Cinematography

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    CHAMPION
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    Naked Spurious
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    Gun Voyage
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    Flesh is Heir To
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    BLOCK Z (preproduction)
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    Tom's Dilemma

commercial

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    Center Light
  • inst&ind
    Institutional&Industrial

narrative short film

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    The East of Adin
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    See You Next Week
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    Naked Spurious
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    Look After Me
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    Animalia
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    The Therapy
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    Mia
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    Hindmind
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    Bacio le mani
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    So Long
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    Orphans of the Living
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    The Revenge of the Egg

documentary

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    I Ragazzi della Maco
  • Dura La Vita
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    3 Giri di Seta

EDITING & CAMERA WORK

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    ANIMALIA
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    THE TERAPHY
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    SEE YOU NEXT WEEK

COLOR CORRECTION

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    GRADING MIA
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    GRADING SYNW
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    GRADING ANIMALIA

ABOUT

Award-winning, extremely passionate, high potential Director of Photography with 10 years of experience in feature films, commercials, music videos and documentaries.

 

With over 10 years of experience in cinematography, an in-depth understanding of photography and motion pictures story telling, Nicola always brings a passion for problem solving and he constantly look to to build high performing teams.

 

Nicola have an extensive knowledge of cameras and lighting and knows how to tell a story using shadows, colors and camera movements efficiently. He is able to achieve cutting edges images using both natural lighting and practicals in low lighting conditions.

 

Knowledge of: Steadicam, cranes and Jib arms, dollies and sliders, shoulder supports, tripods and heads, suction mount, car mounts, green and blue screen, rain towers and special FX.

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

USA Green Card owner

Fluent in English and Italian, Basic French

 

WORK HISTORY:

from 2007 to current CINEMATOGRAPHER

form 06/2012 to 09/2014 Cinematography Instructor @ New York Film Academy – NYC

from 06/2006 to 08/2010 Editor & Colorist @
LoadingLab inc. – Siena, ITALY

from 09/2006 to 08/2010 Professor @
University of Siena – Siena, ITALY

– 2007 to 2009 Cinematography instructor @ University of Siena

– 2006 Co-founder of Loading Lab visual artworks

– 2004 Bachelor Degree in Psychology of Communication @ University of Siena

– 1998 Scientific Studies High School Diploma at Liceo Scientifigo G. Marconi

 

EDUCATION:

– 2016 American Society of Cinematographers Master Class

– 2010-2011 attended 1-year Cinematography program @ New York Film Academy

– November 2008: workshop on cinematography @ IED Venezia with Luca Bigazzi

– October 2008: workshop on cinematography for TV and cinema @ Accademia della Luce with Vittorio Storaro, Pino Quini e Marco Incagnoli

 

PRESS RELEASE

02-12-2015 Voglio Vivere Cosi

03-07-2014 Il CInematografo.it – Migrare di Cinema

02-11-2014 Italiani in America – Nicola Raggi, un direttore della fotografia a NY

02-10-2014 Behind the Rabbit production – Nicola Raggi artist profile

10-28-2013 Farespettacolo – Intervista a Nicola Raggi

10-21-2012 Il Corriere dell’Umbria – New York ama il talento Folignate

05-29-2012 New York Film Academy – Nicola Raggi and the Psychology of Learning Film

09-06-2010 La Nazione – Alter, un corto che parla senese

04-08-2009 La Provincia di Sondrio – I Vigili del Fuoco soggetto per un documentario

09-2009 Il Cittadino di Foligno – Notte Glamour in via Borghetto

21-11-2008 Il Corriere di Siena – Il Cavallo nel Palio

07-2007 La Nazione – Rosso come la passione: Dvd nascosto nella tasca

06-2007 Il Corriere di Siena – Grande fratello per il Cencio

06-2007 La Nazione – Novità: un documentario sul Cencio