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Max Italiaander

Motion DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Max Italiaander

Motion DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Max is an award-winning motion designer and director. He creates unique content across different applications, including music videos, 360 VR, interactive applications, branded motion graphics and projection mapping. He is currently working as a Senior Video Designer at 59 Productions in London. He has received two Vimeo Staff Picks for projects that he directed and initiated, as well as winning Dutch Grand Prix Animation at the Holland Animation Festival in 2015 and Best Cinematography at Berlin Music Video awards 2014. Max was also a co-founder of Amsterdam based interactive art collective Zesbaans, where they specialise in making artistic interactive installations and VR. During his time there, Max won several awards with Zesbaans including the prestigious IDFA Doclab Award for Digital Storytelling in 2015, as well as a Gouden Kalf Nomination in 2016. Collaboration is an important part of his process, working together with illustrators, photographers, animators and programmers to create unique content.   He is also part of Amsterdam based interactive new media art collective Zesbaans from the beginning in 2007 and took part in many of their projects focusing on installation and VR art. Always with an emphasis on visuals, technology and interactivity.
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Work history
    Senior Video Designer59 Productions
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Art and Animation Direction for large scale Theater and Projection mapping productions using cutting edge technology, art and storytelling.
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    Directormaxmana
    Amsterdam, NetherlandsFreelance
    MAXMANA specialized in making music videos, motion graphics and live visuals, catered to clients needs. Bringing a wide range of experience in combining technical with creative skills to deliver unique content.
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Skills
  • 3D Computer Animation
  • 3D Computer VFX
  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Compositing
  • Music Videos
  • Multi-media Artist
  • Bumpers
  • Promos
  • Creative Direction
  • Motion Design
  • After Effects
  • Cinema 4D
  • Photoshop
  • Vr
  • Video Art
  • Vjing
  • Live Event
Education
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    BA(Hons) Digital Media DesignHKU University of the Arts Utrecht
     - Hilversum, Netherlands
    New media art school. Graduated with a Masters diploma in Digital Media Design
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    High School DiplomaMarin Academy
     - San Rafael, United States
Awards
    Vimeo Staff PickVimeo
    Vimeo Staff Pick November 2016 for La Feline Mescaline - Falco Benz Music video. Vimeo Staff Pick March 2014 for Cityscape - Mike Luck Music video
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    Grand Prix Dutch AnimationHolland Animation Festival
    Nobody Beats the Drum: Let it Go, Max Italiaander, Levi Jacobs The jury soon reached agreement on the winner: a cheeky music video in which the grainy texture of the image combines beautifully with the music. Raw, clever and with gorgeous colours. Everything accords wonderfully. It’s no punishment whatsoever to watch the film over and over and discover new details at every go. The jury was unanimous about the winner.
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