Finch, BWM Dentsu and director, Brett Ludeman, have won the Gold award in Live Experience in A Special Section, for Project Revoice for the ALS Association.
About 700 producers and creatives from all over the world got together, exchanged ideas and then applauded the best work of the year at Ciclope Festival 2018 on November 8 and 9 in Berlin.
The awards jury was chaired by Lisa Margulis managing director and executive producer of The Directors Bureau; Ali Brown, vice president and executive producer of Prettybird and Rupert Reynolds-MacLean, managing director of Biscuit Filmworks. From 1,000 entries, it chose the best works in 37 categories divided in four sections: Brand Content / Short Form, Brand Content / Long Form, Music Videos and A Special Section.
More than 100 entries were awarded. Three received a Grand Prix:
- Apple – Welcome home, directed by Spike Jonze, produced by MJZ and created by TBWA\Media Arts Lab
- Ubisoft – Baptism, directed by Martin de Thurah, produced by Henry and created by DDB Paris
- Childish Gambino – This is America, directed by Hiro Murai and produced by Doomsday Entertainment.
Special awards were based on accumulated points. They were given to:
- Production Company of the Year: MJZ
- Director of the Year: Martin de Thurah
- Animation Company of the Year: Passion Animation Studios
- Visual Effects Company of the Year: MPC
- Editing Company of the Year: Work Editorial
- Sound Company of the Year: 750 MPH
- Music Company of the Year: White Horse Music
- Agency of the Year: TBWA \ Media Arts Lab
Find the complete list of winners here.
The line-up of speakers included visual artist, David LaChapelle, Lance Acord, director, cinematographer of films such as Lost in Translation or Being John Malkovich; Academy-award winning editor, Kirk Baxter (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button); Richard Brim, chief creative officer of adam&eveDDB; Jenny Pham, director of brand communications at Adidas Originals; Carl Johnson, founding partner of Anomaly; costume designer, Sara Sensoy; and directors, Crystal Moselle, James Rouse and Emmanuel Adjei.