The Hero’s Journey of Marco Dotti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can do what i always want to do. drawing and create

What is my idea of perfect happiness? I love the idea to work in a warm house, outside of a big city. Grew a family there and be payed to do personal projects

What is my greatest fear? it’s to never reach my goals.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I get discouraged very easily, but i’m also very lazy

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? My father. He’s the first person who pushed me in that direction. i will die happy if i’ll become half of what he is

What is my greatest extravagance? I have a lot of them, it’s probably better not to say the greatest one in a public website

On what occasion would I lie? When two friends fight, and they ask my support against the other, i would probably lie to not get involved

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? sometimes i can’t reach a general and commercial taste for the people. this is important to be noted and appreciated by everyone, and not only by a small group of artists

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? it hasn’t happened yet

If I could, what would I change about myself? i definitely would be less lazy, and a more positive and happy person

What is my greatest achievement in work? At the moment, having worked on a hollywood small production

Where would I most like to live? In the most beautiful country in the world, which is my home: Italy. But even any european capital would be ok

What is my most treasured possession? I’m not obsessed with material goods, i would probably say my sketchbooks. or important memories like photos, small presents, etc.

What is my most marked characteristic? other people could answer better on that, but probably it’s black humor and a tragicomic pessimism

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? I live in Milano, a great city with plenty of choice, but i would say my Academy of Fine Arts

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? in Italy you can’t really have preference on that. when we eat in a place, we speak about how we eat in another places!

What books influenced my life and how? All the literature from XIX Century gave to me that passion for history and dark gothic taste.

Who are my favorite writers? Poe, Lovecraft, Tolkien. but also Stevenson, Verne, Conan Doyle. And something more modern like Gaiman, Irvine Welsh and of course Stephen King

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? probably the last Aria from “La Bohème” by Giacomo Puccini

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? I love anti-heroes, that characters who have nothing to lose. that characters who are suffering and look for  redemption

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? I never mythologized anyone in particular. I think real heroes are the men and women who is doing something for the humanity and the planet.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Everything from Kubrick

What role plays art in my life and work? It plays the main role! i always try to relate art with everything. it’s really important to be constantly inspired

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My family

Whom would I like to work with in 2019/2020? ‘m pretty open. i would like to get hired in a studio for a while, to work in a team. i would love to be hired in video games studios like UBISOFT, CD PROJEKT RED, SANTA MONICA STUDIO or MONOLITH PRODUCTIONS and about directors i think my favourite to work with is Guillermo delToro, but i always loved to work for Tim Burton, Gore Verbinski, Terry Gillian and the italian director Matteo Garrone would be a dream! these are just few names, but i could say more. I would also like to work for every historical film or fantasy film.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019/2020? I would like to meet more production designers or art directors

What project, in 2019/2020, am I looking forward to work on? I hope to work for another upcoming movie or maybe a videogame

Where can you see me or my work in 2019/2020? every year, in september i join the great event called Trojan Horse was a Unicorn, which groups all the artists and students around the world

This is my portfolio link:  https://www.artstation.com/marcodotti

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? it means that you can be sad, discouraged, depressed, you can think that never could be worst, but all of these things will be less important only remembering the feelings you have when you do what you love. The research, the process, the things that inspires you.

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story? I would suggest some musicians. it’s another art industry which is very hard to get into

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