Born in Milan, Italy, he moved to the U.S.at age nineteen in order to study art and film-making. Upon graduating he moved to sunny California and worked at Pixar and DreamWorks Animation Studios. In 2013 he moved to NYC and started working at Blue Sky Studios, where he currently helps making animated movies.
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Film (Animation, Short and Drama) Visual effects "Mila" is the story of a little girl who loses her family during the war in Trento, Italy. Thanks to a young woman who comes to her rescue, Mila survives a devastating bombardment and takes cover in the woman's house. Mila clutches the last remnants of her past, a worn-out hat and a tattered Carousel ticket, in her hands. In the house she finds comfort in a hidden rocking horse, and music box. Both elicit memories of her mother at the Carousel, and sparks Mila's imagination. As the woman mends what she can of Mila's hat, the bond between them is cast. The woman and girl survive the war-torn night, and emerge the next day to witness the beginning of the end of the War. Confronted with their losses and drawn together through their ordeal, they find salvation in each other and the new life they then build together. Written by Cinzia Angelini
Ice Age: Collision Course
Film (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Visual effects Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, Manny, Sid, Diego, and the rest of the herd leave their home and embark on a quest full of thrills and spills, highs and lows, laughter and adventure while traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.
The Peanuts Movie
Film (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Visual effects Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the whole gang are back in a heartwarming story. While Charlie Brown is trying to accomplish something, a new girl with red hair arrives, and Charlie Brown falls in love. Now he tries to impress the red haired girl to make her feel like he's a winner, but Charlie Brown just can't do anything right. At the same time, Snoopy is writing a love story about a beautiful dog. Then Charlie Brown gets a perfect score on his standardized test, but there has been a mistake. Should he tell the truth or get the love of his love to like him? Can Charlie Brown get the girl to love her or will he remain a nothing?
Film (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Visual effects It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law. Written by TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Film (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Visual effects Mr. Peabody is a business titan, inventor, scientist, gourmand, two-time Olympic medalist and genius...who also happens to be a dog. Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. But when Sherman breaks the rules of time travel, our two heroes find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future, while Mr. Peabody may face his biggest challenge yet - being a parent. Written by Juan Diaz
Rise of the Guardians
Film (Animation, Adventure, Family and Fantasy) Visual effects When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imaginations of children all over the world. Written by DreamWorks Animation
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Film (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Visual effects Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still trying to get back to the Big Apple and their beloved Central Park zoo, but first they need to find the penguins. When they travel to Monte Carlo, they attract the attention of Animal Control after gate crashing a party and are joined by the penguins, King Julian and Co., and the monkeys. How do a lion, zebra, hippo, giraffe, four penguins, two monkeys, three lemurs travel through Europe without attracting attention and get back to New York? They join a traveling circus. Their attempts to get back to New York are consistently hampered by the Captain of Animal Control who wants to make Alex part of her collection. Once they make it back to New York Marty, Alex, Gloria and Melman realize that they want to be part of the traveling circus. Written by Anonymous
The Animation Tag Attack
Film (Animation, Short, Action, Adventure and 1 More) Director A bear and a duck in their relentless quest for a green bottle to set things right.
Puss in Boots
Film (Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 2 More) Visual effects Years before meeting Shrek and Donkey, the adorable but tricky Puss in Boots must clear his name from all charges making him a wanted fugitive. While trying to steal magic beans from the infamous criminals Jack and Jill, the hero crosses paths with his female match, Kitty Softpaws, who leads Puss to his old friend, but now enemy, Humpty Dumpty. Memories of friendship and betrayal enlarges Puss' doubt, but he eventually agrees to help the egg get the magic beans. Together, the three plan to steal the beans, get to the Giant's castle, nab the golden goose, and clear Puss' name. Written by Mr. Top Hat
Night of the Living Carrots
Video (Animation, Short, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Visual effects After a mutant alien pumpkin explodes on the Murphy's carrot garden, zombie carrots start attacking the immediate area, and it's up to the Monsters to save the night again.
Kung Fu Panda 2
Film (Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 1 More) Visual effects In the Valley of Peace, Po Ping is revelling in his fulfilled dreams as he serves as the fabled Dragon Warrior protecting his home with his heroes now his closest friends. However, Po and company learn that the murderous Lord Shen of Gongman City is threatening the land with a fearsome new weapon that could mean the end of kung fu. They attempt to stop him, but the panda is burdened with crippling memory flashbacks linked to this villain. Now with China in the balance, Po must learn about his past and find true inner peace against all opposition. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Megamind: The Button of Doom
Video (Animation, Short, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Visual effects For their first day on the job as the new protectors of Metro City, Megamind and Minion are selling off the gadgets from their evil lair. But when one seemingly harmless "button" unleashes the gigantic robot MEGA-MEGAmind, the duo will have to resort their old tricks to restore order. Written by WildRushSykes
Film (Animation, Action, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Visual effects After super-villain Megamind (Ferrell) kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man (Pitt), he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Titan (Hill), who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life. Written by IMDb Editors
The Monk and the Monkey
Film (Animation, Short, Action, Adventure and 1 More) Director A determined young boy, Ragu, is sent by his master on his final quest to become a monk. A seemingly simple task becomes an unexpected challenge for Ragu as he discovers the real value of his quest.
Ringling College of Art and Design