Development / Director
Mauro Borrelli is our creative lead bringing 40 years of industry experience to the company with a long list of blockbuster Hollywood films.
Mauro Borrelli was born in Italy where he studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice. After a classical formation as restorer of paintings from the XVI Century he moved to Rome to deepen his interest in films and worked for Terry Gilliam designing storyboards on THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN and for Francis Coppola on the pre-visualization of the GODFATHER III.
Soon after he moved to Los Angeles to work as an art director for Activision and Dreamworks expanding his experience toward digital technology. He won the Best Art Direction Award for the game ZORK NEMESIS and was then hired as Production Designer on the animation feature film FINAL FANTASY for Square Soft.
Among his important contributions to Hollywood productions, the most significant are his concept designs for the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN franchise, WOLFMAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA and his long collaboration with Tim Burton (SLEEPY HOLLOW, PLANET OF THE APES and DARK SHADOWS). As well as Mauro’s collaboration with Quentin Tarantino on THE HATEFUL EIGHT, STAR WARS, Etc. Mauro combines his talents in the traditional and digital arts with his vision as a writer/director.