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Il salernitano Andrea Ricca è un caso unico non solo nell’universo web ma nel cinema italiano."

"Divertissements genuini ed ironici, il cui piatto
forte è la CGI molto realistica."






"I suoi numeri sul web fanno girare la testa. In totale, si parla di più di 17 milioni di visualizzazioni solo su YouTube e il risultato è a dir poco strabiliante; non solo a livello visivo: i suoi lavori incarnano alla perfezione la storia della letteratura e del cinema di genere, in cui il reale si scontra col fantastico, portatore di meraviglia, avventura, emozione, ma che alla fine svanisce nella quotidianità terrena."
(Al di là Del Cinema - Intervista 2017)


"Andrea Ricca è una star del Web con oltre 17 milioni di click per i suoi lavori."

"Andrea Ricca e il folle universo dei corti sci-fi-horror, regista esperto di fantascienza e grafica 3D."


"Short films very atmospheric and features impressive CGI monsters."

"There is an energy and exuberance to that films that it is impossible not to be engaged by."  

          RAI TRE


           SFX UK





"It's a very impressive piece of work,
and the special effects are great throughout."

"We enjoyed the short movies one man
filmmaking machine."

"These short movies are pretty cool!"

"If you love it as much as we did
support Andrea Ricca indie horror filmaker."

"Spreading the good word on Andrea Ricca’s achievements."

"Gli alieni di Andrea Ricca sono un fenomeno."

"Andrea Ricca is a man of many talents which really shows in his works. I highly encourage you to subscribe on YouTube. This way you won’t miss any of the cool stuff he puts out in the future. Personally, I haven’t figured out why Hollywood hasn’t snatched this guy up yet."

"Strong do-it-yourself ethic, humor and well done special effects!"

"Aliens Night 2 showcase Ricca’s talent as a storyteller with creativity, passion, and hard work. The time, the sweat, the tears. Ricca bleeds for his work and his vision is clear."

"Aliens Night" racconta di un incontro ravvicinato tra una giovane ricercatrice e un gruppo di alieni appena giunti sulla terra.

"Prodotti rari nel panorama del cinema breve italiano, per via del massiccio utilizzo della computer grafica, seppur nella cornice di limitate risorse economiche".

"Il regista Andrea Ricca è ormai noto in tutto il mondo per i suoi cortometraggi Sci-Fi."

"Splendidi mini-film che richiamano,
il cinema fantastico del passato."

"Andrea Ricca fa della tecnologia strumento
di memoria cinefila e di riflessione
sul valore della fantasia."

"Piccole gemme che hanno ricevuto
gli elogi della Hammer Film."


Andrea Ricca

è un regista indipendente italiano che dal 1998, anno in cui si specializza nella grafica tridimensionale, realizza cortometraggi di fantascienza, con effetti speciali in computer-grafica 3D, che superano i 17 milioni di visualizzazioni su YOUTUBE ottenendo recensioni da alcune delle più importanti testate internazionali come gli americani DREAD CENTRAL.COM, HORROR MOVIE.CA, SCREAM HORROR MAGAZINE, GOREZONE, HORROR SOCIETY, HORRORNEWS.NET, DAILY HORROR, HARROW IN THE HEAD, BLOODY DISGUSTING, FAMOUS MONTERS OF FILMLAND gli italiani: CIAK, NOCTURNO, FILM TV, FANTASCIENZA.COM, HORROR MOVIE.IT, TUTTO DIGITALE, TAXI DRIVERS, MUCCHIO SELVAGGIO, VIDEOMAKERS.NET, sul canale nazionale RAI 3, CIAK MAGAZINE, CINEBLOG.IT, CINEMONITOR, SENTIERI SELVAGGI, oltre che su importanti riviste straniere come ad esempio l’inglese SFX UK, la francese ECRAN FANTASTIQUE, STARBURST ecc.

A questi si aggiungono gli apprezzamenti di Carlo Verdone, della storica casa di produzione "HAMMER FILM", del "FRIGHT NIGHT INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST", della "HORROR SOCIETY", della casa di produzione distribuzione "CGBROS". I corti sono stati selezionati in concorso ufficiale al "VIENNA FRIGHT NIGHT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL", dal "FANTAFESTIVAL", dall'"INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL" ed altri.

I suoi lavori di maggiore successo sono: "SPIDER DANGER" con oltre sei milioni di visualizzazioni online ed "ALIENS NIGHT" con oltre tre milioni di visualizzazioni su YouTube.

I cortometraggi di Andrea Ricca sono stati citati in due tesi di laurea sul cinema di fantascienza italiano: "Il Cinema Italiano di Fantascienza" - Relatore Prof. Roy Menarini ed "Il cinema progettato per il Web" - Relatore Prof. Gian Battista Canova.

Tutti i corti sono stati completamente autoprodotti a budget zero, senza scopo di lucro, senza contributi esterni né retribuzione ai partecipanti, senza nessuna troupe, con il solo ausilio di una videocamera FullHD e di un computer. Soggetto, sceneggiatura, regia, riprese, montaggio, post-produzione ed effetti speciali sono realizzati dall'autore stesso.


Andrea Ricca is an independent director who has realized, since 1998, some Sci-Fi and Horror short movies, with CGI VFX. They reached over 17 million views on YouTube and were welcomed positively by international reviews such as STARBURST, DREAD CENTRAL, HORROR MOVIE.CA, SCREAM HORROR MAGAZINE, SFX UK, GOREZONE, HORROR SOCIETY, HORRORNEWS.NET, HARROW IN THE HEAD, BLOODY DISGUSTING, DAILY HORROR, FAMOUS MONTERS OF FILMLAND, THE CGBROS, FRIGHT NIGHT INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST, the historical "HAMMER FILM", the french “ECRAN FANTASTIQUE”, and many more. All his works are zero budget productions, shot without any troupe, they had no external contributions and made no payment to the sharers. They were realized with the only help of a FullHD Cam and a computer. Writing, shooting, editing, 3D modellation and animation, compositing and post-production was made by the director himself.



"ALIENS NIGHT" got over 3 million views on You Tube and is about a close encounter between a young scientist and some aliens just arrived on the earth. It got some good reviews and critics also from the historical Hammer Film, Fright Film Fest, Slice of Sci-fi , CGBros and more. (7:40 minutes)

The Most Watched

"SPIDER DANGER" got over 6 million views on You Tube and is a tribute to '50s science fiction like "Tarantula" by Jack Arnold. It is about a spider that reach huge dimensions. (5:00 minutes)

"THE GIANT SCORPION" got over 1 million views on You Tube and is an independent sci-fi horror short movie, with 3D graphic special effects, about a scorpion that became giant after the fall of a meteor. "There is an energy and exuberance to the film that it is impossible not to be engaged by." - STARBURST MAGAZINE - (4:00 minutes)

"SPACE MONSTER" is a science fiction short movie, with 3D graphics special effects. It is a tribute to '50s science fiction like "The Thing".  An alien ship crash delivers a monster from space, who will chase a young cop. (3:30 minutes)

"THE FURFANGS" tells the story of mysterious and aggressive creatures who came from the space. It is a tribute to the '80s sci-fi comedy movies like "Critters". "Gremlins", "Ghoulies" etc. (5:00 minutes)

"THE GUARDIAN" is an adventure-horror-fantasy short movie about an archaeologist and an ancient skeletal guardian.
It is inspired from Indiana Jones and the stop-motion creatures by Ray Harryhausen. (4:00 minutes)

"UFO RACE" is a short and ironic sci-fi short movie about a drag race between a car and an alien spaceship. (2:30 minutes)

"THE SPOOKY GHOST" is about a girl inside an house haunted by a prankster ghost. It is inspired from '30 Disney cartoons like "The lonesome ghosts". (7:00 minutes)

"ALIENS WORMS" is a tribute to '90s science fiction like "Tremors". It is about alien worms which falls down on earth. (4:00 minutes)

"THE OUIJA BOARD SECRET" is an independent short film, about a scary ouija seance, that was produced by only one person: the director Andrea Ricca who did the scripting, shooting, acting, editing, special effects, 3d modellation and animation. (2:00 minutes - 2017)

"ALIENS NIGHT 2 - The Greys Return" is a science fiction short movie, with 3D special effects, about a close encounter. It is the sequel of "ALIENS NIGHT" which reached over 2 million views on YouTube. (4.00 minutes)

"THE SPIRIT BOARD" is an horror short film about a girl and an ouija séance gone wrong, shot with zero budget and without any troupe, with the only help of an HD Camera and a Pc. Writing, shooting, editing, 3D modellation and animation, compositing and post-production are made by the director Andrea Ricca. (6:00 minutes)

"SMARTPHONE DEMON" is a one and half minute horror short film about a man that take a photo of himself and the smartphone reveal something evil.

(1:30 minutes)

“THE AMULET OF FEAR” tells the story of a girl who finds an ancient amulet which has the ability to conjure up fears of the man who owns it and when she begins to read an horror book called “The Creature” it will come to life beginning a frightening battle.

"NIGHTMARE ESCAPE" - INTERACTIVE 3D Graphic Horror Adventure.
In this interactive short video you have to escape from the nightmare avoiding the deadly traps. Make the right choice!!

"SHARKARANTULA vs SNAKEORPION". A fake trailer as a tribute/parody to SyFy-Asylum monster movies. Unimaginable creatures, dyrtiest CGI. Our funniest trash guilty pleasure!!!


"It's a very impressive piece of work, and the
special effects are great."

"Is there anything
creepier than a really good spider movie?"

"Andrea Ricca is a great director who's short films are sure to entertain."

"A little jewel rich of special effects."

"It's a nicely-done mix of CGI and live-action and we're very impressed."

"Watch this independent short movie"

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