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Rafi Nizam

Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder, Falcon and Storm



Rafi Nizam is an independent Showrunner, multi-disciplined Creative Media Executive and co-founder of the story studio Falcon & Storm. A 25-year veteran of the Media and Entertainment industry, Rafi originates and develops scripted IP and global transmedia franchises. 

Rafi is a trained Artist, Entertainment Executive and multi-award-winning Filmmaker and Animator with global recognition. His career includes art direction for advertising agencies, leading creative at Sony Pictures, developing children's TV at BBC, Global Creative Director at NBCUniversal and subsequently Global VP Creative for Immersive Entertainment at NBCUniversal. In the latter, Rafi led Creative Innovation, Strategy, Narrative Design and Visual Development across traditional and emerging media with a focus on Animation, XR, Real-time and Virtual Production.

In parallel, Rafi is an award-winning independent Animator, Director and Character Designer. So, alongside the management and executive path he has always nurtured his craft as a hands-one independent creator.

Through Flacon & Storm, Rafi transforms early-stage tech companies through the power of story and creative excellence. As SVP at Lunar X, Rafi leads the Story and IP Development team to create character-driven shows for all ages. As Chief Creative Officer at Masterpiece Studio, Rafi brings thought-leadership and champions best practices in design-thinking across the organisation to build a next-gen 3D creation platform using Generative AI, Virtual Reality, and Machine Learning.

Rafi is also the creator of Arteana’s Art Squad, an animated series for children featuring vibrant characters who solve problems through the power of art.

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