José Elizalde Moneda

About José Elizalde Moneda

Director and Graphic Designer. Graduated from ORT in Uruguay he has a solid experience in visual communication as a result of his work in audiovisual sphere, animation, photography and design. He has worked in various studios and advertising agencies as Ogilvy to international brands: Burger King, ING, Levi's, NetSuite, Random House, Santander, Sony Pictures, UNICEF.

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 the Hollywood's director Fede Alvarez and screenwriter Rodo Sayagues as Best Short Film at the Festival of Montevideo and broadcasted on the PBS station THIRTEEN in New York.



  • EMPRENDER - Best innovative project of the year for "Cip: Virtual Theatre"
  • REEL 13 - Reel 13 (Thirteen Channel - WNET) Contest best short film for "iWas"
  • PERICOM - Best entertainment site of the year for "Cip: Virtual Theatre"
  • FESTIVAL DE CINE DE MONTEVIDEO - Best short film for "iWas"
  • CERTAMEN LUIS PUGLIESE - Best narrative short film for "Goldie"
  • FESTIVAL DE CINE DE MONTEVIDEO - Awarded short film for "Goldie"