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Ciro Sannino
V-Ray for 3ds Max, V-Ray for Rhino

Ciro Sannino started his career working with V-Ray and photorealistic renders and was totally in love with the idea of creating images that carried the excitement of a photograph's light. He decided to strengthen his training by studying photography and graduating in process design. With the combination academic training and his photographic vision, he created the 5SRW method, a workflow to produce renderings entirely based on the photographic approach. He became the first official V-Ray Licensed Trainer certified by Chaos Group and published the book "Photography & Rendering with V-Ray", which has been translated into 3 languages. Ciro is today the project manager at Learnvray.com — available in 8 languages — and he continues to give master classes and workshops worldwide.

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LEARNVRAY.com
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V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.0
V-Ray for Rhino 1.5
Italy
Palermo
Fabio Dell'Oglio
V-Ray for 3ds Max

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Eureka Engineering srl
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V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.0
Italy
Milano
Filippo Garofalo
V-Ray for Rhino

Since 2002 Filippo works as CAD instructor for FormaMentis Milano, developing his own freelance career as a 3D Consultant and 3D Artist. From 2007 as Authorized Rhinoceros Trainer is now a teacher in 3D modeling and rendering inside both interior design and product design courses in POLI.design, NABA, and IED.

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POLI.design S.c.r.l.
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V-Ray for Rhino 3.0
Italy
Rome
Francesco De Santis
V-Ray for Maya

His journey with 3D comes from the passion for gaming. Francesco attended the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) specializing in "Digital & Virtual Design", and soon after he attended the second course of Rainbow Academy "3D Digital Production", becoming a 3D Generalist. Now is more than three years since Francesco is 3D Generalist in Rainbow Academy and he's in charge of 3D products and technical support of the school. He has specialized in Texturing and Lighting and he is also Substance Painter and Lighting teacher in Rainbow Academy.

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Rainbow Academy - Digital Entertainment Academy
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V-Ray for Maya 3.0
Italy
Venice
Gianpiero Monopoli
V-Ray for 3ds Max

The passion for architecture and computer graphics took Gianpiero to look for new ways to represent through images the designers and archtects’ ideas. After some work experiences in Italy, in 2007 he started working as Project Lead Artist for the well-known English Studio Hayes Davidson. There, he created images for Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Kohn Pedersen Fox, John Pawson, David Chipperfield, Hamiltons Architects and West8. In 2009, together with Roberto and Manuela, he set up State of Art and became Managing Director. Gianpiero is V-Ray Professional User since 2005 and V-Ray Licensed Instructor since 2012. He is now working on the research and development to implement educational courses on Virtual Reality at SoA Academy.

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SOA Academy
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V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.0
Italy
Rome
Leonardo Dell'Agli
V-Ray for Maya

With a long international experience gained working in Multi-site companies like Framestore, MPC, Double Negative at several projects like Pirates of the Caribbean 5, Fantastic Four, Jungle Book and Terminator Genesys besides many commercials in the field of the VFX, he joined the Rainbow CGI Team in 2016 with good knowledge of modeling, texturing/shading and lighting besides many rendering engines. His attention to details and passion on his work lead to a very high quality final frame and give a plus on the deliveries.

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Rainbow Academy - Digital Entertainment Academy
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V-Ray for Maya 3.0
Italy
Martina Franca
Martino Mastrovito
V-Ray for Rhino

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LEARNVRAY.com
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V-Ray for Rhino 2.0
Italy
Carpi
Massimo Cafarella
V-Ray for SketchUp

Massimo Cafarella is graduated in Architectural Engineering, but he devoted himself to 3D graphics since 1990 during university studies. Now is an official trainer for most popular companies like Autodesk®, Maxon® and Trimble®(for Sketchup). When he does not teach, he works as a 3D artist in rendering productions.

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Kosmos3D
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V-Ray for SketchUp 3.0
Italy
Montebelluna
Mauro Baldissera
V-Ray for 3ds Max, V-Ray for Maya

Mauro Baldssera is a really enthusiastic artist. Video game cinematics, movies, commercials and video clips have been my passion and my job for more than 20 years , in Italy and abroad. Before to found Skyup Academy I had experiences of great impact for me, such as working for Weta Digital, Animal Logic, Method StudiosTaxfreefilm and other excellent companies. Now I'm the supervisor and the main teacher of Vray at the CGI Masterclass at Skyup Academy.

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Skyup Academy
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V-Ray for 3ds Max 5
V-Ray for Maya 5
Italy
Torino
Pietro Merlo
V-Ray for SketchUp

Pietro is a certified teacher Sketchup | Architect, an expert in 3D modeling. He is in charge of the Sin Tesi 3D laboratory and teacher of the workshop "Communicating space and architecture" at the 1st and 2nd faculties of Architecture at the Turin Polytechnic. Since 1999 he has been an external consultant of the most famous Italian ateliers as a 3D designer, graphic designer, and coordinator of work groups for the three-dimensional rendering and communication of the project.

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Sin Tesi Forma
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V-Ray for SketchUp 3.0
Italy
Rome
Raffaele Vella
V-Ray for 3ds Max

Raffaele was born in Avellino in 1985. He graduated at Sapienza – Università di Roma with a degree in Architecture. Author and Editor, he writes the book “V-Ray – Guida Definitiva” and he is the responsible for the “3ds Max Universe” and “V-Ray Universe” for the magazine “Computer Grafica - Tecniche e Applicazioni” (CGT&A) edited by Imago Edizioni. His professional activity is for Architecture, with the great passion for Computer Graphics and Photography. He teaches at the “RUFA – Rome University of Fine Art” and “Rainbow Academy” in Rome as an Autodesk Certified Professional Instructor for 3ds Max.

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Rainbow Academy - Digital Entertainment Academy
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V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.0
Italy
Thiene
Riccardo Morici
V-Ray for 3ds Max

Riccardo has been an arch-viz and design trainer for more than 10 years, with extensive experience in Autodesk 3ds Max and V-Ray. He is the coordinator of the Braveart school of computer graphics, where he also supervises the teaching of arch-viz. He has collaborated with the Braveart Team in creating the Official Italian Guide to 3ds Max and V-Ray.

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BRAVEART
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V-Ray for 3ds Max Next
Italy
Rome
Simone Scuglia
V-Ray for Maya

After his studies in Architecture and Design University in Rome he specialized on 3D Graphics and landed at Rainbow CGI in 2014 in the Surfacing Department, where he specialized in the creation of Digital Asset with Texturing and Shading with valuable ability in Matte Painting. A keen communicator with excellent and problem solving skills, can handle variations in work pressure. He's a Rainbow Academy teacher.

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Rainbow Academy - Digital Entertainment Academy
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V-Ray for Maya 3.0
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