About José Elizalde

José Elizalde has a degree in Graphic Design and solid experience in visual communication as a result of his work for major firms in audiovisual sphere, animation, photography and design. He has worked in various studios and advertising agencies like Ogilvy to international brands such as Burger King, ING, Levi's, NetSuite, Random House, Santander, Sony Pictures, UNICEF. Over the years some of his works and projects have been stood out on various sites and magazines from all over the world.

In 2008 he undertook the creation of a video platform called "Cip" where different short films and audiovisual works were displayed in the form of Virtual Cinema. This project won several awards and recognitions. Finally Cip becomes a content producer, which currently works with other partners in audiovisual production and visual communication. His first short film "iWas" was awarded by Fede Alvarez as Best Short Film at the Festival of Montevideo and broadcasted on the PBS station THIRTEEN in New York.



Best innovative project of the year for "Cip: Virtual Theatre"

Reel 13

Reel 13 (Thirteen Channel - WNET) Contest best short film for "iWas"


Best entertainment site of the year for "Cip: Virtual Theatre"

Festival de Cine de Montevideo

Best short film for "iWas"

Smashing Magazine

Selected as one of the best posters for "Redesign the Web, Redesign the World"

Festival de Cine de Montevideo

Awarded short film for "Goldie"

Certamen Luis Pugliese

Best narrative short film for "Goldie"