Documentarian Lauren Greenfield sat down with us to talk about the newly formed INSTITUTE, her upcoming projects and the works she's the proudest of. She will be talking more about her career at the festival on November 9th so be sure to join her!
Acclaimed cinematographer Autumn Durald Arkapaw, know for her work in Loki and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, sat down with us to tell us a little bit more about her filmmaking passion, her career and the impact these last two projects had on her.
In the latest of our interviews, CICLOPE chatted with Ali Brown, President of Prettybird, and one of the speakers that'll head the Panel: Building a Director on the third day of the festival. She shares her knowledge on how to make it in the industry and advices new directors to never give up.
In the latest of our interviews, CICLOPE chatted with Michael Ritchie, Managing Director and Co-owner of Revolver, and one of the jury presidents in the Production Panel this year. His views on the industry changes over the years and how to help young talent enter a creative career.
David Lee is the Chief Creative Officer of Squarespace, leading their award-winning creative team whose work encapsulates all creative, design and production efforts for the company. Before judging and jumping on stage in Berlin, he shared some ideas and advices with CICLOPE.
Managing Director and Executive Producer at Iconoclast Paris (and President of CICLOPE Festival’s Music Video jury panel!), sat down with us to share her thoughts on the industry and why she wanted to be part of this year’s event.
Based in Cape Town, Emilie is a young audacious director and storyteller, a promising voice in the new generation of South African creatives. "Strangers", for Dom Dolla ft. Mansionair, is no exception: a captivating and unconventional portrait of young love, awarded Best Music Video at CICLOPE Africa.
In 2022, Mami Wata's "Luck Is Alive" won the Grand Prix at CICLOPE Africa. The film tells the story of an African surfer and an adherent of animism -the belief that inanimate objects and concepts can have a soul-, giving director Paul Ward the chance to create a breathtaking world.
Moby's music video for "My Only Love", directed by Paulo Garcia and produced by Zombie Studios, won the Best Music Video award at CICLOPE Latino 2021. Using some beautiful animation, the film shows the greatness of the forest and the destructive power of mankind.
At CICLOPE Festival 2021, Skrillex's "Butterflies" (directed by Ben Strebel, produced by Biscuit Filmworks, VFX by Electric Theatre Collective) won the Gold for Best Visual Effects in Music Videos. In this Q&A, Tobin Brett, 3D Lead on the project, shares some insights on this haunting film.