WHO IS BEHIND
Founder & owner
Francesco Grisi, born in 1971, after scientific studies decides to dedicate himself to his passion: photography. First in Italy, he works with some photographers from Naples, then in 1993 moves to Paris where he begins to collaborate with fashion agency Marilyn Gauthier. After a little time, thanks to his passion for digital images, Francesco starts working for Buf Compagnie which at that time was a start up company, now it's a leader company in VFX field.
During this experience, started in 1994, he first works as compositor and then as supervisor with directors such as Frederic Planchon, Eric Romer, Michel Gondry, David Fincher, on films such as Fight club, The cell, L'anglais et le duc. He also contributed to the opening of Buf Inc., the company's American branch. In 2001, after he married, Francesco and his partner Pasquale Croce decide to focus on the creation of a completely Italian VFX company, trying to boost the limping Italian film market: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani.
During these 11 years of his Italian enterprise, he collaborated to all the most important Italian films and worked with Academy Award winners and internationally well-known directors such as Gabriele Salvatores, Michelangelo Antononi, Nanni Moretti or national glories such as Alessandro D'Alatri and Paolo Virzì. Francesco is also a great wine and food lover, better if sailing his boat with his family. His dream is to export Italian VFX talents around the World.