Italian born and bred, London based Francesca Massariol graduated at the Venice Academy of Fine Arts in Architecture for Theatre Design and just two years after, she received her BA: Design for Performance at The Central Saint Martins College in 2007.
Bringing her colorful background and a unique aesthetic to her work, in just a few years Francesca has been designing and managing every visual aspect of a variety of commercials, promos, and features.
Her debut film as Production Designer, Spaceship by award winning writer-director Alex Taylor, funded by the BFI, BBC Films, and IFeature, had its world premiere at SXSW Festival in 2016.
In the same year Balcony, her BIFA nominated short film directed by Toby Fell-Holden collected an array of awards including the 66 Berlinale Crystal Bear and The London Calling Plus award.
Her latest Film Pin Cushion, by writer-director Deborah Haywood will have its world premiere at the 74.Venice Film Festival opening The International Film Critics’ Week 2017.
Starring Lily Newmark and Joanna Scanlan, Pin Cushion is an all-girl gothic fairy tale set in the British working-class suburbs.
Francesca is a member of the World Building Institute and the Production Designers Collective , a global community of production designers funded by Inbal Weinberg, interested in sharing knowledge and promoting the craft of Production Design.
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2016. PIN CUSHION, feature, directed by Deborah Haywood funded by the BFI
TRENDY, feature, directed by Louis Lagayette, produced by Akronymion Productions, A 6 foot barrel, Tesa Productions
DISTANCE, short, directed by Roberto Olivieri, produced by Ali Mansuri
2015. LENI.LENI , short, directed by Adrian Bastick Vitoria and Produced by Evolutionary Films
BALCONY, short, directed by Toby Fell-Holden and Produced by Tom Kimberley & Ali Mansuri, Winner of London Calling Plus Award 2015, 66 Berlinale Crystal Bear
2014. SPACESHIP, feauture, directed by Alex Taylor, funded by BFI, BBC Films, Creative England, produced by Olivier Kaempfer and Nicola Bowen
TAKETH, short, directed and produced by Jonny Kight
I OPEN MY EYES AND I SEE SOMETHING, short film, directed by Noelle Rodrigues, Gareth Warland and produced by Fortune Films.
DRONE STRIKE, short, directed by Chris Richmond and produced by Scout Films, Winner of Jury Award Best Short at the Beverly Hills Film Festival, the Jury Award Best Short at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Accolade Award of Merit
2017. LYNX - 'HATERS GONNA HATE', directed by produced by Gas & Electric
3M - DO YOURSELF PROUD, directed by Barry Kimber, produced by Gas & Electric
2016. AMAZON ECHO, directed by Joe Tunmer, produced by Plastic Pictures
H&A CINDERELLA, directed by Joe Tunmer, produced by The Walt Disney Company
EURO LEAGUE BASKETBALL, directed by Daryl Goodrich and produced by Dunlop Goodrich
PETE&DUD documentary, directed by Richard Dean, produced by Phil McIntyre TV
YOU TUBE - 'CREATIVE INTERVIEWS', directed by Zynara Ng
JABRA - 'ELITE SPORT' , directed by Daryl Goodrich and produced by Dunlop Goodrich
SPECSAVERS - 'HOW TO', directed by Dan Saunders, produced by London: DC
2015. BALLANTINES - 'BRASIL SHAKE', directed by Dania Pasquini & Max Giwa
PURE GYM - ‘EVERYBODY WELLCOME’, directed by Daryl Goodrich and Produced by Dunlop Goodrich
L'OREAL CASTING CRÈME GLOSS - ‘LITTLE WHITE LIES’, directed by Caroline Sasha Cogez and Produced by Annex Films
PENFOLDS - ' THE STORY OF GRANGE', directed by Nic Benns and Produced by Momoco
MICROSOFT – ‘GROWING UNDERGROUND’, directed by David Palma and Produced by BLK-OPS PRODUCTIONS, Los Angeles and Annex Films, London
FORD - 'DIGGER, MESSY EATERS, EXTREME TESTING, THE DROP', directed by Kit Lynch Robinson and Produced by Annex Films
CANCER RESEARCH - 'RACE FOR LIFE', directed by Will Savage and Produced by Nonsense London
2014. LENOVO – ‘CARBON 1 X’, directed by Tom Newman and Produced by HMX Media
WILLIAM LAWSONS – ‘NO RULES CUP’, directed by Will Savage and Produced by Nonsense London
AMOY – ' MEAL IN A MINUTE’, directed by Dave Depares and Produced by Brave Spark Media
LITTLE DISH – ‘LITTLE DISH TVC’, directed by Chris Richmond and Produced by Atticus Finch
WILLIAM LAWSONS – ‘NO RULES HIGHLIGHTS’, directed by Will Savage and Produced by Nonsense London
NIVEA MEN - ‘LIFE HACKS’, directed by Ben Jones and Produced by Gas&Electric
2013. HOTEL CHOCOLAT - ‘THE GIFT’, directed by Dave Depares and Produced by Brave Spark Media
UPC - ‘SWITZERLAND FASTEST FOLK BAND’, directed by Dave Depares and Produced by Brave Spark Media
LENOVO - ‘VIBE’, directed by Pav Ivanov and Produced by HMX Media
RIGHT GUARD - ‘A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN’, Produced by Signal Tv
GENES REUNITED - ‘MOMENTS’, directed by Pat Holden and Produced by Beast Enterprise
ELASTOPLAST - ‘BRITAIN VS WEATHER’, directed by Dave Depares and Produced by Brave Spark Media
VICHY NORMADERM - ‘HYALUSPO HERO’, directed by Dave Depares and Produced by Brave Spark Media
LA7 – ‘Christmas Idents’, directed by Amy Johnson and Produced by Red Bee Media
2017. GORILLAZ - HALLELUJAH MONEY, directed by Giorgio Testi, produced by Pulse
2014. THE CARNIVAL DANCE GUIDE, directed by Shan Phearon and Produced by Red Bull
VANCE JOY – ‘FIRST TIME’, directed by Sing J Lee and Produced by Chief Productions
WILD BEAST – ‘DAUGHTERS, MECCA, PALACE LIVE SESSION’, directed by Shan Phearon and Produced by Red Bull
PIXIE LOTT – ‘NASTY’, directed by Bryan Barber and Produced by New Treatment ltd (UK) Razor Factory llc (US)
2013. MATT CARDLE ft. MELANIE C – ‘LOVING YOU’, directed by Jonny Kight and Produced by Short Films
FRANCESCO ROSSI – ‘PAPER AEROPLANE’, directed by Jack Pirie, Alex Hylands-White and Produced by Halcyon
SKEPTA ft. KANO – ‘LAY HER DOWN’, directed by Konstantin Ermakov, Produced by New Treatment
STOOSHE – ‘SLIP’, directed by Bryan Barber and Produced by New Treatment ltd (UK) Razor Factory llc (US)
2012. KINGS OF THE CITY – ‘PLEASE TELL ME’, directed by Leo Horsfield and Produced by LEV Collective
FAKE BLOOD – ‘ALL IN A BLINK’, directed by Jack Pirie, Alex Hylands-White and Produced by Halcyon
AYAH MARAR – ‘THE RAVER’, directed by Jack Pirie, Alex Hylands-White and Produced by Halcyon
FAZERS - ‘6 ft 8’ FREESTYLE’, directed by Jak Frsh, Produced by Gas&Electric
THE HEARTBREAKS – ‘POLLY’, directed by Louis Hudson and Produced by NFN Films