Rafi Nizam is a multi-disciplined independent Creative Consultant & Media Executive who originates and develops IP and global transmedia franchises. Rafi helps tech companies bring meaning to their amazing technology through character-driven storytelling. He also helps traditional media and entertainment studios advance their production capabilities through Virtual Production, XR and Realtime.
Influencer and thought-leader in XR and Virtual Production, Rafi Nizam is an independent Creative Consultant and Media Executive who originates and develops IP and global transmedia franchises in Entertainment.
His career includes art direction for advertising agencies, leading creative at Sony Pictures, developing children's TV at BBC, Global Creative Director at NBCUniversal and subsequently Global VP Creative for Immersive Entertainment at NBCUniversal. In the latter, Rafi led Creative Innovation, Strategy, Narrative Design and Visual Development across traditional and emerging media with a focus on Animation, XR, Real-time and Virtual Production.
In parallel, Rafi is an award-winning independent Animator, Director and Character Designer. So, alongside the management and executive path he has always nurtured his craft as a hands-one independent creator.
Through his consultancy, Rafi helps tech companies bring meaning to their amazing technology through character-driven storytelling. He also helps traditional media and entertainment studios advance their production capabilities with creator-friendly choices in tech.
Rafi is Chief Creative Officer at Masterpiece Studio, a tech company that makes professional 3D creation possible for the rest of us, he is also Head of Story at Opis Group, makers of the free-to-play blockchain game OpiPets.
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