MASSIMO GERMOGLIO

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1979 -2013

Expertise in the intersection of entertainment, technology and business.
Skills achieved in the film & digital for feature film, commercials, documentaries, music videos.

MANAGEMENT:
Consultant for post-production systems, quotes, reservations, sheets, managing director and general manager

PRODUCTION:
Camera assistant and photographer.

POST-PRODUCTION/VFX:
Film editor assistant, film editor, post-production management, technical director, project manager, post-production supervisor, DI supervisor, VFX coordinator, VFX supervisor, VFX producer, VFX executive producer, on set supervisor, director for commercials, art director and CGI/VFX creative director.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS/SKILLS
• Knowledge of editing and management of the post-production in feature films, advertisings, documentaries and music videos.
• Analogical film process skills and forerunner of the digital process.
• Creative and technical skills.
• Management of a VFX projects , form the idea to the execution.
• Management of the technical-artistic staff.
• Excellent communication and staff management skills.
• Ability to guide and lead a team getting the best result.
• Deep understanding of all aspects of film theory.
• Great aesthetic sense.
• Precise prevision of the time and costs associated with a project.
• Problem solving.
• Management of the the bidding and negotiation processes.
• Post-production pipeline, techniques and software.
• Development of story and storyboard.
• Consulting to the Art Director in the conception phase of the commercial.
• Consulting to the director and DOP about the shooting with VFX.
• Animatic, previsualization.
• Set extensions and matte painting.
• Bluescreening
• Digital animation
• Special effects
• 2D/3D Tracking, Compositing
• 3D stereo

1978 -1979
COMPANY: Studio 2B:
ROLE: Assistant photographer in studio, camera assistant at the newsreel camera
TASKS: Case holder, Camera assistant

1979 -1980
COMPANY: Advision
ROLE: assistant editor in moviola 35mm - 16mm
TASKS: cleaning moviola, sync audio and second assistant editor.

1979 - 1982
COMPANY: Green Movie
ROLE: assistant film editor/film editor in moviola 35mm-16mm.
TASKS: post-production management , supervising, quotes, reservations, cost estimation and sheet.
EDITING: editing video, ADR/dialogue editor, sound FX editing.
FILM LAB: offline for negative cut, Truka data sheet, color correction in film grading, visioning standard copies in projection and color correction in Telecinema.
AUDIO: voice casting and management, sound design e sync audio, dubbing director and mix supervisor.
FILM PRODUCTIONS: FILM’77

1983 – 1992
FILM EDITOR FREELANCE
ROLE: editing in moviola 35mm – 16mm – Avid MC (1989)
TASKS: post-production management , bookings, quotations and final balances.
EDITING - 35/16MM FLAT TABLE, AVID MC: editing video, ADR/dialogue editor and sound FX editing.
FILM LAB: Offline for negative cut, Truka data sheet, color correction in film grading, visioning standard copies in projection, color correction in Telecinema.
AUDIO: voice casting, sound design and sync audio, dubbing director and mix supervisor.
FILM PRODUCTIONS: Primo piano, Filmmaster, Brw, Multifilm, Cooper group and FH
KEY FACTOR: first Avid editor in Italy (1989)

1983 – 1992
FREELANCE CONSULTANT, ART DIRECTOR
ROLE: Art director
TASKS: Conception of advertising campaigns and director.
MAIN ADVERTISING: Golia "Orchestra leader", Sangemini, Viva la vita, Boario, Selvaggia shoes and Parmalat mister day.
AGENCIES: Michele Rizzi e associati
FILM PRODUCTIONS: Primo Piano

1989 – 1992
FREELANCE CONSULTANT
ROLE: editing consultant, demo artist and trainer.
TASKS: evaluation systems, software development &fixing bugs, exhibitions Nab&Ibc, Ibts.
NLE OFFLINE SOFTWARE: Avid, EditDroid, EMC2, Montage and FilmLight.
NLE ONLINE SOFTWARE: Discreet flame, Softimage DS, Quantel Harry, Henry, Matrox studio.
3D SOFTWARE: Microsoft softimage, Alias and Wavefront.
PAINTING/COMPOSITING SOFTWARE: Softimage Eddie, Discreet Flint, Parallax Advance/Matador.
MAIN CUSTOMERS: Techexport and Avid technology.

1992 – Today
CEO RUMBLEFISH VFX
ROLE: general manager, senior editor&editing supervisor, post-production supervisor, post-production&DI supervisor, senior film editor, creative executive producer, VFX executive producer, VFX supervisor and VFX creative director.
TASKS: management and supervision on the creative and technical execution of the advertising and film projects, from the idea to the production (editing, color correction, 3D stereo, CGI and VFX).
KEY FACTOR:
- collaborates with Discreet Logic to develop Flint and Flame softwares for the compositing (1992)
- collaborates with MTV Italy creating the figure of the “designer” for television (1999)
- first commercial created in live action/CGI (Loacker - 2000)
- first digital intermediate film in Italy (Honolulu baby – 2000)
- nomination at the David Donatello for the Best Editing (Honolulu baby - 2000)
- first HD feature film (Scacco Pazzo – 2003)
- operations Sky partner to launch Sky Sport and Sky Cinema channels (2003)
- first to create a Volkswagen auto in CGI (VW Polo – 2006)
- operations partner to launch the All music channel (2006)
- first film scanner in Italy (Arriscan – 2008)
- first color grading system NLE in Italy (Da Vinci Resolve – 2009)
- nomination at HPA Hollywood for outstanding color grading television (4 single fathers - 2009)
- first San in Italy (DVS – 2009)
- creation of a pipeline in 2K/HD DPX/LOG (2009)
- first short film in 3D stereo (Il Volo – 2009)
- first to work with Raw files with Nucoda Fuse (2011)
- unique in Italy to have a Barco 2K projector (2011)
- first feature film in 3D stereo in Italy (Ligabue “Campovolo” – 2011).
- restoration in 4k of the film “Soap thieves” by Maurizio Nichetti (2012)

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Following

  1. Light Iron
  2. Mirco.Paolini
  3. Stargate Studios