RESUME

 

CONTACTS:

 

 

Name : Lorenzo

 

Last Name : Paoli

 

City : Prato (PO)

 

Nationality : Italian

 

E-mail: lorenzo78animation@gmail.com

 

Portfolio : www.lorenzopaoli.com

SUMMARY :

 

-More than 19 years of experience in  Animated Feature Projects

 

SKILLS:

-Production Designer

-Art Direction

-Visual Development

-Conceptual Art Paintings

-Color Beat Board

-Color script

-Color keys

-Tecnichal Asset Design

-Surfacing Callouts

-Props design

-2D Backgrounds

-Creation of I.P. for Animated Feature and Tv series

-Author of Fantasy Novel.


 

JOB EXPERIENCES :

2021-to Presente : Bidaya Media

 Freelance Art Director Assistant  for  an upcoming  Tv Series 

from Jan to End Feb 2022   Wendell and Wild -Netflix 

Freelance Color Script Artist,  Paintover Keys for lighting and Comp ,  for the Stop Motion Animated Feature " Wendell and Wild " Directed by Henry Selick ("The Nightmare Before Christmas", "Coraline", "James and the Giant Peach" ) , Production Designer Robin Joseph, FX Supervisor Mark Fattibene. 

from January 2020   to  January 2021 : Boulder Media (Hasbro) - Netflix

Art Director on Animated Feature Film " My Little Pony -A New Generation " (Full Time in studio  and from remote) , Directed by Robert Cullen, Josè L. Ucha, Co Director: Mark Fattibene. Producers: Cecil Kramer and Peter Lewis.

My job consisted of creating Concept Art, Color Script and Color Keys to create the final look of the Film with The Production Designer  and with the Directors. I led the Artistic Department and I gave feedbacks and notes to the Departments of : Art,  Modeling,  Lighting,  Matte Painting  and Surfacing.

2019: Midgar Editore (Publishing)

Co-Author with Biagini Serena of the Fantasy Novel : "Il Mistero di Artesia-Il Risveglio dei Cavalieri dell' Arte"

from Jan 2016 to October 2019:  Red Dragon Media - Black Dragon Entertainment -Starry Entertainment Ltd -H.K, Beijing-China-

Production Designer for the upcoming Animated Feature Film  " Monkey King : A hero's Jorney to the West" (Full Time beijing , and Freelance from Italy)

 


2016 :  12 Guardians Ltd. (Los Angeles-London.Hong Kong)
Freelance  Vis .Development  for a Cgi feature animated film

(creation of  the Style Guide  and Production paintings to develop the Look of the film)

 

2015: 

Art Director for the Development of a 2D Feature Animation Film

( creation of  the Style Guide  and Production paintings to develop the Look of the film) 

 

2015: Hahn film, Berlin 

Color Stylist for the Tv series “the 1000 and 1 nights”(vis development and color script)

 

2015: Hahn Film, Berlin.

Concept Artist for the Tv series 3d : “Mia and Me” 3rd season

(environment concept art and color script) FULL TIME

 

 

2014:

freelance Concept Artist for Animated Feature films

2013: Nexus Studios- London

Matte painter for the  Grand National -commercial .

 

 

2013 :

Marza Animation Planet, CA, U.S.A.

Color Stylist and Senior Concept Artist for an upcoming cgi Feature Animation Film

( environment  concept art and color script)

 

 

2012-13:

Fish Blowing Bubble, Munich- Studio 100.

Color Stylist -Senior Concept Artist for the Feature Animation FilmMaya the bee movie

( environment  concept art and color script)

 

 

2012: Davoli Multimedia

Master as Line Producer and Project Manager

 

 

2010- 2012 : Disney-Lucasfilm Animation , B.R.R. Nicasio, CA, U.S.A. (O1 VISA)

Senior Concept Artist and Color Stylist for the Feature Animation FilmStrange Magic

( environment  concept art and color script) FULL TIME

 

 

2010 : Hahn Film, Germany, Berlin.

-Visual Development Artist and Color Stylist for the 3d animated TV series " Mia and Me"

- Supervisor BG Artist for the Tv series "School of Little Vampires"

season 4.

 

 

2009-10 : Lorenzo Paoli - and Studio Campedelli and Rai Fiction

Co-Author of Story and Production Designer  of a new tv series "Academy"

in activation with Rai Fiction

 

2009-10

Stranemani

-BG Supervisor for the Tv series "Huntik 2 by Rainbow spa "


 

2008-09: The Walt Disney Company, Pointy Hat Prod. , Uk -London

Concept Artist and Color Stylist

for the 3d Feature Animation Film: "Gnomeo and Juliet"

(Concept Art and Color script)

 

 

2008: Cartoons on the Bay -Rai Fiction. Pitch-me Italia

Winner of Pitch-me Italia 2008 -3rd clasificated, as the new best idea of Tv series

animated project: "Giro Giro Tondo" 26x5'

(Co-Author of story and Production designer)

 

 

2005: Cartoons on the Bay -Rai Fiction-with Studio Campedelli and Cartobaleno- Pitch-me Italia

Winner of Pitch-me Italia 2005,1st classificated,  as the new best idea of Tv series

animated project: " The Tea Team". 52x13'

(Co-Author of story and Production designer)

 

 

2005-2008: Universal Pictures, Despereaux Production, London UK.

Production Color Stylist- Color Script-Color keys- and Senior concept Artist.

on the3d Feature Animation Film " The Tale of Despereaux"

(Concept art and Color Script)

 

2004: Digitrace Animation, Roma, Italy

Visual Dev Artist and Color Stylist.-

for the 3d Feature Animation Film " Leo Story" and the Feature Animation project "Fruit Planet"

 

2004: Lanterna Magica, Torino, Italy

Visual Development Artist for the 2d Feature Animation Film " Spartacus"

 

2004: Cartoonfilm -MotionWorks - Warner Bros., Germany

Key Bg artist for the 2d Feature Animation Film : " The little polar bear 2"

 

2001-2003: Munich Animation, Germany , Munich.

Key BG artist for the 2d Feature Animation Film "Jester Till"

 

2001: Lanterna Magica

BG artist for the Feature Animation Film " Aidadegli Alberi"

 

2000:Walt Disney Company Italy

Visual Development for Merchandisng.

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:


-2000: Stage at The Walt Disney Publishing (Burbank, CA, U.S.A.)

 

-1999-2001: The Walt Disney Company Italy

Courses of Color and Design .

 

-1998-1999: Minneapolis College of Art and Design.MACD (Minneapolis, U.S.A.)

Borsa di Studio per frequentare il Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

 

-1992-1997: Intitute of Art of Florence , (Italy)

Diploma in Painting.