Luca Dipierro is an animator and illustrator born in Italy and living in the USA. His animated films have been called “a perfect balance between creepy and charming” (The Huffington Post) and “sad and beautiful” (L Magazine). His work has been shown in Europe and the USA, and appears regularly on record and book covers. Dipierro is also the author of the art zine Das Ding, and of the book of fictions Biscotti Neri (Madcap, 2011). He lives in Portland, OR with his wife, writer Leni Zumas, and their son Nicholas.
His life is based on a true story.
Phil Englander commented on Paper Circus at the Clinton Street Theater, Portland, OR, on July 3, 2014
Stunning, the colors and shapes are just as vivid on the big screen as on the computer and the shadowy figures of musicions adds an extra dimension. Father Murphy and Luca are great!