Director & Founder of Wow Tapes, VFX Compositing Trainer
Giuseppe Lombardi is a full-stack Film Director, Senior Vfx Artist & Vfx Compositing Trainer since 2009. He works with Visual Effects, Computer Graphics and Video Direction in Italy and abroad. Giuseppe worked in various countries for Oscar-winning studios such as Double Negative, Framestore, Cinesite, Ghost VFX and Rise FX. His credits include films like Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Pacific Rim, Independence Day: Resurgence and many others.
In 2018 Giuseppe founded Wow Tapes, a video production company that makes spots and corporate videos for customers such as Enel, Emergency, FS, Manfrotto, etc. Wow Tapes also worked on several TV & Internet productions with a special focus on Travel related Film & Media. Wow Tapes videos were recognized and awarded by various international festivals (Silver Dolphin of Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2019, First Prize of International Tourism Film Festival Africa 2019, Vimeo Staff Picks, Grand Prix of the Japan World's Tourism Film Festival, Best European Film at ART & TOUR International Tourism Film Festival Portugal 2019, Second Prize of Amorgos Tourism Film Festival 2019 etc.)
As a modern video production company Wow Tapes adopted a philosophy of innovative storytelling. Hence visual effects techniques are an intrinsic part of Wow Tapes narration.
As a Digital Compositing Trainer and Senior Artist, Giuseppe Lombardi possesses an accurate technical and artistic knowledge of film post-production and visual effects. He is currently one of the few Italian trainers to have obtained the official Nuke Trainer by The Foundry® license with teaching experience in Italy and abroad. Giuseppe Lombardi conducted courses for Unesco Edu, IED School of Design Rome, VTV Vietnam National Television Hanoi, ViFX School of Visual Effects Vicenza, AVFX (Italian Visual Effects Association), ACCAEDI and others. Giuseppe’s advanced training and teaching techniques help to make VFX compositing a powerful tool for digital artists and storytellers.