Indian artist and cosplayer Sameer Bundela will be our cosplay guest and judge of cosplay competition at Animefest 2023.
He's a filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist. He's cosplaying for over 12 years now. He won numerous awards (over 30) nationally and internationally, have represented India in the Crowns Championship of Cosplay twice and is the Current Cosplay champion of India (an honour i've had 4 times). He also gave a TED talk on the subject.
Since 2016 he's been working in the film, television and event industry, designing and making costumes, props and sets, using the knowledge he gained through years of cosplaying. He loves talking about cosplay and actively works to promote it in India through workshops and talks.