Marco Zambetti



Awards and Achievements

Master of Science:  Mathematics

University of Houston - Houston, TX

GPA 3.43

Bachelor of Art:  Digital Media

University of Houston - Houston, TX

GPA 3.8

Other Studies

Boston University

Boston, MA

Fall 1984 to Spring 1986

Undergraduate and Graduate level courses in Computer Science

(GPA 2.8)


Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles, CA

Spring 1982 to Fall 1983

Dual Major in Commercial Art and Technical Illustration

(GPA 3.5)


University of Milan, Faculty of Physics

Milan, Italy

1974 to 1978

(GPA 25/30)


Scientific Lyceum of Bergamo

Bergamo, Italy

Graduated  July 1974,  grade 45/60


Professional training

Courses in life drawing and engraving techniques at the Academy of Fine Art in Bergamo.


Correspondence course in animation techniques followed by independent production of 8mm and 16mm short animations.

From 1972

Member of the "Federazione Italiana Cineforum" - A nationally recognized association dedicated to the promotion of cinematography.

1972 - 1978

Correspondence course in microcomputer electronics.

1985 - 1988



1973 - Winner "Un Fumetto Italiano" ("An Italian Comic strip")

1982 - Third Place "LA Trade College Art contest"

1990 - Siggraph Film and Video Theater for "The Next Giant Leap"

1991 - NASA's Silver Snoopy Award

1993 - Finalist Telly Awards  animation category for "All Systems Go"

1993 - Winner of the graphic of the month (November issue of Compuserve Magazine)

1994 - Houston Film Festival Nomination for "USA Russia Cooperation Video"

1994 - Winner Telly Award for "Lifesat"

1994 - Siggraph 94 Visual Review

1995 - Winner Telly Award for "JSC Video  Montage"

1995 - Winner Telly Award for "Living in Space"

1998 -  Winner Telly Award for “ISS Video”

1999 -  Winner Telly Award for “Space Station Excerpts”



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