BIOGRAPHY

NICOLA RAGGI

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Nicola Raggi is an Award-winning cinematographer

with a strong and unique style, who was deeply

influenced by his work with three-time Academy

Award winner, Vittoio Storaro as well as the great

Luca Bigazzi.

 

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.

 

Mr. Raggi’s wide body of work has screened in

competition at international festivals including

Torino Film Festival, Berlin and SXSW.

He won the “Golden Gondola” for

Best Cinematography (Torino Film Festival) in 2015.

Other recent projects include the American

independent feature, Flesh Is Heir To, an acclaimed erotic noir selected to the Milano Film Festival 2018

 

Tom’s Dilemma, a New York drama, produced by Darren Dean (Tangerine, The Florida Project)

 

The Adventures of Jubeez, an action-adventure movie shot in New Mexico.

ADDITIONAL INFO

US Permanent Resident (Green Card owner)

 

WORK HISTORY:

from 2006 to present CINEMATOGRAPHER

from 06/2012 to 10/2018 Cinematography Instructor @ New York Film Academy – NYC

from 06/2006 to 08/2010 Editor & Colorist @ 
LoadingLab inc. – Siena, ITALY

from 09/2006 to 08/2010 Professor of Video Production @
 University of Siena – Siena, ITALY

2006 Co-founder of Loading Lab inc. Production company

 

 

EDUCATION:

– 2016 American Society of Cinematographers, Cinematography Master Class

– 2010-2011 attended 1-year 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) Psychology of communication Bachelor degree.

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

FILMOGRAPHY

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TOM'S DILEMMA

After the molestation of his son, a father struggles with his need to seek revenge and the fear that feeds his inability to do so.

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BITTERSWEET

The daily routine of a married couple leads Lola to an inner struggle that make us reflect on the meaning of life itself.

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GUN VOYAGE

A hotshot screenwriter turns to time-travel when haunted by a future conspiracy to shoot him.

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BREATHE

Some of the unwanted children of society are sent to an animal rehabilitation farm to learn how to connect with each other (Society at large) and ultimately themselves.

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FLESH IS HEIR TO

Cece visions take a dark twist when she witnesses a male patron in a restaurant suddenly become a violent imaginary murderer. Charlie Black, a Native American female detective agrees to take on the case and together they pursue the truth.

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EAST OF ADIN

Huck strongly passionated for jazz encounters Tom - an avid reader - together they will find the strength to break the established rules until an unfortunate event will tear them apart.

AWARDS

FINOW

FILM FESTIVAL

BEST CAMERAMAN 2016

AMERICAN

INT. FILM

FESTIVAL

BEST CAMERA WORK 2011

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

GOLDEN GONDOLA
BEST CINEMATOGAPHY 2010
short program meeting

Spazio

Anteprima

Torino

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY 2010

TORINO

FILM FESTIVAL

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY  2011

TELLY

AWARD

BEST COMMERCIAL 2012