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SIMONE PIVETTA

Born in 1993 in Pordenone, Italy.

Currently living in Bologna, Italy.

LANGUAGES:

Italian, German and English

TRANSPORTATION:

European B driving license

Mopped and car owner




FORMATION

2013-2018: FILMAKADEMIE BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

Diploma as Transmedia Games Director


FABW is a movie academy with an important animation institute in it, the Interaktive Medien course I attended was focused on interactive disciplines and transmediality and we worked side by side with the animation students.
The studies were "learn by doing" oriented.

PROJECTS:

2015: APOLIDI I

Documentary shot by myself in Rome. I lived on the street with the homeless of the ancient city.
It has been an experience that changed my weltanschauen

2016: Seeking the Void

Group project where I covered the programmer role, the game is an experimental puzzle-platformer based on optical illusions. My first programming experience


2017: VR Pigeons

VR game I made as a solo developer. The player has to play a pigeon and his role is to eat as much bread as he can, in order to act he has to shake his head as the silly bird.
The game was presented to few festival, I'm proud I could present it to the bizarre game festival A-MAZE in Berlin


2018: SCAN

My Diploma project. I decided to dive into electronics and built an haptic sequencer and a clock machine to be used with analog synthesizers. It was my first experience at designing analogue electronics


2018: GRAVEDAD

Animation short by Matisse Gonzales for which I wrote and recorded the soundtrack. The short movie won plenty of prizes


This are the most relevant projects I worked on, there are also plenty of little interventions on other projects such as consulting, 3D modeling, music, game assets and support on movie sets.


2012-2013: BIGROCK - MASTER IN COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Private course


BigRock is a private CG school with an intensive 8 hour day course, They teach me to use Maya and the Adobe suite.


2007-2012: ART STATE INSTITUTE ENRICO GALVANI (ISAC - CORDENONS)

Course: Project Michelangelo - Surveying and Cataloging | Graduation score: 94/100


High School with painting, sculpture, copy and cataloging of cultural heritage.



JOBS

2019-2021: SELF-EMPLOYED MEDIA ARTIST

PROJECTS:

Reboot of the project VR Pigeons in collaboration with Studio Seufz and having on our side funding by the MFG


Little moviemaking jobs


Little graphic design jobs


Zebra, an installation for kids made for Studio Film Bilder and based on their animation series Animanimals


FALL 2019: FACTORY WORKER AT LIMES


I worked in a factory in order to solve some bureaucratic issues I had for which I need an employed job, I discovered an unknown world and was an interesting experience after all.

The factory produces acoustic insulation panels for offices.



EVENTS

2018: ENIAROF AT CARREAU DU TEMPLE (Paris- France)

Exhibition of the Box-Box installation built with Eniarof in Tunis

2017: ENIAROF (Tunis - Tunisia)

Workshop e exhibition of the projects built in a week in Tunisia. During the workshop the installations BOX-BOX and CONSTELLATIONS where built

2017: DOKU.TECH (Pristina - Kosovo)

Exhibition of the VR Pigeons prototype in a booth organized by A-MAZE and I held a Workshop about custom controllers to the local kids

2017: A-MAZE (Berlin - Germany)

Exhibition of the VR Pigeons prototype at the arthouse videogames exhibition A-MAZE

2017: LUDICIOUS (Zurich - Switzerland)

Exhibition of the VR Pigeons prototype at the indie videogames exhibition Ludicious

2016: HUMUS PARK (Polcenigo - Italy)

Helper for the south African artist Strijdom van der Merwe at the land-art exhibition Humus Park

2014: HUMUS PARK (Pordenone - Italy)

Helper for the Danish artist Jørn Hansen at the land-art exhibition Humus Park

2012: HUMUS PARK (Pordenone - Italy)

Artist in a group of high school students at the land-art exhibition Humus Park



HOBBIES

MUSIC

I'm an amateur musician and play Synthesizers, Guitar and Drums good enough to be on a local bands stage or to write and record my own music.

I had few band in the last years:

Picobello Verknüpfung

Mett-Sushi

I Catarri

DIY ELECTRONICS

In my free time I draw and build schematics for music devices as effects, generators and control systems


SOFTWARE

OPERATIVE SYSTEMS:

Windows, Linux, MacOS

3D GRAPHICS:

Blender, Autodesk Maya, SketchUp

2D GRAPHICS:

Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, AfterEffects

DarkTable, LibreCad, KiCad, Gimp, Inkscape, Krita, TVPaint

AUDIO:

FL Studio, Ardour, Cubase, Audacity, PureData

GAME ENGINES:

Unity3D, Construct2

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES:

C#, Python, Arduino, Processing