This is Biriba.net, the online journal of Ricardo Biriba —an Animator, Game Developer, Design Enthusiast and Film Lover. It contains thoughts on  animation, movies, books, design, blogging, music and various other subjects .


Ricardo Biriba is a L.A, CA-based animator, filmmaker and game developer. He has worked professionally in the entertainment industry for over twelve years on various animation studios.

Ms. Biriba produces, directs and animates his own independent films and is currently in pre-production for his next short film. He is currently a Lead Animator at Blizzard Entertainment.

Production Experience

Blizzard Entertainment

Lead Animator – Cinematics Dept.

August 2006 to present date

Conspiração Filmes

Senior 3D Character Animator

June/2005 to August 2006

Blur Studio

3D Character Animator

March/2003 to May/2005


3D Character Animator


Globo TV Network

Motion Graphics Designer

September/1997 – October/2000


Motion Graphics Designer

April/1997 – July/1998


Academy of Art College, San Francisco – California

Master of Fine Arts – Computer Animation


Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Bachelor of Graphic design


Teaching Experience

Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro

Animation Instructor


Festivals Screenings

3D Awards Festival, Copenhagen – 2004

Future Film Festival , Bologna – Italy – 2004

Tiburon Film Festival, Tiburon – CA – USA –2003

SAC Cinematheque Office, Seoul Animation Center- Korea –2003

AnimaMundi – Brazil – 2003

Academy of Art College Spring Show – San Francisco – CA – 2003


Academy of Art College Spring Show – San Francisco – CA –2003

Brazilian Government Scholarship – 2000

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