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44 Cats

44 Cats

This new TV series, broadcast online since 2019, consists of 54 episodes lasting 11 minutes each.

The characters will be much more than 44 and the quality will be very high to be an animated serial.

I designed the rigs of humans, animals and cats, protagonists of the entire serial.

I supervised the rigging team during the realization of all the characters, all the vehicles and the objects used in the scenes. I also participated in the management of grooming which, in addition to the classic hair, also the fur of every single cat.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

News: 44 Cats News






Sushido

Sushido

A project made by a team of friends who work as professionals in the 3D industry but in reality have fun creating animated shorts in order to make sense of their own creativity.

I've created the story, I've rigged the character and all his props and I've made the supervision of all the team that had working on this short.

SUSHIDO is visible at the Athens Digital Arts Festival which takes place in Athens on May 27, 2018.

It has been visible also to the 6th FIFES Festival in Kino Tuskanac, Zagreb, on May 11, 2018.


Skills: CG Supervision, Character Rigger, Screenplay and Editing

Backstage: Sushido Blog

Interview: What does a Rigger do?

ADAF: 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival

FIFES: 6th FIFES FESTIVAL






Bunny

Bunny

The idea of this project is based on the participation of the guys who made it to the 3D Digital Production course, at the Rainbow Academy, during which I teach rigging to all the students.

It seemed right to offer them the opportunity to measure his newly learned skills by making a small project. The short is the acronym of a hypothetical preschool serial created by them.

From the characters to the environments through music and dubbing. A way to learn more and more for them, a personal reward for me that I saw them "grow". Good luck guys!


Skills: CG Mentor

News: Bunny, the Students' Short






Mercedes VR - Just I Like You

Realization of a 360 ° VR video for which I had to build the "realistic" mechanical rig of a mechanical arm that makes portraits by drawing on a sheet of paper.

The biggest challenge was to create the color stroke in a realistic way, when the pen was "challenged" by the mechanical arm.

This app served for the "Just I Like You" advertising campaign that took place in dealerships during the open weekend of May 12th and 13th.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor






Secret Trailer

Secret Trailer

I made the rigs of the main characters in this trailer and I followed the rigging team during the production of all the props and the remaining characters. Unfortunately, the video can not yet be public. When I can show it it will be a better day for me! Stay tuned!


Skills: Rigging Supervisor






Monster High: The Adventures of the Ghoul Squad

Monster High: The Adventures of the Ghoul Squad

TV series, made in 2017, for which I have planned and built all the structures of the main characters, wolves, bats and other animals included. Join the Ghoul Squad and follow all their adventures, in the channel dedicated on youtube you can find all the episodes. Good vision!


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

Channel: Youtube, Monster High: The Adventures of the Ghoul Squad






Angry Birds Blues

Angry Birds Blues

At the beginning of 2017 I contributed to the realization of these 30 short funny cartoon episodes. I followed the rigging team during the construction of the rigs of the objects used by the characters on stage and the rigs of the elements of the scene. My studio has also created the whole character look dev and the grooming of the birds and the environment (ground grass).


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

Channel: Youtube, Angry Birds Blues






Hanni Wild Woods Teaser

Hanni Wild Woods Teaser

After over a decade in development for the global market, and attaining a sizable Korean investment, the brand-new CG animated children’s TV and multiplatform series franchise is making its debut at Kidscreen Summit in Miami.

During the production of the teaser, nel 2017, I worked on the realization of all the rigs of the animal-characters as well as all the objects they used.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

News: Hanni Wild Woods Teaser at Kidscreen-Summit






Regal Academy 2

Regal Academy 2

In the summer of 2016, I updated the rigs of the eight main characters in the series I.

I modified the facial system by implementing a new squash and stretch system for the face and increasing the possibility of extreme facial expressions made by the animators.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

Channel: RaiPlay, Regal Academy Serie II

Channel: Youtube, Regal Academy Serie II






Forhans 3D Experience

Forhans 3D Experience

The App aims to train users to correct oral hygiene and to prevent the most common problems, in an absolutely fun and innovative way. The immersive journey, inside the Infotheque, describes and explains how to cure various diseases and the viewer will have a surprising point of view: the inside of a mouth. Product of 2016, I made the rig of the main character Wiz and all the objects used on stage.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

Customer: Forhans

News: App-Forhans-3d-Experience






Monini - Mo' e Nini e la Sana Alimentazione

Monini - Mo' e Nini e la Sana Alimentazione

It is the recreational-educational project of food education that Monini dedicates to the first 4 classes of the Primary school. Mo 'and Nini explain in a simple but detailed way the correct diet starting from the theme of the variety of products present in the Mediterranean Diet.

I made some 2D "flat" rigs that allowed us to work as if we were in a 3D environment.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

Customer: Monini

Channel: Youtube, Monini

Scuola: Progetto Mo e la Favola dell'Olio






Motion Capture Showreel 2015

Motion Capture Showreel 2015

The full CGI short produced by Rainbow CGI, September 2015.

I've been the Rigging Supervisor for every character and every vehicle which you can see in the video. I have planned and realized the setup for every ball or every gun used by the characters.

One rally car, one police car, one tank and also one helicopter.

I've made all the motion capture data and all the process of retargeting for the characters.

Sometimes, I've been also the real performer of mocap of the action scenes.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

Skills: Mocap Supervisor

Backstage: Motion Capture Showreel 2015 Backstage






Hi-Zev

Hi-Zev

The new full CGI commercial produced by Rainbow CGI, May 2015.

I've been the Rigging Supervisor. I have planned and produced the car rig and the engine.

The Evolution GT is an ecological supersport car. Designing began in January 2011 and it will be presented to the public by 2015. The Evolution GT is the result of a Industrial Innovation Proposal (called Hi-Zev) that Picchio is developing with a team of 22 companies. The goal is to make production of high-performance exclusive cars with full hybrid transmission technology.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

Customer: Picchio






Winx Club Ricette

Winx Club - Ricette a Colori

The new CGI series produced by Rainbow CGI, April 2015.

Project made with full 3D characters and live footage. I took care of all the assets in CG setup. I also supervised the mocap catches, made for a completed layout for program planning.

Rai Gulp Expo in collaboration with Rai, Rai Fiction and Rainbow have designed and produced a mixed product "animation" and "live action" on the theme of healthy diet conveyed from exciting Winx fairies: "Recipes Color." The program will develop in 50 episodes of 8 minutes each, broadcast on Rai Gulp from 2 May.


Skills: Rigging Supervisor

Skills: Mocap Supervisor

Customer: Rai Gulp






Mia and Me 2

Mia and Me 2

The new CGI series produced by Lucky Punch GmbH, Rainbow S.r.l., ZDF. Directed by Gerhard Hahn, aired on TV from April 2015.

I've been the Rigging Lead of this project. I have planned and produced all assets, characters and animals, vegetation and props.


Skills: Rigging Lead

Movie Poster: Mia and Me 2

Production: Hahn Film

News: Licensing Italia

Italian Teaser: Mia and Me 2






WinxClub: Il Mistero degli Abissi

WinxClub: Il Mistero degli Abissi

The new CGI animated film produced by Rainbow. Directed by Iginio Straffi, in cinemas from 04th September 2014.

I made all the asset, low and high, characters and animals, organic and props. I made all of the dynamic rig: hairstyles, tentacles of Trix, the tails of the Tritons, the wings of the Winx.


Skills: Rigging

Movie Poster: WinxClub: Il Mistero degli Abissi

Special Features: Rainbow CGI Studio

Song Videoclip: Noi Siamo Winx






Winx Club Tv6

Winx Club Tv6

The television series Winx directed by Iginio Straffi and distributed by Nickelodeon. Each episode presents a part fully in full CG. In this series I worked on the rig of the characters, with particular attention to facial deformations and dynamic. all the serial is made under water, so it was important to realize the dynamic rig that would help the animators to achieve the secondary movements automatic and credible.


Skills: Rigging

Channel: WinxClub Serie 6






Gladiatori di Roma

An animated film full CGI produced by Rainbow. Directed by Iginio Straffi, the Oscar-winning screenplay for the Michael J. Wilson, in cinemas from 18th October 2012. I made more than 200 asset, low and high, biped and quadruped, organic and props. Finished rigging I worked as ligther and as finishing artist.


Skills: Rigging, Lighting, Finishing

Movie Poster: Gladiatori di Roma

Home Page: Official

Channel: Youtube, Gladiatori di Roma

Official US Trailer: Gladiators of Rome






Com'e' Bello Far l'Amore

Com'e' Bello Far l'Amore

Com'e' Bello Far l'Amore is a film directed by Fausto Brizzi and co-scripted by Brizzi, Andrea Lamb and Marco Martani, released in theaters on February 10 2012. He was shot with 3D technology and is released in double room in 2D and 3D version. I created all toon characters rig.


Skills: Rigging, Finishing

Trailer: Com'e' Bello Far l'Amore

mymovies: Com'e' Bello Far l'Amore






Huntik Dark Ride 5D

Huntik Dark Ride 5D @Rainbow MagicLand

HUNTIK DARK RIDE it's the amazing 5D Interactive Ride at Rainbow Magicland, the new Theme Park close to Rome. Huntik Dark Ride is a very complex attraction produced with the collaboration of many companies : Rainbow, Alterface, Art Project, Vida Studio, Sample, Hytechnology, Alfa Park. September 2011. I created the setup for all characters and props. Both low and high version. Body, face and cloth rig.


Skills: Rigging

Magicland: Location Huntik Dark Ride 5D






Winx Club Tv5

Winx Club Tv5

The television series Winx directed by Iginio Straffi and distributed by Nickelodeon. Each episode presents a part fully in full CG. In this series I worked on the rig of the characters, with particular attention to facial deformations. I also worked in the team of lighting and finishing.


Skills: Rigging, Lighting, Finishing

Channel: WinxClub Serie 5






Pet Pals

Pet Pals

In 2009 I've worked to the production of PetPals' Short. The short has realised on 22nd genuary of 2010 at the movie theater. I've worked at the BigRock School for the "Gruppo Alcuni" socety. I have worked to the render, shaders and lighting group of the production team.


Skills: Lighting, Rendering






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Defective BigBot

The video is a short made completely in CG, which recounts the misadventures of a clumsy and aggressive robots trying topass a test trial during his exercise. The video is the result of the union at a distance of a team of friends who had fun in his spare time to create this short.


Skills: Production Manager, Rigging, Finishing, Rendering

CGsociety 3DWorld ComputerGrafica






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Paper Plane

In the winter of 2009 I make the setup of "Tim", protagonist of "Paper Plane" animation short made by Margherita Premuroso. I create the structure for the Tim's controls for the animation and create the cloths and eyes deformation.


Skills: Rigging

3DWorld






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GazzaToons

I worked with the firm "Playstos Entertainment" in Milan to the achievement of the setup of different characters used in the cartoon series "Gazzatoons" WebTV broadcast online from the site of the Gazzetta dello Sport. The protagonists of the serial are caricatures with the giant head of sports celebrities.


Skills: Rigging






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Intro Spot Midland

Short intro with the logo "Midland" of the producer of cameras. In this work I have dealt with rigging and animation. I also handled the communication with the client and organize the work of the team, thus playing the role of a production manager.


Skills: Production Manager, Rigging, Animation

Customer: Midland






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BlueKiwi Intro

I began a collaboration with the study Bikiwi animation of Parma for the creation of several commercial. I've always been used as a character rigger for the setup of the characters to be made.


Skills: Rigging

Customer: BlueKiwi