Boris Morris Bagattini – New Media Artist – BIO

Boris Morris Bagattini – New Media Artist

Boris studied Biology at UNSW, Design at UNSW, Digital Cinematography at AFTRS & Advanced Character Animation with Disney feature Animator Murray Debus. He was co-owner and Director of the traditional animation studio Flix Animation from 1998 – 2001. He founded Soma Design in 2004, a visual effects, post production and design studio and co-founded the typography and design studio LikeMinded in 2009. From his first film ‘SOMA’, shown at the Sydney Film Festival in 2005, he began directing and animating video clips for bands such as The Vines, Evermore, the Howling Bells, Operator Please and Sparkadia, incorporating visual effects, animation and live footage to create a unique style. He has directed and led visual effects teams on countless, film, TVC and broadcast projects. Since 2011 he has been working primarily in large-scale theatre and event video design, film and interactive artworks.

Selected Works: 2011-2014


Visual Effects – The Incredible Journey – Seaworld Pictures – prem. Totonto Film Festival.

Visual Effects – The Conquest – Participant Media – prem. Sundance Film Festival.

Visual Effects – The Turtle – UAE National Media Council – prem. UAE International Expo.

Visual Effects – Wire Through the Heart – ABC/Film Australia.

Director – Stories in our Song – documentary commissioned by ArtbackNT and Darwin Festival.

Director – People and Place – documentary – ArtsNSW.

Director – Tangi – documentary – in production – Australia Council.


Theatre, Installation and Events

Human Nature Motown Show – Large LED panel stage design and content – Team Event.

Porche 911 Carrera Launch – video installation – Team Event.

Nike: She Runs – 20 metre video installation in Centennial Park – Team Event/Nike.

Beautiful Noise – LegsontheWall/Brisbane Festival – Audio reactive large scale stage projections.

Copper Promises – Origins London/Performance Space/Carriageworks/OZCO– video and lighting design.

Metadata – video design for DeQuincyCo Dance Company.

Hamlet – video design for DeQuincyCo Dance Company.

A Return to the Trees – Carriage works/OZCO/TDC – Large scale projection mapping and reactive content.

City Jungle – Synergy Percussion/Seymour Centre – Video Artist

Pulse:Heart:Beat – Synergy Percussion/Taikoz/Sydney Recital Centre – Video Artist

The Comfort Zone – Coil Festival NYC – Deviser/Video Artist

The Book of Risings Korea – Well/HiSouel Festival – Large scale projection mapping.

Pixel Mountain – Stalker/HiSouel Festival/Gwacheon Festival – Large scale projection mapping incorporating IR performance tracking, reactive content generation and video design.

Tangi – Video Installation – Origins Festival OXO Wharf, Southbank London.

FUNPARK – Assosciate Director – Sydney Festival/OZCO/ArtsNSW/NAVA/ArtsRadar/Blacktown Council

Aquatique – Video Artist – Vivid Sydney/Aquatique France/Digital Pulse

Timeline – Video Artist – Sydney Chamber Orchestra/The Presets/Sydney Opera House/Digital Pulse

The Checkout (S02)– VFX Graphics – Giant Dwarf/The Chaser/ABC