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 as Ogilvy to international brands: 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 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.