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.
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.