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ROCCO MATTEO PRODUCTION DESIGNER

BIO

ROCCO MATTEO BRINGS A BACKGROUND IN ARCHITECTURE, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN AND SET DESIGN TO CREATE COMPLETE ENVIRONMENTS FOR FILM AND TELEVISION.

 

WORKING CLOSELY WITH DIRECTORS, WRITERS, AND PRODUCERS - ALONG WITH OTHER KEY PERSONNEL - MATTEO DEVELOPS A PROJECT’S VISUAL STYLE FROM INITIAL CONCEPT THROUGH TO THE FINAL EXECUTION.

 

MATTEO’S DESIGN WORK WAS ESSENTIAL IN ESTABLISHING THE VISUAL STYLE OF NUMEROUS TELEVISION PROJECTS THAT HAVE BECOME SUCCESSFUL FRANCHISES FOR MAJOR NETWORKS WORLDWIDE SUCH AS THE CHEETAH GIRLS FOR DISNEY, SAMANTHA: AMERICAN GIRL PRODUCED BY REVOLUTION STUDIOS FOR WARNER BROTHERS, KOJAK FOR NBC/UNIVERSAL, PLAYMAKERS FOR ESPN AND TOUCHSTONE, MUTANT X PRODUCED BY TRIBUNE FOR USA AND LA FEMME NIKITA FOR USA AND WARNER BROTHERS.

MATTEO HAS PILOTED PROJECTS FOR FOX, WARNER BROTHERS, USA NETWORK, DISNEY CHANNEL, CHUM/CITY, AND NICKELODEON AMONG OTHERS.

 

ALSO, MATTEO HAS DESIGNED INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILMS FOR NOTABLE DIRECTORS SUCH AS INTERSTATE 60 FOR BOB GALE, GANG IN BLUE FOR MELVIN AND MARIO VAN PEEBLES, AND BLOOD FOR JERRY CICCORITTI. WITH THIS DIRECTOR, HE ALSO DESIGNED THE BIO-PIC SHANIA - A LIFE IN EIGHT ALBUMS AND THE MINI-SERIES LIVES OF THE SAINTS, A CANADIAN-ITALIAN CO-PRODUCTION THAT HAS AIRED INTERNATIONALLY TO CRITICAL ACCLAIM.

 

IN ADDITION TO HIS WORK AS A PRODUCTION DESIGNER, MATTEO HAS SERVED AS AN ART DIRECTOR ON MANY PRESTIGIOUS STUDIO PROJECTS - EXECUTING THE DESIGN CONCEPTS OF PROMINENT DESIGNERS. HE HAS SERVED IN THIS CAPACITY FOR FEATURE FILMS SUCH AS TRAITOR, THE SENTINEL, THE OCCUPANTS, INDIAN SUMMER, THE STUPIDS, REBOUND, GOTTI, AND AS SET DESIGNER ON THE SCARLET LETTER.

 

MATTEO HAS A DEGREE IN ARCHITECTURE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO AND IS FLUENT IN ITALIAN. HE HOLDS BOTH CANADIAN AND EUROPEAN UNION PASSPORTS AND HAS AN ‘O-1’ VISA FOR THE USA.

 

ROCCO MATTEO IS REPRESENTED BY MONTANARTISTS AGENCY IN LA.
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