Robby Piantanida is known for his work on Young Bros (2011), S E Q U E N C E (2015) and Ricochet (2015).
Name: Robby Piantanida
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Borrowed Productions
Occupation: Director of Photography, Editor, Motion Graphic Design, Director, Actor, Animator, Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Crew, Filmmaker, Visual Effects Artist, First Assistant Camera and Videographer
Film (short) by Weldon Pless Cinematographer After an unsettling phone call from his childhood friend Travis, Wynn expects a bad situation-but not this bad. Travis has kidnapped a girl and needs help getting out of trouble. Wynn can't risk exposure-not in election season-and he'll do anything to bury Travis's mistake.
S E Q U E N C E
Film by James alexander Warren (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer, Editorial department A series of four narrative films about lonely junkyard workers, middle-aged women who've had too much to drink, jealous lovers, emotional Priests and amateur artists. Like a collection of short stories from a book (think Raymond Carver or Roald Dahl), Sequence is a body of work that was formed from common thematic constructs: loneliness, acceptance and trying to make amends with the past. Sometimes comedic, sometimes sad, always soulful, Sequence sets out to explore those small pieces of life that usually go unnoticed but make all the difference in the world.
Film (short) by James alexander Warren (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor Three young junkyard workers deliver a riding lawnmower to a wealthy woman hosting a 'divorce party' for a woman named Cassie. Upon delivering the lawnmower, the guys get roped into going inside to the party where they find thirty drinking middle-aged women who are ready to dance.
Film (short) by James alexander Warren (Comedy) Cinematographer Jamie, a hyperactive guy in his early 30's, just found out that his girlfriend was kissed by a 'Harlem Globetrotter' named Jake in the grocery store. Confused and unhappy about the news, Jamie confronts Jake at a party in search of some answers.
The United States of BBQ
Film by Rob Travalino (Documentary, Drama and Family) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Civilization may have begun with fire but it grew by barbecue. Smoking meat, sharing stories of life, survival and togetherness is a primal thread of the human experience the world over, and no country on Earth has barbecue running through its veins quite like America. "The United States of BBQ" is really several interlocking stories in one. At its heart, is a tender and simple generational tale of family and tradition embodied in renown pit master Garry Roark and the Ubon's BBQ family of Yazoo City, Mississippi. At first taste, Garry's world may seem like a simple recipe for living, laid back and in the BBQ vernacular, "cooked low and slow", but each successive bite reveals so much more. Soon, the world of BBQ explodes with a rich complexity of flavors both literal and cultural. People, places, smoke and spices, that span North and South and past and present, big city and small town. Following Garry and Ubon's along the fierce and fiery competition BBQ circuit, brings us face-to-face... Written by Rob Travalino
Delta 180: Changing Lives in the Mississippi Delta
Film by Anne Rayner (Documentary, Biography, Family and News) Camera and Electrical Department Delta 180: Changing Lives in the Mississippi Delta is a documentary film which tells the still evolving story of despair turned into hope, about at-risk youth in Greenville, Mississippi, and about their journey towards a more hopeful future made through an innovative, grass-roots mentoring and life skills program that is 'changing lives, one degree at a time'. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Alex Warren (Adventure, Comedy and Drama) Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Special effects, Visual effects Young Bros is the story of two boys spending a lazy summer in the South who decide to pull a prank on a neighborhood girl that leads them to their first brush with love.