Feli di Giorgio is a native of New York city who spent an extended period of his youth in Europe.

Of Italian ancestry he was raised in a household of opera singers and developed an interest in the arts at an early age.

Upon returning to the United States he studied industrial design at the Rochester Institute of Technology and character animation at the California Institute of the Arts (CalARTS).

Visual Effects

Before returning to CalARTS for his final year of studies Feli di Giorgio was recruited by then startup Digital Domain, founded by James Cameron, Stan Winston, Scott Ross and the IBM corporation as one of their first artists.

He quickly rose through the ranks and to date has worked on dozens of commercials and over 40 feature film projects. These include classics like True Lies, Apollo 13 and Titanic and contemporary titles like Where the Wild Things Are, TRON: Legacy and Iron Man III.

During his tenure in the visual effects business he has worked for such noted companies as Digital Domain, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Sony Imageworks, Method Studios, MPC, Framestore, Prime Focus VFX, The Mill, A52 and ScanlineVFX; serving as a senior artist, supervisor and department head.

His work has been recognized with wins and nominations by the Visual Effects Society (VES) and Clio Gold Award. 

Directorial

In recent years he has begun to position himself as a director and completed several short film projects.
He is currently pursuing the development of his first feature film, while continuing to shoot smaller projects.

Photography

A life long photographer he specializes in photojournalistic and street photography. He primarily works in black and white and with natural light.

 


Education

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Film / Industrial Design

California Institute of the Arts (CalARTS) 
Character Animation


Filmography

Avengers: Age of Ultron
Mortdecai
Robocop (2014) 

Iron Man 3 
Man of Steel
Men in Black 3
Lawless
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
The Big Year 
Tron - Legacy
Westflug
Hier Kommt Lola
Wale
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Fred Clause
10,000 BC
Mr Brooks 
Flags of our Fathers
Gridiron Gang
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo 
Hostage
Paycheck
The Cat in the Hat
Vanilla Sky
The Time Machine
The Grinch who Stole Christmas
X-Men
Red Planet
Oh Brother Where Are Thou?
Dinosaur
Titanic
Terminator 2 / 3D
Apollo 13
Interview with the Vampire
True Lies
Color of Night
Buried Alive 









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(Lead Compositor)
(Sequence Lead)

(Comp. Supervisor)
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Flame Artist




 


Music Videos

The Rolling Stones 'Love is Strong'
 

U2 / Green Day 'The Saints are Coming' 
VES Award Nominated

Flame Artist


Senior Nuke Artist


Commercials
(Highlights) 

 

Nike 'Speed Chain'
Directed by David Fincher          

Adidas 'Mechanical Legs'
Directed by David Fincher      
 


Mezzo 'Leap'
Directed by Joseph Kosinski

Mezzo 'Race'
Directed by Joseph Kosinski

 

Compositing Supervisor
VES Award Nominated

Compositing Supervisor
2002 - Clio Gold Award Winner                     VES Award Winner
 

Senior Nuke Artist
VES Award Nominated

Senior Nuke Artist
VES Award Nominated