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Best Cinematography

Denver Movie Awards


Best Cinematography

Dublin Movie Awards


Best Cinematography

Boston Indie

Film Festival 


Best Cinematography

New York

Arthouse FF 2023

Best Cinematography

Rome World

Cinema Fest


Best Cinematography






Milan IFF



Best Camera



Film Fest


Best Cinematography

Nicola Raggi Cinematographer

Nicola is a visionary, high-potential professional cinematographer, camera operator, film editor and colorist with years of experience in

the film industry. He provides top-quality cinematography and video production services for a wide range of clients, from independent filmmakers to commercial brands. Nicola also offers script consulting, editing and color correction services to ensure that the Directors' vision is fully realized on screen. With his passion, his unique approach for storytelling and his technical expertise, Nicola is the perfect choice and the best team player in the motion pictures industry.

Nicola Raggi Headshot, Cinematographer, Los Angeles

Nicola's work has been recognized and awarded at various film festivals and industry events, including the Milan Film Festival where he won the award for Best Cinematography.

His films have also been selected for screening at prestigious festivals such as Sundance and Cannes. With his exceptional eye for detail and his ability to capture the essence of a story through visuals, Nicola is a highly sought-after cinematographer in the film industry.


2006 to present CINEMATOGRAPHER

2024 Cinematography Instructor @ UCLA

2023 Cinematography Instructor @ Columbia College Hollywood
2012 to 2018 Cinematography Instructor @ New York Film Academy – NYC

2006 to 2010 Editor & Colorist @ 
LoadingLab inc. – Siena, ITALY

2006 to 2010 Professor of Video Production @
 University of Siena – Siena, ITALY

2006 Co-founder of Loading Lab inc. Production company

Nicola Raggi, AIC - IMAGO, is an award-winning, visionary cinematographer, he

is an editor with exceptional story telling skills and a colorist with unique style.


Best Cinematography @ (view full list on IMDb):

- Dublin Movie Awards 2024

Boston Indie FF 2023

- New York Arthouse FF 2023

- Rome World Cinema Fest 2023

- Milan International Filmmaker Festival 2021

- Finow Best Camera 2016

- Torino FF 2011

- Venice Short Film Awards

Winner of Best Cinematography in a Feature Film 

at Milan IFF 2021 for "FLESH IS HEIR TO"

Best Cinematography Nomination:

Around International FF 2021

South Europe International FF

Warsaw IFF 2020

Nice IFF 2020 for "LADY GODIVA"

Valencia IFF 2020 for "FLESH IS HEIR TO"

Madrid IFF 2020 for "FLESH IS HEIR TO"

Nice IFF 2020 for "FLESH IS HEIR TO"

Nicola won the “Golden Gondola” for  Best Cinematography (Torino Film Festival) in 2015


Nicola’s wide body of work has screened in competition at 

international festivals including Torino Film Festival, Berlin and SXSW. 

On the commercial front, Nicola’s credits include the GAP 2017 spring/summer campaign.

Early in his career, Nicola honed his craft as a colorist, editor and camera assistant in countless projects around the world.Other recent projects include the American  independent feature film "Tom’s Dilemma", a New York drama, produced by Darren Dean (Tangerine, The Florida Project) and "The Adventures of Jubeez", an action-adventure movie shot in New Mexico with all local cast and crew.


US Citizenship

Italian Citizenship



- 2023 Da Vinci Resolve Colorist Master Class

– 2022 American Society of Cinematographers, Cinematography Master Class

– 2016 American Society of Cinematographers, Cinematography Master Class

– 2010-2011 Master Cinematography program @ New York Film Academy

– November 2008 Workshop on cinematography @ IED Venezia with Luca Bigazzi

– October 2008 Workshop on cinematography for TV and cinema @ Accademia della Luce with Vittorio Storaro, Pino Quini e Marco Incagnoli

– 2005 3D Animation and Modelling @ ARSNOVA Siena

– From 1998 to 2006 University of Siena (Italy) 5years Psychology of communication Bachelor degree.

– 1998 Scientific Studies High School Diploma at Liceo Scientifico G. Marconi Foligno (Italy)

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