Ciclope Festival has announced its 2019 shortlists, based on the scores given by the Executive Jury and the Grand Jury during the first round of judging, held online, and the winners of this year’s regional shows: Ciclope Africa, Ciclope Latino And Ciclope Asia.
All finalists will be screened at Kino International, in Berlin, during Ciclope Festival, on November 8 & 9.
Winners will be decided by the Executive Jury during an in-person judging session, where the panel will deliver one Bronze, one Silver and one Gold trophy in each category, and may award a Grand Prix per section.
The Executive Jury will be chaired by Dinah Rodriguez, executive producer at Park Pictures; Robin Shenfield, co-founder and chief executive officer at The Mill; and Seth Wilson, managing director and executive producer at Somesuch.
Find the complete list of jurors here.
Australians shortlisted in Direction, Cinematography and Low Budget are:
Kim Gehrig: Viva la Vulva, Direction over 180 seconds, with Somesuch & AMV BBDO for Libresse
Dream Crazier, Direction 90 – 180 seconds, with Somesuch & Wieden + Kennedy Portland for Nike
Steve Rogers: Great Stories Stay With You, Direction Under 90 seconds, with Somesuch & Droga5 London for Amazon Prime (x 5)
Next Episode, Direction 90 -180 seconds, with Biscuit Filmworks & Wieden + Kennedy Portland for Old Spice
Christopher Riggert: Wedding Speech, Direction 90 -180 seconds, with Finch & Colenso BBDO for Spark
Jeremy Rouse: Scars, Cinematography, with Scoundrel, director Michael Spiccia & BMF for TAL Insurance
Finch: For Fun’s Sake, Low Budget, with director Alex Roberts & Deloitte Digital
Find all shortlisted entrants here:
The winners will be announced in the Awards Ceremony at Delphi Filmpalast, on November 8, after two days of inspiring talks & panels by leadiers such as Ellen Kuras, Traktor, David Kolbusz (Droga5 London), Damir Maric (Mercedes-Benz), David Rolfe (BBDO) and directors, Miles Jay, Sheila Johansson and Ian Pons Jewell.