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Gianluca

Gianluca

I am a producer, writer, media content creator and academic who is proficient in producing entertainment in different media and connecting them to build up engaging narratives. I am the founder of the production companies Whip Ma Whop Ma Film and Transmedia Tale, and the director of the short films Numeri, Admission, Magdalene, and Shelf Life. I have a PhD in Film and Television Technology and Practice, and I teach Game Art at Brunel University London. The film 'Shelf Life' which I directed was shortlisted for the AHRC Research in Film Awards 2018 at BAFTA for its use of binaural audio which allows visually impaired listeners to identify the positions of characters and objects in space. I am currently producing web-series, games, and comics for the 'A Monster Lass' project and writing my first novel. In November 2021, I started The Drawnbridge, a YouTube and Twitch channel on Game Art. My comics are sold on ComiXology, and my paintings are on Artstation.

Tutoring Experience

Doctor in visual effects and lecturer in game art with more than 10 years’ experience in the field. I have been a personal tutor since 2004.

Tutoring Approach

Have you ever wanted to make something creative like a game or a film or learn how to do digital illustration, animation or editing?! Are you planning to open your YouTube and Twitch account, but you don’t know how to make interesting videos with your phone?! Learning is super fun and within your reach! I am a professional tutor and expert in producing media and I taught to students who are now working in the creative industries. I inspire my students to experiment and learn through a practical approach conceived to develop their talents and realise their goals in a friendly environment. Send me a message on what you would like to learn and let's organise a lesson. The first one is free! I am particularly good at inspiring students, especially beginners, to unleash their creativity! I specifically teach (all levels):

  • Animation
  • Film/Video Production
  • Game Development
  • Game Art
  • 3D Modelling
  • Character Design, Concept Art and Illustration
  • Film Editing
  • Art Direction
  • Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Maya

My method adapts to the student and does involve theory, practice and motivational advices :) I have experience with students with special needs and of all ages.

LanguagesItalian, English (British), French
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File

Qualifications

University of York2018DoctoratePhD in Film and Visual Effects
Università di Roma Tor Vergata2011MastersBA + MA in Architectural Engineering

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