Director of Syenagiri, and writer of Hyderabad: A Graphic Novel. He helped start Every City is a Story – a unique city-centric graphic storytelling initiative. His current projects include The Robots of Dharma, a series set in a dystopian India. His interests include science-fiction, chess, and travel-writing.
Syenagiri is a boutique pre-production house, with a special competency in high end graphic novels & narratives. The company is based in Vizag, but works with outstanding creative talent from around the globe. It is already known for keen attention to detail and high production values.
Beyond Word & Image: The Making of a Graphic Novel
Date: Friday, 5th December, 2014
Duration: 1 hour
Comics or graphic novels or bande dessinee – call it what you will, storytelling through images and words is as old as human culture.
Writer Jai Undurti will take you on a journey to the mythical past, through the pages of Hyderabad: A Graphic Novel.
The project is at the junction of journalism, photography, and film – drawing on all their strengths, yet preserving a certain character and strength unique to the medium. See how a team of artists around the world came together to bring to life the Hyderabad of lore and legend – to recreate a vanished city.