Patrick Milling-Smith, Co-Founder and CEO of SMUGGLER (one of the winners of the Production Company of the Year award at CICLOPE Festival 2022), chatted with us about the birth of the company (20 years ago!) and its evolution.
  • December 21, 2022
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 Iconoclast was one of the winners of the Production Company of the Year award at CICLOPE Festival 2022. Check this interview with Alexis Delanoue, Tim Augustin and Nicolas Blankenhorn, from the German office, to learn more about their work.
  • December 15, 2022
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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!
  • November 7, 2022
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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. 
  • October 31, 2022
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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.
  • October 27, 2022
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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.
  • October 6, 2022
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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.
  • September 27, 2022
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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.
  • September 20, 2022
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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.
  • July 26, 2022
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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.
  • June 7, 2022
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