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.
Show Yanagisawa is a film director based in Tokyo, Japan. He began his creative career as an oil painter and live graffiti artist, studying under the prominent contemporary artist Takashi Murakami. His signature abstract approach to filmmaking has earned him a number of the industry’s most prestigious awards.
Another Grand Prix, another extraordinary piece of film craft. Check this conversation with director Steve Rogers, creative director Jason Kreher (Wieden+Kennedy) and production designer Steven Jones-Evans, on their collaborative work for Brawl Stars - “Starr Park”.
In April 2021, Shelflife’s “Stüssy x Nike” won the Grand Prix at CICLOPE Africa. The stunning film, that revolves around the story of a weird dream (really weird…), gave director Marc Sidelsky (Massif / Little League Films) the chance to grow something from scratch and share his original view on how fashion could be communicated.
In 2020, Hutchison Three's “Real 5G: The future”, directed by Ian Pons Jewell, produced by Academy Films with sound by String and Tins, won a Grand Prix at CICLOPE Festival. We had a chat with director Ian Pons Jewell and sound designer Will Cohen to know more about this outstanding piece.
2020 marked the fifth edition of CICLOPE Latino, and we love seeing the growing network of creative talent defining the region.
Ciclope was created to celebrate and unite the best talent working in advertising and moving image around the world. While the current health crisis forced the cancellation of the awards ceremony, we are still excited to recognize the most well-crafted work in Africa.