Resume


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 – Present: Freelance character animator, Director

2013 – 2014:    Head of layout - Maga Animation - Monza, Italy
“Extreme Football 2 rue” (3D animated series)

2012 – 2013:     Senior Character Animator - Maga Animation - Monza, Italy
“Acqua in Bocca 3” (3D animated series)

2011: Character Animator freelance Animated commercial in CGI animation


2010: Senior Character Animator - Team TO - Valence, France
“Oscar & Co” (3D animated series)

2009-2010: Lead Character Animator - Action Syntèse - Marseille, France
“The magic roundabout” (3D animated series)

2008: Senior Character Animator - 2 Minutes - Angoulême, France
“Pat & Stan” (3D animated series)

2004 – 2008: Animation Director - Lumiq Studios - Turin, Italy
“Donkey Xote” (3D Animated Feature Film)

2004: Senior Character Animator - Stranemani - Florence, Italy
“Opopomoz” (2D Animated Feature Film)

2003 – 2004: Lead Character Animator - Chinatown -  Milan, Italy
“Totò Sapore” (2D/3D Animated Feature Film)

2000 – 2002: Animation Director - Neonetwork - Milan, Italy
Animated commercials and series for Television and Web

1995 – 2000: Animation Supervisor - Ubik-Crackartoons - Milan, Italy

traditional and CGI animation for commercials and fictions



ADDITIONAL FREE-LANCE COLLABORATIONS
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2010 – 2011: Concept designer Mondo TV S.p.A -  Milan, Italy
“Treasure Island” “Partidei” “DinoFroz” “Adrian”
(Traditional Animated Series)

2008 – 2010: Comic Artist - Qpress publishing -  Turin, Italy
“Atrox” - Comic Book Series
“Une chaumière et deux cœurs” - Pamphlet



TEACHING EXPERIENCE


2010 – Present:   Lecturer in CGI Animation - CSC (National Film School) – Turin, Italy

2004-2008:  Lecturer in CGI Animation -  Virtual Reality & Multimedia Park - Turin, Italy

1996-1997:    Lecturer in 2D Animation - New Academy of Fine Arts - Milan, Italy



EDUCATION & MASTERCLASSES



2014: Physic for animatorsDavid Schaub (Sony Imageworks) at View Conference - Turin, Italy

2007: Animation Summer School, Les Gobelins, L’école de l’image - Paris, France

2005: Digital Animation Workshop, Pepe Valencia (Sony Imageworks) at V.R.R.M.P. - Turin, Italy

1991-1995: Bachelor of Arts in Advertising Art Direction, NABA - New Academy of Fine Arts), Milan, Italy. Specialization in Animation. Graduated with honors (110/110).

1987-1991: High School of Art, Arturo Martini, Savona, Italy.



SOFTWARE COMPETENCES

                      
                       Autodesk Maya, Softimage XSI, Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Toon Boom Harmony
                  Platforms: Windows, OSX, Linux



LANGUAGES COMPETENCES


                       Italian: Mother-tongue
                       French: Good
                       English: Intermediate



ADDITIONAL COMPETENCES


                      Team work: I’ve worked in various types of teams both as a coordinator and as a trainer ensuring
                      professional development for juniors.
                      Mediating skills: I’m familiar and comfortable in dealing with Directors, Production Managers and
                      Supervisors.


OTHER INTERESTS


Play with my son, free climbing, play guitar, classic contemporary and underground art.