Cinematography

narrative

  • Gun Voyage
  • Naked Spurious
  • House Broken
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    Flesh is Heir To
  • blockZthumb3
    BLOCK Z (preproduction)
  • Tomthumb
    Tom's Dilemma

commercial

  • ctl05
    Center Light
  • championthumb01
    CHAMPION
  • inst&ind
    Institutional&Industrial

narrative short film

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    The East of Adin
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    See You Next Week
  • boots
    Naked Spurious
  • lamthumb
    Look After Me
  • animalia06
    Animalia
  • thetthum
    The Therapy
  • Mia_thumb
    Mia
  • hindmind_thumb01
    Hindmind
  • pizza_thumb1
    Bacio le mani
  • solonthumb
    So Long
  • orp_thumb02
    Orphans of the Living
  • egg_thumb2
    The Revenge of the Egg

documentary

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

EDITING & CAMERA WORK

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    ANIMALIA
  • therapyedthumb2
    THE TERAPHY
  • syneditingwthumb2
    SEE YOU NEXT WEEK

COLOR CORRECTION

  • miagradingthumb1
    GRADING MIA
  • synwthumb
    GRADING SYNW
  • ANI_gradthumb
    GRADING ANIMALIA

BIO

Born and raised in Italy IN 1978, I studied film theories in deep and the practice with italian contemporary masters of cinematography Vittorio Storaro and Luca Bigazzi (The Great Beauty) opened my mind to the art and craft.

 

I am an Award Winning, motivated, high potential cinematographer with peculiar artistic sensibilities, a visionary editor and colorist with 8 years of experience in all aspects of motion pictures film and video industry.

 

Thanks to the European influences and the American studies I developed an original style signed by a maniacal attention to details, strong compositions and lighting

 

Open minded, always ready to travel, I am a multitasking hard worker, with great interpersonal skills and problem solving abilities, able to build high performing teams

I have an extensive knowledge of lighting and modern filmmaking technincs from pre to post-production practices, concerning most of camera systems both film (16 and 35mm) and digital.
I am not only used to work in a stressful environment, I sincerely enjoy it and I never give up, that’s why I am always the one who is considered the problem solver.

 

Based in New York City I am constantly involved in film productions as cinematographer, colorist and editor all around the world.

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.

 

SKILLS:

Versatile and passionated, experienced camera operator with great organizational skills and the ability to work with complex technologies. Communicating effectively, positive attitude, multitasking, problem solver, always reliable. Proficient in stressful environment.

 
WORK HISTORY:

from 2008 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