Nico Casavecchia is an Argentine director based in Los Angeles. His work employs mixed media techniques ranging from live action to design to animation.
Nico’s career spans commercials, films and VR. Most recently, he directed visual campaigns for clients including Sonos, Dropbox, Facebook, IBM and Izze. His work has been showcased in Wired, by the BBC, and in The New York Times, and in film festivals including Sundance and SXSW. His work has received awards from Cannes, D&AD, One Show, AICP, and the Clios.
Casavecchia´s first feature-length film, Finding Sofia, debuted at the 2016 Austin Film Festival. He is also the writer and co-director of BattleScar, a virtual reality film starring Rosario Dawson which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. The Verge described the film as done with “Unusual confidence and sophistication”.
Nico’s one minute stop-motion film for IBM, in which he animated carbon monoxide particles with the research scientists, went on to be recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s smallest stop-motion film.