BIOS

MASSIMO GERMOGLIO

1979 -2016

Expertise in the intersection of entertainment, technology and business.
Skills achieved in the film & digital for feature film, commercials, documentaries and 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, CGI/VFX director and 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, pre-visualization
  • Set extensions and matte painting
  • Blue-screening
  • Digital animation
  • Visual effects
  • 2D/3D Tracking, Compositing
  • 3D stereo

 

1992 – Today
CEO RUMBLEFISH VFX

ROLE: general manager, senior editor & editing supervisor, post-production supervisor, post-production & DI supervisor, 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:

  • Restoration in 4k of the film “Juliet of the Spirits” by Federico Fellini – Film Restoration Supervisor (2015)
  • Restoration in 4k of the film “The Terrace” by Ettore Scola – Film Restoration Supervisor (2015)
  • Nomination at the David Donatello for Best Digital Effects “Greenery will bloom again” (2015)
  • Post-production executive producer and DI supervisor – “Our host Planet” by Ermanno Olmi (2015)
  • Post-production executive producer and DI supervisor of Maccio Capatonda's first film “The average Italian” (2015)
  • first Italian film fully realized in 4K from 35mm negative (“greenery will bloom again” by Ermanno Olmi – 2014)
  • Restoration in 4k of the film “Soap thieves” by Maurizio Nichetti - Film Restoration Supervisor (2012)
  • first feature film in 3D stereo in Italy (Ligabue “Campovolo” – 2011)
  • unique in Italy to have a Barco 2K projector (2011)
  • first to work with Raw files with Nucoda Fuse (2011)
  • first short film in 3D stereo (Il Volo – 2009)
  • creation of a pipeline in 2K/HD DPX/LOG (2009)
  • first San in Italy (DVS – 2009)
  • nomination at HPA Hollywood for outstanding color grading television (4 single fathers - 2009)
  • first color grading system NLE in Italy (Da Vinci Resolve – 2009)
  • first film scanner in Italy (Arriscan – 2008)
  • operations partner to launch the All music channel (2006)
  • first to create a Volkswagen auto in CGI (VW Polo – 2006)
  • operations Sky partner to launch Sky Sport and Sky Cinema channels (2003)
  • first HD feature film (Scacco Pazzo – 2003)
  • nomination at the David Donatello for the Best Editing (Honolulu baby - 2000)
  • first digital intermediate film in Italy (Honolulu baby – 2000)
  • first commercial created in live action/CGI (Loacker - 2000)
  • collaborates with MTV Italy creating the figure of the “designer” for television (1999)
  • collaborates with Discreet Logic to develop Flint and Flame software for the compositing (1992)

 

2014 – 2016:

Collaborates with the Experimental Cinematography Centre in Milan as Professor of visual effects, teaching production, editing, color grading and post-production.

 

1989 – 1992
CONSULTANT FREELANCE
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, FilmLight
NLE ONLINE SOFTWARE: Discreet Flame, Softimage DS, Quantel Harry, Henry, Matrox Studio
3D SOFTWARE: Microsoft Softimage, Alias, Wavefront.
PAINTING/COMPOSITING SOFTWARE: Softimage Eddie, Discreet Flint, Parallax Advance/Matador.
MAIN CUSTOMERS: Techexport, Avid technology

 

1983 – 1992:
CONSULTANT ART DIRECTOR FREELANCE
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&Associates
FILM PRODUCTIONS: Primo Piano

 

1983 – 1992:
FILM EDITOR FREELANCE
ROLE: editing in Moviola 35MM–16MM– VID 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.
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, 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)

 

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 and 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 and sync audio, dubbing director and mix supervisor.
FILM PRODUCTIONS: Film’77

 

1978 -1979:
COMPANY: Studio 2B
ROLE: Assistant photographer in studio and camera assistant at the newsreel camera.
TASKS: case holder and camera assistant.

 

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