BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS - CENTURY

GOOGLE - BEST DAY EVER

IKEA - HOTTEST TABLE IN TOWN

SOTHEBY'S - SEIZE THE DAY

BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS - SHADOW

GOOGLE - BUILDING GREEN

Ray Zablocki brings a particular blend of playful, imaginative storytelling and technical expertise. He is known for his creative craftsmanship with live-action, animation, and visual effects. Ray initially honed his multidisciplinary skills in design, technology, and filmmaking while pursuing his degree from Parsons School of Design. As a filmmaker during the rise of online video, Ray was a pioneering content creator for major news outlets including the Associated Press and Condé Nast. Wanting to embrace the full scale of his visual storytelling capabilities, he then turned his focus onto directing, working on high profile projects for global brands, including Google, IKEA, and Benjamin Moore Paints. Ray is currently working as a filmmaker for Turner’s award winning branded content studio, Courageous.

AFFILIATIONS & GUILDS
Courageous Studio
Producers Guild of America
The Hexagon Initiative
Dinette Films

AWARDS
Communicator Award - Branded Content B2B - 2018
Essence Award - International Peace and Film Festival - 2015
1st Place Humanitarian Film Award - My Hero Film Festival - 2015
Big Scare Award, Best Short - Spooky Fest II - 2014
New Media Journalism Award for Audio Production - 2008
Brown Jenkins Award - H.P Lovecraft Film Festival - 2007
Atari Retro Redux Award - Game Design - 2006
High Honors - Parsons School of Design - 2006

FILM FESTIVALS
Poverty Cure International Short Film Festival
International Peace & Film Festival
My Hero International Film Festival
FilmQuest
Iron Mule Comedy Film Festival
Puerto Rico Horror Film Festival
Cthulhu Con
Diabolique International Film Festival
Malta Horror Film Festival
Fright Night Film Festival
Little Terrors - Toronto, CA
Buried Alive Film Festival
Another Hole In The Head Indie Fest
Necronomicon Providence
New York Short Film Festival for the Strange & Unusual
New York Horror Film Festival
H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival - Portland
H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival - LA
Las Vegas Festival of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, & Supernatural
Parsons School of Design Animation & Film Festival

BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS - AURA

MOËT FILM FESTIVAL - THIS IS YOUR MOMENT

BATLAB - SUPER RUSSIAN ROULETTE

RDB - VEC 9

PIXONIC - WALKING WAR ROBOTS

IDEAS 42 - FEEDBACK CARD

GOOGLE - CUSTOM SEARCH

Google - Data Center Tour

SHORT FILMS - TRINITY & DOUBLE CURE

NEW SCHOOL - LES KANTUREK

SHORT FILM - 666 SQ FT

Client: Benjamin Moore Paints
Prod. Co: Courageous Studio
Agency: The Martin Agency

Network: CNN
Air Date: 2018

BM Color Team: Andrea Magno, Nivara Xaykao, Harriette Martins

Director: Ray Zablocki
Line Producer: Liz Roth
Writer: Kimb Luisi
Activations Manager: Brittney Smith
Director of Photography: Andrew Smith
AC: Patrick Racheff
Sound: Chris Callus
HMU: Kristin Horan-Giangeruso
PA/Driver: Matt Chao

Editor: Leland James
Assistant Editor: Bradley Kimbrough
Colorist: Sanja Blau
Sound Mix: Sound Lounge

Client: Benjamin Moore Paints
Prod. Co: Unbundled Underground

BM Color Team: Andrea Magno, Nivara Xaykao,
Carl Minschew, Priscilla Ghaznavi, Hannah Yeo
BM Production Services: Denise Rizzolo

Director: Ray Zablocki
Producer: Noah Lang
Co-Producer/UPM: Derek Rubin
Writer: Ray Zablocki
Director of Photography: Norm Magnuson
AD: Max O'Brasky
1st AC: DJ Carroll
Production Design: Maqui Gaona
Art Production Assistant: Solange Enard
Stylist: Grace Grosvenor
Gaffer: Alex Crowe
Key Grip: Garrett Doermann
Best Boy/Swing: Sam Edgerton
HMU: Jen Suarez
PA/Driver: Kim Vandenberg

Original Music: Chris Pennie
Editor: Ray Zablocki
Visual Effects / Compositing: Ray Zablocki
Colorist: Donatto Boccia
Sound Mix: Jay Pellizzi
Talent: Graci Carli
Voice Talent: Carin Gilfry

Studio Location: Digi-Chrome Studios

Client: Benjamin Moore Paints
Prod. Co: MashNY Productions, Dinette Films

BM Color Team: Ellen O'Neill, Priscilla Ghaznavi,
Andrea Magno, Hannah Yeo, Nivara Xaykao
BM Production Services: Denise Rizzolo

Director: Ray Zablocki
Producer: Michelle Ortega
Writer: Ray Zablocki
Director of Photography: Norm Magnuson
AD: Joy Kim
1st AC: Todd Rawiszer
2nd AC: Yousuke Kiname
2nd Unit Director of Photography: Will Beckley
2nd Unit AC: Doug Durant
Production Design: Alina Smirnova, Nikita Swatkowski
Assistant Camera: Jonah Serfass
Gaffer: Ted Maroney
Key Grip: Brad Morse
Sound: David Tews
PA: Eric Cruz, Rikki Condos

Original Music: Chris Pennie

Editing: Graeme Hagan
VFX / Motion Graphics: Matt Brant
Colorist: Jerome Thelia @ METROPOLIS POST
Sound Mix: David Tews @ Audio Kitchen

Voice Talent: Priscilla Ghaznavi

Client: Google, Inc.
Prod. Co: Studio G, NYC

Director / Writer: Ray Zablocki
Producers: Norm Magnuson, Ray Zablocki
Lead Animation / Character Design: Hélène Park
Minature Set Animation: Ray Zablocki
Production Design: Janet Kim, Junko Shimizu, Joseph O'Sullivan
DP / Sound Design: Norm Magnuson
Editor: Ray Zablocki
Colorist: Jason Crump

Client: Google, Inc.
Prod. Co: Studio G, NYC

Director / Writer: Ray Zablocki
Producer: Michelle Ortega
Director of Photography: Matt Siegel
Camera Operator: Marie Chao
Gaffer: Mike Van Dine
Key Grip: Rick Edmondson
Grip: Nick Boeder
AC: Rai Almanaz
Audio: Fred Runner
Make-Up: Nikol Elaine
Make-Up Assistant: Debra Jaeger

Production Design: Garret Lowe
Production Design assistant: Julia Cooke

Original Music by: A Moment's Worth

Animation and Post by: Expensive Shit
Illustration: James Braithwaite & Alex Kurina
Animation: Josh Raskin, James Braithwaite and Alex Kurina
Editor: Andres Landau
Sound Design: Finlay Braithwaite
Coloring: Zachary Cox
Additional Help by Michael McDougall, Ryan V. Hays, Lauren Pirie, Emily Birnbaum and Tristin Kaufman.

BUILDING GREEN: WATER


BUILDING GREEN: WASTE


BUILDING GREEN: ENERGY


BUILDING GREEN: SPACE


Client: Google, Inc.
Prod. Co: Studio G, NYC

Director / Writer: Ray Zablocki
Producers: Michelle Ortega, Ray Zablocki
Lead Animator: Ri Crawford
Type Animation: Ray Zablocki
Animation Engineer: Tim Scott
Production Designer: Melissa Chow
Fabricators: Sal Denaro, Steve Earthman, Philip Maniaci
Hand Actors: Steve Earthman, Philip Maniaci, Tim Scott, Ray Zablocki
Studio Manager: Chris Turiello
Editor: Ray Zablocki
Music: Chris Pennie
Sound Effects & Mix: David Tews
Digital Effects and Compositing: Dan Melius


BUILDING GREEN BEHIND THE SCENES

Client: IKEA
Pro Co: LHFNY

IKEA Producers: Collette Logan
IKEA Copywriter: Lindsay Hedenskog
IKEA Interior Designer: Marie Blomquist
Talent: Jonah Reider

Executive Producer: Thibaut Estellon
Director: Ray Zablocki
Producer: Robyn Nielsen, Ray Zablocki
Writer: Ray Zablocki
Director of Photography: Albert Salas
1st AD: Joy Kim
Set Dresser: Frank Baran
Stylist: Grace Grosvenor
Assistant Camera: Jonah Serfass
Gaffer: Bob Blankemeier
Key Grip: Andrea Boglioli
Sound: Artem Kulakov
PA: Mark Beckerman, Elliot Isaac

On Set Photographer: Daniel Wester

Editing: Graeme Hagan
Colorist: Natacha Ikoli
Original Music: Chris Pennie
Sound Mix: Kevin Peters @ Gigantic Post

Client: Moët Chandon

Prod. Co: DINETTE FILMS, Digital Bodega, Ghetto Film School
Executive Producer: Iasmel Vasquez
Digital Bodega Creative Director: Juan Del Rio

Agency: ATTENTION
Creative Director: Ben Krantz
VP, Client Services: Rachel Guthermann
Account Director: Courtney Blazer

Director: Ray Zablocki
Producer: Noah Lang
Writer: Ray Zablocki
Director of Photography: Norm Magnuson
AD: Joy Kim
Assistant Producer: Krista Gervon
1st AC: DJ Carroll
Gaffer: Alex Crowe
Key Grip: Ben Logan
Swing: Todd Rawiszer
Sound: Nick Bohun
Production Designer: Alina Smirnova,
Art Assistant: John Arnos
Hair & Makeup: Ashley Marie Christin
Stylist: Grace Grosvenor
Location Manager: Rob Cristiano
Production Assistant: Howard Jones, Chris Ellison
Original Drum Solo: Jon Brick

Editor: Sung Han
Colorist: Joseph Mastantuono @ GoodPost
Sound Mix: Hansdale Hsu

Casting: Allison Twardziak

Cast:
Jon Brick - Lead Drummer
Lorenzo Bonilla
Tom Flynn
Hunter Hoffman
Andrea Weinzierl
Anna Aguilar
Charis Chu
Medgie
Kobie Hamm
Angel

Special Thanks: Light House Films, Alex Bondarev

Sotheby’s Seize the Day: JONAS WOOD


Sotheby’s Seize the Day: RUDOLF STINGEL


Sotheby’s Seize the Day: ANDY WARHOL


Sotheby’s Seize the Day: CINDY SHERMAN


Sotheby’s Seize the Day: DAHN VO


Sotheby’s Seize the Day: BARBARA KRUGER


SEIZE THE DAY

Client: Sotheby's
Prod. Co: LightHouse Films
Director / Writer: Ray Zablocki
Producer: Thibaut Estellon, Ray Zablocki
Cinematographer: Bob Blankemeier
Grip: Mike Keane
AC/Grips: Jonah Serfass, Dominick Bozzi
Production Designer: Shawn Annabel
Production Design Assistant: Andrew Keck
Editor: Ray Zablocki
Colorist: Nick Levanti
Music: Chris Pennie
Sound Design & Mix: Joseph Kelly
Production Assistant: Anne-Sophie Tisseyre

ART MARKET MONITOR: Sotheby’s Debuts Instagram Videos

Client: BATLAB ELECTRONICS
Pro Co: DINETTE FILMS

Director / Writer: Ray Zablocki
Producers: Ray Zablocki, Robyn Nielsen
Director of Photography: Norm Magnuson
Assistant Camera: DJ Carroll
Gaffer: Justin Frabasile
Grip/BTS: Phil Maniaci
Production Design: Cale Hughes
Visual Effects Supervisor: Hugo Marmugi
Sound Recordist: Joseph Kelly
Production Assistants: John Wisneski, Michael Dooley
Editor: Ray Zablocki
Additional Editing: Matt Burke
Visual Effects Artists: Hugo Marmugi, Dan Melius
Colorist: Natacha Ikoli
Original Music: Nick Gargiulo
Additional Music Mixing: Joseph Maniscalco
Sound Design: Joseph Kelly
Sound Mix: Kevin Peters @ Gigantic Post

CAST
Voice Over: Paul Guyet
Nihilism Guy: Brett Glass
Pizza Girl: Tessa Greenberg
Funny Muffin: Jarrod Zayas
The Cowboy: Rob Kurtz
Teddy: Teddy

SPECIAL THANKS
Thibaut Estellon & LHFNY

PRESS
SHOOT ONLINE - Director Ray Zablocki ‘Shoots’ Online Ad For Retro Videogame Super Russian Roulette


Behind the Barrel - Super Russian Roulette

Client: PIXONIC
Pro Co: LHFNY

Director / Writer: Ray Zablocki
Executive Producer: Thibaut Estellon
Producer: Anne Sophie Tisseyre
Director of Photography: Albert Salas
1st AD: Joy Kim
Assistant Camera: Jonah Serfass
Gaffer: Mike Keane
Grip: Maria Cabra
Swing: Govinda Artelle
Production Design: Frank Baran
Production Design Assistant: Frank Oliva
Stylist: Grace Grosvenor
Sound Recordist: Nick Bohun
Production Assistant: Luigi F. Rossi
Driver: Dee Martin

Editing: Graeme Hagan
Visual Effects: Hugo Marmugi
Colorist: Natacha Ikoli
Original Music: Chris Pennie
Sound Design: Joseph Kelly
Sound Mix: Kevin Peters @ Gigantic Post

CAST
Dad: Kent Koren
Son: Jeremiah Burch

Client: VEC 9 Team
Prod. Co: Dinette Films

Director / Producer: Ray Zablocki
Writers: Todd Bailey, Ray Zablocki
DoP: Ray Zablocki
Sound Editing: Joseph Kelly
Voice Talent: Paul Guyet
Soundtrack: Windbreaker

VEC9 was made by Andrew Reitano, Michael Dooley and Todd Bailey.
For more info visit: www.vec9.com


PRESS:

Popular Mechanics - "Avenge the USSR in This Righteous Retro Arcade Game That Never Was" - Giaco Furino

Adafruit - "VEC9: the first vector arcade game to be released in 30 years." - Jessica Califano

Kill Screen Daily - " WELCOME BACK TO THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR WARFARE. IT ISN'T PRETTY" - David Rudin

Hackaday -"ARCADES: DON’T CALL IT A COMEBACK" - Adam Fabio

Geeky Gadgets - "VEC9 Vector Arcade Game Launching November 7th (video)" - Julian Horsey

A tenant spends a sleepless night in his new apartment only to discover a problem that's too much for the landlord to handle.
Watch 666 SQ FT along with many other fantastic horror films on H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival Best of 2015 Collection DVD.

PRESS
Welcome to the Apartment from Hell - FilmBuzz

Trinity

Executive Producer - Lindsay Holmwood
Director - Ray Zablocki
Director of Photography - Kevin Schaefer
Editors - Dan Melius, Ray Zablocki
Music - Chris Pennie
Colorist - Norm Magnuson
Sound Editor - Joe Kelly

Special Thanks:
ECHOES Foundation
Mel Bonder
The Serunjogi Family


Double Cure

Executive Producer - Lindsay Holmwood
Director - Ray Zablocki
Director of Photography - Kevin Schaefer
Editors - Ryan Garretson
Music - Chris Pennie
Colorist - Norm Magnuson
Sound Editor - Joe Kelly
Post Supervisor - Phil Maniaci

Special Thanks:
ECHOES Foundation
Mel Bonder
The Serunjogi Family

Writer & Director: Ray Zablocki
Starring: Michael Graves, Paul Guyet
Director of Photography: Kevin Schaefer
Special Effects Artist: Jennifer Suarez

Sound Design: Bryan Noll
Production Design: Christian Bryant
Assistant Producers: Christina Bryant, Steve Earthman, Paul Mazzella, Lauren Johnert
Editor: Ray Zablocki
Digital Effects: Ray Zablocki, Erica Sakai
Production Assistants: Krista Culhane, Joseph Kelly, Jay Sanders, James Tholke

PRESS

Unfilmable - Binding Silence

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