MIDDLE EAST & NORTHERN AFRICA FILM CRAFT AWARD July 7th, 2022
Call for entries are now open! Don't miss the chance to take part in the first edition of CICLOPE Middle East and find your place among the best in the world. All winners will automatically become finalists in our global awards show CICLOPE Festival, on November in Berlin!
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.
In 2021, SporTV "Let her run" won the Grand Prix at CICLOPE Latino. The film, directed by Rafael Damy and produced by Santeria, shed a light on the discriminatory “gender testing”.
In this Q&A with Jan Tvilling, VFX Supervisor at BaconX, we go through the team’s work in this tender commercial directed by Martin Werner, that won the Gold for Best VFX at CICLOPE Festival 2021.
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. A couple of weeks ago we had a chat with...
Ciclope was founded with the mission to provide a platform for directors, creatives, artists, producers and entertainment professionals to network, to learn from the best global talent, and to inspire future trends in storytelling. While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced...
Vellas is an award winning cinematographer working at the forefront of the film and advertising spaces in Brazil. He is the recipient of dozens of awards and he currently runs his own production company Saigon Films, based in São Paulo. We talked to the longtime Ciclope friend about the production opportunities throughout South America, the pros and cons of shooting in Brazil, and the top three things that keep him inspired.
If passion, creativity, open-mindedness, and ambition to push boundaries were bottled up as a scent, it would be called Eau du Pepe Marais. Pepe is a co-founder and Group Chief Creative Officer of Joe Public United, a purpose-driven brand and communications group in South Africa, whose clients include Chicken Licken, NedBank, Converse and more.