Welcome to Yannix Technologies

Yannix had been a world leader in Visual Effects (VFX) preparation and support services for over 2 decades. Yannix was originally incorporated in Hollywood, California in 1995, and has since moved its main production facility to Bangkok, Thailand, where over 310 people work on the latest productions for clients from all over the world.

Our services leverage an extensive in-house research and development team for both computer software and hardware engineering, enabling us to provide unique and sometimes custom solutions to suit the varying needs of each film and television production. We work on many of Hollywood’s biggest movies with services that include:

  • Camera and object motion tracking
  • Rotoanimation of articulated characters and other objects
  • Actor expression tracking from principal photography
  • Lens distortion reconstruction
  • Simultaneous multi-camera tracking and reconstruction
  • VR 360 motion reconstruction and stitching
  • Image based set modeling and reconstruction
  • Custom LIDAR scanning and surveying
  • Extensive experience with various digital and film cameras and formats

Yannix Team

Xye
XyeManaging Director
Xye (Founder/Managing Director) is a native of Los Angeles. He has been doing research and development for Hollywood VFX since the early 90’s and developed one of the industry’s first tracking software systems. He supervises overall Yannix management direction while still heavily involved in research and development at Yannix where he continues to push computer vision and machine learning technologies into production service. Prior to founding Yannix, Xye worked at Boss Film Studios.
In his spare time, Xye also designs and builds solar power inverters, security systems, electric vehicles, solar powered floating houses and custom built water pumps and writes a blog about it. Xye graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.
Prateep Siamwalla
Prateep SiamwallaGeneral Manager
Prateep “Teep” Siamwalla started working at Yannix in 2006. Prior to joining Yannix, he was the Supervising Technical Director for Thailand’s first 3D animated feature film. He has been involved in every aspect of Yannix’s recent growth and has spearheaded Yannix service offerings in the fields of 360 film making, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). Teep earned both a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and his Masters Degree from Stanford University in Mechanical Engineering. On weekends, he encourages his teenage daughters to appreciate the beauty of computer programming and he can often be seen bicycling around the Suvarnabhumi Airport Skylane bicycle track.
Prathep Narula
Prathep NarulaExecutive Manager
Prathep “Thep” Narula joined Yannix in 2011. Thep is responsible for Business Process Development at Yannix, and in recent years he has overseen the development of Yannix’ custom ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) infrastructure. Prior to joining Yannix, Thep was involved in setting up the first ISP in Thailand. When he’s not running systems at Yannix he’s running 10k and 21k races as a practitioner/advocate for natural “barefoot style” running. He went to school in Canada where he earned a Master’s Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.
Suthep Madarasmi
Suthep MadarasmiExecutive Manager
Suthep “Jokie” Madarasmi, Ph.D. joined the Yannix team in 2015, and currently oversees business analytics research and development while providing valuable leadership in the development of Yannix’ machine vision enhanced production software.
In his time outside of the office, he enjoys jogging, and participating in yoga, badminton, and basketball with the other Yannix staff.
Prior to joining Yannix, Jokie was a professor specializing in machine vision in the Department of Computer Engineering at KMUTT, where he worked for 19 years and served as Department Chair from 2004 to 2008. He has a Bachelor’s of Engineering from Michigan State University where he also received his Master’s in Computer Science, and he earned his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota.
Wirak Winsuth
Wirak WinsuthHead of Production
Wirak “Noina” Winsuth joined Yannix in 2007. She is now Yannix head of VFX production. Noina has helped Yannix expand its production operations to a team of about 200 staff where she has managed the rapid growth of Yannix’ production operations. She oversees a large set of team leads who handle dozens of production projects every month. Noina also designs the production software developed specifically for our production team. She is an avid moviegoer who watches new release movies every weekend as well as the occasional Hollywood classic from Xye’s Classic Movie Showcase list.
Noina graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Control Systems and a Masters of Science in IT from KMUTT.
Danny Turner
Danny TurnerProducer
At Yannix (Thailand), Danny is responsible for all day-to-day project communications (both written and verbal), from Bangkok. He also manages our rapidly growing sales and coordination team. In this capacity, he ensures that all of our clients have the smoothest, most pleasant experience possible when sending their projects to Yannix.
An avid swimmer, Danny strives to get in the pool daily, and he has a great love of cooking. On his weekends, Danny can be found hosting barbeques, or in the kitchen where he routinely treats family and friends with proper, and traditional English roast. A man who has worn many hats over the course of his sales and post production career, Danny is also a certified educator who graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Post Graduate Certificate of Education.