Director of Cinematography, Lighting, Encanto, Disney Animation Studios
Alessandro Jacomini was one of the directors of cinematography, lighting for the 2021 Academy Award®-winning animated feature “Encanto” from Walt Disney Animation Studios. Jacomini also contributed his talents in the same role on the featurette “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” in 2017, on the short “Frozen Fever” in 2015, and as a lighting supervisor for the Academy Award®-winning “Frozen” in 2013, for which he was awarded the Visual Effects Society award for “Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature” for his work on Elsa’s ice palace.
Prior to joining Disney Animation, Jacomini held positions as a lighting artist and technical director on the visual effects features “Mousehunt,” “The Nutty Professor,” and “Babe,” as well as two theme park attractions at the Hilton and Luxor Hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jacomini’s Disney credits also include work as a lighting supervisor for the Oscar®-winning animated feature “Big Hero 6” and on Disney’s “Tangled,” as a lighting sequence lead on the animated features “Bolt” and “Chicken Little,” as a lighting artist on the animated features “Frozen 2,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet” and “Dinosaur,” the Disney’s theme park attractions “Mickey’s PhilharMagic” and “Magic Lamp 3D,” and recently the animated tv series “Zootopia+.”
Jacomini received his Master's Degree in Computer Science from Universita degli Studio in Milan, Italy.