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Director for Passion Pictures, concept artist for Luma Pictures

Lip Comarella, born and raised in the heart of the Alps in very very very north Italy, is currently based in Vienna, Austria.


He is an award winning visual development artist and animation director currently working together with Simon Griesser as a directing duo for Passion Animation Studios.

Since 2011 he runs the animation and production unit Salon Alpin.

Lip focuses on simple, emotional storytelling, tool agnostic design and communication principles, as well as stylized shape design.

He is a strong advocate for Sauna and Steambath and never fails to underline its therapeutic properties.


Over the recent years his projects have been honored with awards like the Apple Design Award, several Cannes Gold Lions and Red Dot Awards.

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