Massimo Guarini is an award-winning and BAFTA nominated Director and Video Game Creator.
Through his career he has collaborated with visionary directors, musicians and game designers such as J.J. Abrams, Steven Wilson, Goichi Suda, Shinji Mikami and Akira Yamaoka.
Massimo Guarini is represented by Storied Media Group, the source to the best high-end film/television content in Hollywood.
Through Guarini Design, his concept house, Massimo creates original Intellectual Properties and provides expertise and guidance in direction, narrative, world building and design for interactive entertainment, films and television.
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 in the Game Beyond Entertainment category. For his personal contribution to the game industry he has also been honoured with the Individual Recognition Award by Gamesindustry.biz.
In Tokyo, Japan, Massimo co-wrote and directed cult horror “Shadows of the Damned” (Electronic Arts / Grasshopper Manufacture).
In Montreal, Canada, Massimo designed and directed the arcade hit “Naruto – Rise of a Ninja” (Ubisoft Montreal).
Other select game design and directing credits include Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six 3 – Raven Shield” (Ubisoft Montreal), the cult action-horror “The Mummy” and Ubisoft’s gaming classic “Rayman”.