Compositing supervisor - VFX Supervisor
Lightrunner Studio

Gianluca Dentici

Gianluca  Dentici,  Senior Compositor, VFX Supervisor  gained  his  technical  and  artistic  skills  at  the  European  Academy  of  Special  Effects directed by three-time Academy Award Carlo Rambaldi. Immediately  after  his  graduation  he  went  to  Los Angeles  to  practice  his  technical  knowledge  and  attend  seminars  at  post-production  and  visual  effects  companies,  also  meeting manufactures of special shooting equipments. During   his   visit   he   has   come   in   contact   with   professionals,   technicians   and   companies   as   Kodak,   Cinesite,   General   Lift,   House   of   Moves,      Cyber   FX,   Photron,   Dreamworks,,  Pixel Magic, Netter Digital, Planet Blue, An-Amazation, Silicon Grail, Hydroflex, Panavision, Wescam, Mediamation. Gianluca   Dentici   was  one   of   the   most   well-known   visual   effects   supervisors   in   Italy   and   supervised   companies   as   VIDEA   VFX,   RESET   VFX   (whose   he   was   also   an   owner   partner).  On 2009 he was certified by Mark Roberts Motion Control, UK, on the Milo Motion control rig. Gianluca   Dentici   is   a   member   of   the   Visual   Effects   Society    and   the   Italian   Motion   Picture  Academy   and   was   nominated   three   times   for   the   David   di   Donatello  Award   for   the   best  visual   effects   category as VFX Supervisor.   Gianluca   Dentici   and   the   entire   vfx   crew   of   the   short   movie   “Sophie’s   Fortune”   directed   by   Chris   Cronin   won   the   best   visual   effects   award   at   the  Portsmouth   International   Film   Festival   -   2014 and yet   has   been   awarded   at   International   Tour   Film   Festival   2015   with   the   Career   award.

Along   with   the   entire  crew at MPC and WETA won the Academy Award for the “best visual effects” for Disney’s Jungle Book, the VES and the BAFTA award.

Role with the VES
Board of  Directors