Rick Rizzo

Rick Rizzo

Motion Graphics Artist, Filmmaker, Sound DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Rick Rizzo

Rick Rizzo

Motion Graphics Artist, Filmmaker, Sound DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Hey! I’m Rick, and I specialize in moving image and sound. I have worked in the advertising industry, between London and Italy, for more than a decade in the creative sector as a designer, director and artist in addition to running my own studio. My key specialties are motion graphics, animation, art direction and sound design. Commercially, I have worked for TV, cinema and the web, while my experimental art films have been exhibited internationally in festivals and galleries. Throughout my career, I have had the possibility to collaborate and direct at different levels in the production chain, developing a comprehensive vision - from creative briefs with clients to pitching ideas, from art direction to execution, revisions and final deliveries. Curiosity, experimentation and a desire to constantly learn and improve the quality of my work have always driven my approach.
    RICCARDO RIZZO REEL 2019This is my showreel up to 2019. It features my work as a motion graphics artist, filmmaker, art director, sound designer and musician. Music track: Riccardo Rizzo - P.U.M.P.L.C.
  • Amnios Somnia
    Amnios SomniaSynopsis: A metaphysical journey into the worst dream's nightmare: reality. Reality that is before and after, that is always one, a boundary in between the birth of a dream and the death of another. Blurring from the crystal of reality's barriers to the genesis of the unreal, this metaphorical exploration moves through evocative atmospheres reaching the enchanted gardens of hopes and desires. Emerging from this surreal apnea, naivety and purity are sacrificed among the wheels of experience. "
    RICCARDO RIZZO REEL 2014RR / TOOBEE STUDIO Showreel up to 2014: Art Direction, Moving Images Lab, Sound Track&Design. All of the contents have been produced by Toobee Studio headquarters, in London UK, for several clients. I wanted to keep it short, so i didn't include almost any of my "cinematography" shots, which are instead part of my independent and non-commercial work. Some frames of the footage, composited with my motion graphics/VFX, are copyright/license of the respective motion pictures companies i worked f
Work history
    Motion Artist / Art DirectorToobee Studio
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Toobee Studio is the headquarter for London based Artist/Director/Musician Riccardo Rizzo. It is a multidisciplinary creative boutique: mixed media and experimentation are at the core of it. The main areas of expertise are: art/creative direction, film, motion design & graphics, 3d animation, photography, sound design, music and original soundtrack (OST). It’s also a production house for Riccardo’s artistic creations (mainly short films, music and photography). Besides some unusual collaboration TooBee Creative Studio is mainly focused in the advertising and art fields. From the creative brief & pitch with the client to the idea, from the creative direction to the execution, the final creation is modelled and finalised for web, tv, cinema and art installations. A selection of clients that Riccardo worked for: Greggs - Kymco - Aprilia - Piaggio Vespa - Porsche (Italy and Germany) - Lavazza - Diadora - Sony Television Pictures (AXN Sci-Fi - AXN Germany, Italy and UK - SET Germany - Animax) - ESPN - BBC - BDA London - Doosan - Microsoft (Italy and UK) - ATP Tennis - Prime Focus - AKQA London - Acer - SKY (UK) - X-Factor (UK) - History Channel (Italy) - Menarini - Angelini - Nardini - Lenovo - Vmware - Cortina Olympics 2018 - Birra Moretti - Emergency - Max Mara - Nice - Save Group - Technogel (Italy and USA) - Sidare - Telefono Amico - Max Mara - Lumberjack - JJ Stereo - Samba Creative - Veneto Region - European Community - Aurora Street - Unindustria - Yves Saint Laurent - Taste Promote - Motivo - LDU Records - Beatport - Traxsource - Junodownloads - Itunes - Infracom - Cinema Key - Tuna Studio
  • Sound Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Animation
  • Music Composition
  • Video Creation
  • 3D Animation
  • 3D Artist
  • Motion Design
  • Sound Art
  • Photography
    Creative Design Digital Media - Bachelor + Master DegreeScuola Italiana Design
     - Padua, Italy
    Ranked 4th in the top 25 UK sound designers on Creative Pool (2018/2019)Creativepool Awards
    Incanti Sospesi - Personal Exhibition - 2016Subsculture
    Incanti Sospesi: tra sogno e sogno (Suspended Enchantments: in between dreams) has been my personal exhibition, held in Treviso on the 4th and 5th of June 2016. The main theme was about dreamlike and dystopian states , surrealism and the enchantments in which the artist is suspended. I showcased my short films, some photographs and music.
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