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Working on The Golden Lion for the 76th Venice Film Festival has been a great Challenge.

The Golden Lion is the highest prize given to the winning Film at this Festival and the most prestigious Award that a Film’s Production and Staff could wish for. That’s why we were supposed to create an honoring Masterpiece of this award, something that people could talk about and hardly forget.

A Vfx Masterpieces occurred then: we made a lion able to fly. Working on a 3D Lion has meant creating it since his bones and muscles. We imagined this massive Lion walking through the city of Venice and arriving at the stage of the theatre, where it opens his wings, ready to fly.
We definitely pulled its "muscles" out!

We also love to remind that this great 3D Job made for RAI won a Gold and a Bronze CLIO Awards, one of the most prestigious Advertising Competition which is held every year in Los Angeles.

Thanks to our special team and special thanks to:
Executive Creative Director: Pierluigi Colantoni
Creative: Marina Napolitano (Rai)
Director: Daniel Marini (Rai)
DOP: Riccardo Topazio
Executive Producer: Francesco Baggetta
Post Production Coordinator: Clelia Fasano
Post Produzione: Lightcut Film
Vfx Supervisor/Vfx Producer: Massimo Cipollina
Lead/Creature TD: Marco Panci 3D
Lighter: Alessandro Bandinelli
Lead Animator/Animation Supervisor: Gianluca Fratellini
Grooming: Francesco Di Luisi - Sofia Oliveira
Fur simulation/Lookdev: Grzegorz Flaga
Texture Artist: Marianna Giugno
Lead Compositor: Maura Manfredi
Compositor: Gianni Melito, Nicolò Terranova
Composed by Nicholas Britell
Courtesy of Lake George
Entertainment LLC and 24

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