I'm Ariel Costa

Creative / Animation Director based in Los Angeles, CA.
What's BlinkMyBrainIt's my creative studio/space. I help studios, production companies, agencies and all sorts of clients to solve creative and visual problems.
I bring ideas to live and make the message to go forward.

I'm not a tool, I'm the attitude. 

I have a large experience in motion graphics and during my journey, I had a blast for having amazing clients such as Marvel Animation,Spotify, Adidas, Warner Music, Focus Films, The New York Times, Facebook among great others.
In the Music Industry, I was lucky enough to direct music videos for the greatest LED ZEPPELIN, GREEN DAY, MASTODON and working closely creating content for LINKING PARK, 30 SECONDS TO MARS, RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS, PANIC AT THE DISCO among great others.

In the film industry, I love working with documentaries and titles. You can see my latest work on the big screen by watching the incredible WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? I'm super proud of this one.

As BlinkMyBrain, I don't care about styles; I care about good taste, fun and being different.
Don't do it for the prizes, but my mom is proud of them.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS.
 
-Sundance 2018  Official Selection.

-CANNES Festival 2015 (Short Film)
Official Selection

-BassAwards 2014
Gold - Best Videomusic

-TELLY Awards 2014 
Best Animation 

-PIXIE Awards Gold 2014
Best VideoMusic

-PIXIE Awards Gold 2014
Best Fun Animation

-PIXIE Awards Platinum 2014
Best Animation

-BANFF2014
Honorable Mention - Best in Entertainment

-Promax2014 - Silver
Interstitial/“Promo Talent”/Movie Wraps

-Promax2014 - Silver
Art Direction and Design: Interstitial Short Form Campaign

-Promax2014 - Bronze
General Channel Image Spot

-Los Angeles Movies Awards 2014
Gold - Best Short Documentary

-HOLLYWOOD Film Festival 2014
Official Selection

-RIIFF 2014 (Acadamy Awards Certified)
Official Selection

-LA Short Fest 2014 (Acadamy Awards Certified)
Official Selection
Short

-Montreal Film Festival 2014
Official Selection

-Vancouver Film Festival 2014
Official Selection

-New FilmMakers LA 2014
Official Selection

-FIA 2013
Best Short Advertising / Video

-DV Awards 2013
Best Music Video

-Colunistas 2011
Best Advertising

-MTV Brazil Music Awards 2007
Finalist Best Videomusic 

-Premio Multishow 2007
Best VideoMusic

-GRAMADO Festival 2004
Finalist Best Short

PRESS (Online & Paper)

-Motionographer
-Stashmedia
-Computer Arts -BR
-Computer Arts-UK
-Fubiz
-CG Advertising
-Post Magzine
-Etapes
-Promax Brief 
-Anim. World Network 
-StyleFrames NY
-WideMagazine
-IDN World Magazine
-Creative Review - UK
-Motional
-FromUpToNorth
-Mattrunks
-CreativeBubble
-Abduzeedo
-EverythingVisual
-Motion Served

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EXBHITIONS & EVENTS

- Festival Della Criativittà - Italy 
-Promax - USA       
-Photo Museum Art Space - Netherlands 
-Cut&PAste (JUDGE) - Brazil 
-Motion Conference 2013 - USA
-SEE NO EVIL - England 
-PauseFest - Australia 
-PixelShow - Brazil 
-DRC conference
-First 3M Exbhition of Art -Brazil 
-Hollygrove at Chinese Theatre - USA
-Motion Conference 2014 - USA 


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