Massimo Guarini is an award-winning and BAFTA nominated video game director and producer. He is widely known as the founder and Creative Director of Ovosonico, an independent game development studio that has reached worldwide critical acclaim through emotional titles such as “Last Day of June” and “Murasaki Baby”. For his work on “Last Day of June”, the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) and the IVGA (Italian Video Game Awards) honoured Massimo with a nomination and an award within the Game Beyond Entertainment category.
Massimo co-wrote and directed Grasshopper Manufacture’s cult horror “Shadows of the Damned”, working together with legendary creators Goichi Suda (No More Heroes), Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil franchise) and Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill franchise).
Other select game design and directing credits include Ubisoft’s arcade hit “Naruto – Rise of a Ninja”, Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six 3 – Raven Shield”, the cult action-horror “The Mummy” franchise and Ubisoft’s gaming classic “Rayman”.