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VFX Director


Art has always allowed Luciano to communicate with people. Painting allows him to express himself creatively and has given him a genuine opportunity to impact the world. 

This year 2023, Luciano is a finalist in the Art Renewal Center's 16th—International ARC, hosted by Sotheby's NY.

Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Co-founder/owner, and VFX Director at Brazilian VFX company  CLAN VFX

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His professional capacity leads and motivates a dedicated and highly professional team; Neves harnesses his constant attention to detail for visual effects, television, and film. 

For almost two decades working with the visual computer graphics industry, Neves accumulated outstanding awards and nominees, as the Latin Grammy Awards 2019 and Best Music Video | Boca de Lobo by Criolo were among the 5 Latin Grammy nominees.

Also, WHEXT 2019 finalist Best Art Direction | Concept Design for Animation, WHEXT CRAFT AWARDS, is the first prize in the national market that honors the professionals of audiovisual advertising production.

AUTODESK MASTER 2009 and Master Max Nominee 2007 and 2008. Master Award winner in the digital art book ELEMENTAL 1 and ELEMENTAL 2, Excellence Award winner in the EXPOSÉ 3 Neves is a consummate specialist in highly-detailed, CG photorealistic and architectural recreations and Environments. Also published in 3ds max 7 and 3ds max 2008 and 2012 Bible - Wiley, and Essential CG Lighting Techniques with 3ds Max - Darren Brooker.

As VFX Director immersed in the best commercial productions for almost 20 years, along with the best agencies and directors provided a deep insight into the foundation and the identity of all brands, developing essential know-how and continuous and personalized growth with the clients. 

Thus, all commercials exhibit originality and personal artistic treatment with high technology applied in all stages, from pre-production to post-production. He is a member of the "CGSociety Advisory Board."

During fifteen years in the industry, he had the opportunity to work in many different companies, including some in Europe, hired in 2001 by a prominent Swiss engineering company, Nüssli AG. He was responsible for developing many technical catalogs and 3D development presentations for special events such as the Olympic Games.

Back in Brazil in 2003, publishing more of his works in 3D magazines and CG websites, a company called Inutilia Truncat invited him to become part of their team - 3D Special Effects Inutilia Truncat, (known as IT).

In September 2005, he started working at Pixpost (a post-production company) to build a new department called Pixpost Animation Studio.

In October 2007, he started to work at Tribbo Post (post-production company). Tribbo Post (, along these five years, Tribbo was considered one of the best VFX companies in Brazil.

After many years of working with prestigious brands and making unique advertisements, in 2012 he decided with Luiz Adriano to create a new company, CLAN VFX. 

In 2019 Luciano received an invitation to be an Academic Advisor from the best VFX University in South America, called MELIES; he will care about the post-graduate course in VFX in his tight and spare time. 

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