Raffael Dickreuter is a designer and photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. Originally born in Switzerland he has a diverse professional background in film visual effects, design, web, advertising and photography.


As designer and animator he worked on feature films such as Terminator Salvation, The Incredible Hulk, Superman Returns, Iron Man and others.

He has worked for directors such as Steven Spielberg, Zack Snyder (300), Martin Campbell (Casino Royale, Goldeneye) and Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean).

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He founded XSIbase.com in 2002, which became the world’s largest social online community for Softimage visual effects software in a time before Facebook.

In 2009 he developed a virtual camera system which allows directors to scout vitual film sets and action sequences. It has been used on films such as Green Lantern (2011) and Man of Steel (2013).

He created two viral photo projects called “Black Mirror” (2016) and “Iron Man Grounded” (2015) which were featured in the media around the world.


contact:        raffaelphoto@gmail.com




Press: Film Projects




Article Aargauer Zeitung

Swiss Television online

Interview, ShootTheCenterfold

Article, Sonntags Zeitung

Article, Bluewin.ch

Interview, The Art of VFX

Interview, The Terminatorfans.com

Interview, Migros Magazin, Seite 1, Seite 2

Interview, Berner Zeitung

Press: Photography Projects

FSstoppers Interview 

Photoshelter Interview

Blick Interview

my Photo project Black Mirror in the media: