Paolo Cogliati is a character animator, director and artist originally from Rome, Italy. He graduated from Ringling College in 2013 with his thesis film “Serial Taxi”, which has won numerous international awards. The film has been translated in various languages, re-made in live action, broadcasted in Europe, Asia and North America on national television, as well as recently signing a distribution deal in Japan for the big screen.
Andrea Yuu Dentuto worked in Japan as intercalator in Telecom Animation Film, one of the leading worldwide animation studios .
He designed some original stories of Lupin III for Futabasha, the official publisher of this character that is also the official italian historian for numbers of national publications.
He published illustrations for one of the major Japanese newspapers, the Mainichi Shinbun.
He currently lives in Italy, is an illustrator, cartoonist and freelance animator and teaches.
He’s ‘one of the founders of Momiji, the center of Japanese language and culture of Bari, and one of the organizers of B-Geek, the most famous event in Southeast Italian featuring comics, games and video games. Numerous are his appearances in newspapers and magazines.