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Born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Cairo, Egypt, Meena holds a BA in Fine Arts and a Diploma in Digital Character Animation from the Vancouver Film School. Meena started his career in feature films as a Junior Animator at Sony Pictures Imageworks before quickly growing into the Lead Animator role, lending his expertise on blockbusters including Spider-Man Homecoming and Hotel Transylvania 2 & 3. Meena pursued his career in VFX at other Major VFX Studios like MPC and Method Studios, working on Thor: Ragnarok , Night at the Museum 3 and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald before relocating to Montreal to join Framestore in 2018 where he worked on Blockbuster hits like Captain Marvel and George Clooney's Oscar Nominated for best vfx : The Midnight Sky . Meena is 2 times Annie Awards Nominated for Best Character Animation on his work on James Gunn's : The Suicide Squad Supervising and developing the full cg characters like King Shark , Weasel and Rat Sebastien , and won the Annies for his work on HBO's His Dark Materials season 1 .Most recently he Supervised the animation team on the highly praised and Oscar Nominated Sony / Marvel’s : Spiderman No Way Home .
His long experience in developing and creating interesting and appealing characters which he brought to life on the big screen ranging from cartoony stylized characters , super heroes and fantasy creatures ,as well as his passion for storytelling and film making , Meena is currently developing Multiple original personal projects that he put all his experience and passion into as well as his desire to create exciting stories that represent his Egyptian heritage and the region of the middle east .