Festivals

Ciclope

CICLOPE Festival is the international conference and award show dedicated to craft in moving image.


CICLOPE Festival is the international conference and award show dedicated to craft in moving image. In the last few years, it has become the ultimate platform for directors, creatives, artists, producers and entertainment professionals to network, be inspired and catch up with the latest trends in storytelling. Annually held since 2010, CICLOPE Festival gathers in Berlin world top-notch professionals to share their ideas and know how, to discuss the main issues of the business, to celebrate the best work and to network with colleagues and clients. Because of the high level of people attending and its friendly reputation, many agree that CICLOPE Festival is the best event for effective and enjoyable networking. A conference and an award show merge in a two-day event full of inspiring content and networking activities. The Conference offers inspiring talks and case studies, with speakers such as David LaChapelle, Sir John Hegarty, Tom Kuntz, Roman Coppola, Lance Acord and many other international renowned creatives. The award show is an outstanding showcase and celebration of the very best of the year in commercials, music videos and short films.  In order to build bridges among the industry, the festival also helds three regional events: CICLOPE Latino (in Mexico), CICLOPE Africa (in South Africa) and CICLOPE Asia (in Japan).

WHY SHOULD I?

Why should I attend if I’m a Production Company (either Full Production, Animation, VFX, Digital or Music Company) ?

Because: – You’ll be inspired by the best professionals in the world. – You’ll learn how other people are dealing with the same challenges that you face, and be able to discuss it personally during two days. – You’ll learn how the use of new technologies will change your business in the next three years or so. – By entering your work at the competition you’ll spread your work among the international advertising community, getting brand awareness, recognition and promotion among your potential clients. – You’ll meet your current and potential clients in a intimate event, having the quality time to network and show them your work.

Why should I attend if I’m an Advertising Agency (either Traditional or Digital) ?

Because:

– You’ll see, all together in one place, the best people in the industry who can help you turn your idea into something as good as you imagined. Or even better, they can make it a reality. – You’ll understand how important is for your creative process to be up to date with the latest technologies and how you can use them for your brands. – You’ll raise your production expectations, for sure. – You’ll meet your current and potential clients in a intimate event, having the quality time to network and show them your work.

Why should I attend if I’m a client?

Because:

– You’ll see why craft is so determinant for the effectiveness of your business. – You’ll learn who the main players within the creative industry are and how they can help you to achieve your goals. – You’ll discover new technologies that can possibly change the way you engage consumers. – You’ll raise the expectation and will demand much more from your production partners.

Why should I attend if I’m a student?

Because:

– You’ll see the “real world”, having the opportunity to interact with the best people in the industry working in agencies or production companies. – You’ll understand how all the theory that you learned at school becomes more than theory. – You’ll get tips to avoid the usual mistakes we make when starting out in this business. – You’ll get very valuable contacts for current or future jobs within your country or abroad. – You’ll have the opportunity to witness the best work in the world in animation, CGI, direction, music, and many others, curated by top professionals.