Yes hi hello,

Rafael d'Almeida here.
I’m a versatile multimedia artist and designer, recently relocated to NYC from Berlin where I graduated my BA in Visual Communication at the Universität der Künste Berlin in the spring of 2021, with a focus on Design of the Moving Image.
Do feel free to get in touch. <3



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Yes hi hello,

Rafael d'Almeida here.
I’m a versatile multimedia artist and designer, recently relocated to NYC from Berlin where I graduated my BA in Visual Communication at the Universität der Künste Berlin in the spring of 2021, with a focus on Design of the Moving Image.
Do feel free to get in touch. <3





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INNOVATION THROUGH SCARCITY

Video for SPECTRUM & Steiner&Wolińska’s collaborative project INNOVATION THROUGH SCARCITY supported by Newbalance, filmed and edited by me for SPECTRUM's Instagram, website and in-store, floor-to-ceiling, LED screens.

„Set designers and all-rounders Steiner&Wolińska hosted a plastic waste collection on the Ticino river and a workshop to create handcrafted artifacts“.

Direction, Camerawork, Video-editing, Sound-design, Post-producion: Rafael d'Almeida.
Analog photographs: Toni Brugnoli.

Rafael d'Almeida & SPECTRUM © 2023

MSGM X CRASH BAGGAGE

Three instagram shorts for MSGM's collaboration with CRASH BAGGAGE, produced to tease and accompany three photographs by Kyle Berger.

CHAPTER 1: "The Encounter"
[VIDEO-PHOTO]

CHAPTER 2: "The Date"
[VIDEO-PHOTO]

CHAPTER 3: "The Goodbye"
[VIDEO-PHOTO]

Concept: Federico Franco, Rafael d'Almeida.
Camerawork, Video-editing, Post-production: Rafael d'Almeida.
Sound-design: Rafael d'Almeida, Federico Cavalli.

MSGM & CRASH BAGGAGE© 2023

ACCESSO ALL'OBLIO

Music Video for Pufuleti and WunTwo. Released July 29th 2023.

EPILEPSY TRIGGER WARNING

Direction, Camerawork, Video-editing, Post-producion, Type-design: Rafael d'Almeida.

Rafael d'Almeida & Giuseppe Licata © 2023

JAALO X USUAL

Social media AD commissioned by Milan-based streetwear brand USUAL to promote the launch of their ceramic incense-holder in collaboration with Italian collectible-goods brand JAALO.

Writing, Direction, Camerawork, Video-editing, Post-production, Narration, Sound-design: Rafael d'Almeida.
Production: Francesca Giuliano, Rafael d'Almeida.
Cast: Richard Biasi, Federico Franco.

This video is intended for and best viewed on Instagram mobile: LINK

Rafael d'Almeida & USUAL-USUAL © 2023

IT'S PAUL WAAK TATTOO

Social-media AD for artist Paul Waak's newly lauched tattoo-artist career.

This video is intended for and best viewed on Instagram mobile: LINK

Writing, Direction, Camerawork, Video-editing, Post-production, Narration, Sound-design: Rafael d'Almeida.
Cast: Paul Waak, Jeronimo, Nihal Ünsal, Skkinz.

Rafael d'Almeida & Paul Waak © 2023

99 CANAL

Digital flyers designed to promote 5 days of performances at 99 CANAL, an artist-run non-profit initiative in Chinatown, NYC.

Rafael d'Almeida & 99 CANAL © 2023

DOPO SOLE

Music Video for Pufuleti, WunTwo and Zutera. Released Nov 11. 2022.

Direction, Video-editing, Post-producion: Rafael d'Almeida.
Camerawork: Rafael d'Almeida, Giuseppe Licata.

Rafael d'Almeida & BAMBINI ENTERTAINMENT © 2022

TERRAFRANTA

Misc Illustration and Graphic Design for Terrafranta, a small agricultural reality just outside of Florence, Italy

Rafael d'Almeida © 2022

DO!!YOU!!!RADIO

CGI logo re-design for Charlie Bones's DO!!YOU!!!RADIO(2D original logo on slide 2).

After years of hosting the “DO!!YOU!!! Breakfast Show” on NTS Radio, legendary Radio DJ Charlie Bones played his last show on the internet-radio station in August of 2021 and shortly thereafter launched his very own “DO!!YOU!!!RADIO”.

Rafael d'Almeida & DO!!YOU!!!RADIO © 2021

C4D_test_2019

Maxon Cinema 4D shenanigans.

Rafael d'Almeida © 2019

Tchaikovsky’s “Piano Conecrto n.1 in B Flat Minor, Op. 23 - 1. Allegro Non Troppo E Molto Maestoso” is performed by: Martha Argerich; Charles Dutoit: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

NO NEED 2 COMMENT

Limited-edition “MEGA FAN BOX” design for Monty Richtofen (formerly Maison Hefner)’s 2021 book: "No Need 2 Comment”.

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Video-edit for promotional clips.


Rafael d'Almeida © 2021

EVERYBODY SPECIAL

"You're the best at being you. And I'm the best at being me. You didn't know this? What a tool. Please avoid my family."

I wrote the above rhyme to accompany this short I made while attending Anna Anders' Bewegtbild Class at the Universität der Künste Berlin.

Writing, Direction, Video-editing, Post-production, Performance, Narration: Rafael d'Almeida.
Camerawork: Floris Morlok.


Rafael d'Almeida © 2020

Music: Glass Chime (1983) is composed by Yasushi Yamashita and performed by Inoyamaland, courtesy of Inoyamaland Music.

PATTE

Music video for KUBA102 and UNCLE-F produced as part of DOWNTOWN.­DESTRUCTION.­PRODUCTIONS.

Direction, Camerawork: Boris Dewjiatkin, Rafael d'Almeida.
Video-editing, Post-producion, Type-design: Rafael d'Almeida.

DOWNTOWN.­DESTRUCTION.­PRODUC­TIONS © 2020

FUN FUN FACTS ZINE

Illustrated, deisgned and printed "Fun Fun Facts" while attending Henning Wagenbreth's Illustration Class at UdK Berlin back in 2018.

Rafael d’Almeida © 2018

JELLYFISH

Made in lockdown using only a laptop and counterfeit apple headphones, Jellyfish attempts to explore the contrast between an overwhelming, stress-driven, everyday reality and the calming power of adopting a grander, broader perspective, caricatured here through a mix of scientific fact and new age spiritual cliché.

Writing, Narration, Direction, Video-editing, Post-production: Rafael d'Almeida.

Rafael d’Almeida © 2021

Music: "Ell of the Ow" by Scott Gailey.
Courtesy of Scott Gailey.

ORTSERKUNDUNG SAUEN

This short video was produced in two days by Floris Morlok and myself, as students at the Universität der Künste Berlin, while on a week-long workshop retreat with Anna Anders' Bewegtbild Class in Sauen, Brandenburng. Tasked with simply: "Orsterkundung", german for "local exploration", everything was improvised and shot on a smartphone.

Direction, Performance, Camerawork, Video-editing: Rafael d'Almeida & Floris Morlok.

Rafael d’Almeida & Floris Morlok © 2019

Music 1: Unkown japanese classical music.
Music 2: "Anon: La quinte Estampie Real by David Munrow: Early Music Consort Of London".

BLEIB WACH

Music video for MC BOMBER and DJ RECKLESS produced as part of DOWNTOWN.­DESTRUCTION.­PRODUCTIONS.

Direction, Camerawork, Video-editing, Post-production: Boris Dewjiatkin, Rafael d'Almeida.

DOWNTOWN.­DESTRUCTION.­PRODUCT­IONS © 2020