smart traffic light

A work that uses a technique very similar to the early stylized graphical representations made with computers, featuring a very mechanized society,  where the machine, usually just used by the man, get to control his life. Made in 2002, it shows, in embryo, what is the vision of "Futurist Toys"

Awareness campaign on the use of innovative sources of energy

gas cylinders, clean energy for the future

Italy choose with a referendum to not use nuclear power to produce electricity.
Instead, we buy it from neighbored countries, or mostly from Russia.
Obviously, in this way, electricity get to be quite expensive.
Recent scientific studies have shown that the subsoil of the Italian peninsula is full of gas cylinders.
For this reason, the gas cylinder is the most suitable system to meet the energy needs of the citizens.
For a more intelligent heating, we recommend using cylinders.
An awareness campaign on the use of innovative sources of energy.


3d illustration by giuseppe arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526 or 1527 – July 11, 1593) was a Manierist Italian painter, mostly know for creating human portraits composing various elements from the nature or everyday life , arranged in such a way that their ensemble were constituting a recognizable portrait.
More info on our beloved wikipedia..
Here I simply played with some 3d software (i think it was Maya) to recreate somehow his art, also thinking about the possibility of animating the sculpture, someday..


resistance to the machine

Seven Samurai : How these picture can match the famous Akira Kurosawa omonimous movie? Watching them after a few years, I barely understand myself.
Seven Samurai (七人の侍 Shichinin no Samurai?) is a 1954 Japanese period adventure drama film co-written, edited, and directed by Akira Kurosawa.
The film takes place in 1587 during the Warring States Period of Japan.
It follows the story of a village of farmers that hire seven masterless samurai (ronin) to combat bandits who will return after the harvest to steal their crops.

Futurist Toys

futurist serene image

A quite dark and disturbing 3d animation from 2005 about a working day of an "anyone" man, living in our era.

The story takes visual inspiration from italian art movement "Futurismo" (Futurism) , and specially from Fortunato Depero Artworks, to play with the positivist concept of "machine" of the beginning of last century, opposed to what machines are becoming now for our lifes.
It was a work made along my thesis in industrial design , in a period while I was worried about my working future..

intro animation for festival (SENEF)

seoul 3d animation

A 25 seconds animation commissioned By Senef (Seoul Film Festival) as opening video for the various screening sessions.
This animation is much brighter and colorful than Futurist Toys, also, the dark sky was replaced by a much brighter background, to express better the atmosphere of joy and amusement of the event.
For the same event, it was created also the poster, that You can see above.

The Maya Illusion

maya ruins

The World is gonna finish in 2012.

This is what some people said , that is gonna happen, cause Maya people said so.

I think that this mysterious civilization just got lazy in writing numbers in the calendar.

And i Actually understand them.

I get lazy too, if I’m designing a website for a client, and i have to divide the content in base to Year, month, to keep writing those numbers..

But well, we will see..

Anyway, this was a generative painting, inspired by Mayan architecture..

I Hope you like

Digital Nativity Christmas Scene

comete, digital creche

An immersive digital animation installation about Christmas Nativity, a digital crib realized with revolutionary style.

There is an old Christian tradition, in Italy, about making , during Christmas period , a Nativity scene using little statues representing the Holy Family (Maria, Joseph, and new born Jesus) in their hut and all the local people from Bethlehem , following the comet star visiting them, to see their new born Messiah.


npr rendering

This is a new experiment i made, in order to define the visual style of my new short movie "odysseus - nobody" . 

I Believe that this level of stylization works pretty well..

I moved around the camera just to test the possibility of the shaders, and I think they react pretty well...

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Evolution: generative based animation

evolution generative painting

An animation created for a video installation and personal exhibition , talking about the circle of the evolution of our civilization and the ending of itself, for a new start.

Talking about cycles of history, and the constant repeating of events about civilization, starting , evolving, being dominating the world, falling, and starting again.

Creating this animation involved creating first a huge series of mixed generative 3d and digital painted pieces, manually textured, and partially modified (using mainly compositing) to recreate my vision.


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