Rafi Nizam (rafianimates) is an award-winning independent Animator, Director, Story Artist and Character Designer from London. His work has won awards at British and International festivals notably for animated music videos, character designs and live-action promos.
Alongside his independent work, Rafi is a multidisciplined Creative and Storyteller with 15+ years experience in Entertainment, Broadcast, Film, Advertising, Marketing and PR environments across film, animation and virtual reality production, web/social campaigns, on-air promotions, traditional and digital media with a focus on entertainment products and properties.
Rafi is currently Vice President Creative at NBCUniversal International where he has developed and directed award-winning work for a raft of properties in different media – including linear, digital and virtual reality.
Halcyon VR App --- GOLD Digital/Product --- 2016 London Design Awards
Bates Motel --- BRONZE Campaign --- 2015 Promax Global Excellence Awards
Bates Motel --- SILVER Best Campaign --- 2015 PromaxBDA Europe Awards
Bates Motel --- GOLD Best Fiction --- 2014 Eyes & Ears Awards
Bates Motel --- GOLD Audio Design --- 2014 Eyes & Ears Awards
Bates Motel --- GOLD Best Director --- 2014 Kinsale Shark Awards
Bates Motel --- GOLD Best Editing --- 2014 Kinsale Shark Awards
Bates Motel --- GOLD Best Campaign --- 2014 Kinsale Shark Awards
Bates Motel --- SILVER Best Sound --- 2014 Kinsale Shark Awards
Bates Motel --- BRONZE Best Drama --- 2014 Kinsale Shark Awards
Follow The Legs --- GOLD Best Film --- 2009 Bitfilm Awards
Faulty Choirs --- Best Character Design --- 2009 Digital Artist Awards