Giacomo Manzotti was born in 1986 in Modena, Italy.

He attended the undergraduate program in Media Design & Multimedia Arts at NABA academy of fine arts (Milan, Italy), graduating with honors in 2009.

He collaborated with RAI Educational and the cartoonist Luca Novelli, working on the animations included within the two series of popular science TV show for kids “Lampi di Genio in TV”.

He collaborated with the animation studio “Cicciotun” (Milan, Italy) working on projects made with techniques ranging from traditional animation to paperless and stop-motion.

In 2011 he attended the Master in Computer Graphics at “Big Rock” Autodesk Training Center (Treviso, Italy), then he worked in its research and development department.

In 2012 he started teaching at the digital animation course at NABA academy with the animated films directors Jacopo Martinoni and Michel Fuzellier.

From 2012 to 2015 he worked as assistant director, editor and sequence animator at “Gertie Production” (Milan, Italy) for Michel Fuzellier’s animated feature film “Iqbal – a tale of a fearless child” and as assistant director on the TV series 11′ pilot “Sbrain!”.

Now he works as freelance animator.

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