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The next decade will be characterised by increasingly powerful, invasive, widespread, differentiated technologies that, more importantly, will be active and necessary in the productive practice.

Introduced in 2019, this Area includes the Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation (evolution of the current BA in Media Design and Multimedia Arts, subject to authorisation by MUR for A.Y. 2022/23), the Bachelor of Arts in Creative Technologies (New Technologies of Applied Arts) and the Master of Arts in Creative Media Production (new name of the current Master of Arts in New Technologies for Arts, in use starting from A.Y. 2022/23).

The purpose of this Area is to open a dialogue between students and professionals in the fields of: direction, screenwriting, photography direction, theory of arts and media, game design and game development, 2D and 3D animation and modelling, character design, sound editing and design, VFX, creative technology, interaction and UX design.

The laboratories are the core of this Area, the meeting point for students, faculty and the most advanced media and creative technologies-based methods for the creation of complex and contemporary authorial and research projects. These works are targeted at the world of culture and corporate, for state-of-the-art professional development that can bring professional skills and authorship into the job market.

Which path to take?

Bachelor of Arts in
FIlm and Animation

The BA (starting in A.Y. 2022/23 subject to authorisation by MUR currently in progress) is aimed at preparing artists and professionals in the field of film and new media productions in all the traditional, contemporary and future applications.

Bachelor of Arts in
Creative Technologies

The BA introduces the students to the world of CGI in the fields of VFX design, 3D design and
game development.

Master of Arts in
Creative Media Production

The MA explores the complexity of a world managed and interpreted by analogical and digital tools, through experimental media and new technologies.

Our Faculty

Luca Poncellini
Design and Applied Arts Department Head
Design and Applied Arts Department Head
Luca Poncellini
<p>Luca Poncellini is an architect and a designer with a PhD in the History of Architecture and City Planning. As a partner in the architecture office Cliostraat until 2009, he has curated projects and has lectured in Italy and in several countries throughout the world. His works have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, at the Van Alen Institute in New York, at ETH in Z&uuml;rich, at MAGA in Gallarate and at Triennale Milano. In 2008 he co-curated the retrospective exhibition Laszlo Hudec, in collaboration with the Hungarian Consulate in Shanghai. Since 2013 he has been the Course Leader of the MA in Interior Design. Between 2015 and 2019 directed the research lab and the project C-Park. Since 2019 he has been Design and Applied Arts Department Head.</p>
Vincenzo Cuccia
Media Design and New Technologies Area Leader
Media Design and New Technologies Area Leader
Vincenzo Cuccia
<p>Vincenzo Cuccia has a degree in Cultural Heritage from Universit&agrave; Statale di Milano and in Editing from the Milan Scuola Civica di Cinema e Nuovi Media. As part of his previous professional experience, he worked as an editor in advertising and television, where he collaborated with the RAI (Milan tv broadcast production area) on entertainment, culture and information channels. After working in the SAE Institute since 2009 as lecturer and then Academic Coordinator and Manager of the activity of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on the Creative Media campuses of Milan, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Brussels, Madrid, Paris and Stockholm, since 2017 he has been BA in Media Design and Multimedia Arts Course Leader while from 2021 he is Media Design and New Technologies Area Leader.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Emanuele Lomello
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Technologies Course Leader
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Technologies Course Leader
Emanuele Lomello
<p>He grounds his own training in the field of the performing media arts, &nbsp;as an actor first, as a video-set designer and light designer then. As a creative technologist and interaction designer, since 2007 he has developed interactive exhibits for museums, events and live performances. His works have been exhibited in Italy, Japan, China, Russia, France, Germany. As a technological consultant for&nbsp; public institutions and private studios, he works as a hardware and software developer and he is also NABA lecturer and Course Leader. He has based his research on the Human computer interaction and investigates the most recent possibilities of the digital technology to explore new fields of knowledge and art.</p>
Alessandro Bertante
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation Course Leader - Milan
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation Course Leader - Milan
Alessandro Bertante
<p>Alessandro Bertante was born in Alessandria in 1969, he has always lived in Milan. He is author of the essays <em>Re Nudo</em> (2005, NDA) and <em>Contro il &rsquo;68</em> (2007, Agenzia X). Among his novels: <em>Al Diavul</em> (2008, Marsilio), winner of Premio Chianti, <em>Nina dei lupi</em> (2011 Marsilio, 2019 nottetempo), Premio Strega finalist and winner of Premio Rieti, <em>Estate Crudele</em> (2013 Rizzoli), winner of Premio Margherita Hack and <em>Gli ultimi ragazzi del secolo</em> (Giunti 2016), winner of Premio Selezione Campiello.</p>
Francesca Staasch
BA in Film and Animation Advisor Leader - Rome
BA in Film and Animation Advisor Leader - Rome
Francesca Staasch
<p>Director and screenwriter, she graduated from the London Film School in 1997. She studied with director A. Kiarostami and script theorists R. McKee and K. Dancyger. Resident artist at the Cit&eacute; Des Arts in Paris in 2001, after having made several short films, including &ldquo;Monochrome&rdquo;, in 2012 she directed her debut film &ldquo;Happy Days Motel&rdquo; produced by Rai Cinema. She has been a consultant for Rai and BBC and directed 12 episodes of the web series &ldquo;The Zedef Chronicles&rdquo;. Future projects include the two feature films "Tina" with the production company Rosamont and "Libera Fuori", produced by Thinkfull, and the comedy series "Stai Su!" with Lynn/Greenland, in addition to numerous collaborations with prominent screenwriters. She currently is BA in Film and Animation Advisor Leader at the NABA Campus in Rome.</p>

Alumni Stories

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT - MATTEO GARRONE - ARCHIMEDE srl
CHIARA LEONARDI
Media Design and New Technologies

«NABA has represented a path of professional growth but above all a path to become more aware of my abilities. Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, it has allowed me to get out of my comfort zone, obliging me to experiment, to look past the ordinary and to face today working reality, which is evolving continuously».

Undergraduate Media Design and New Technologies
CHIARA LEONARDI
<p>&laquo;NABA has represented a path of professional growth but above all a path to become more aware of my abilities. Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, it has allowed me to get out of my comfort zone, obliging me to experiment, to look past the ordinary and to face today working reality, which is evolving continuously&raquo;.</p>
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT - MATTEO GARRONE - ARCHIMEDE srl