Ciro Ayala is an Award-Winning music video and film director known for his mind-bending and hyperreal style.
Producing more than 1000 works in Europe, Asia, and America, Ciro has been credited on projects for Paul Oakenfold, DJ Antoine, Armin van Buuren, Audien, Da Hool, Andy Moor, Markus Schulz, Moya Brennan, Matt Goss, Armada Music, Cloud9 Dance, Kontor TV, Studio1Zero and Spinnnin' Records.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
-Dec 2022 - Ciro Ayala's "ELECTRIC ENEMY - TAKE THE WHEEL (Official Music Video)" wins FIRST PLACE at India's Film Festival.
-Feb 2022 - Ciro Ayala's "ARKITEKT OF LOVE (ART FILM)" wins FIRST PLACE for DIGITAL ART (MOTION/ANIMATION) at St. Petersburg "GRAPHICUM's International Art Exhibition/Competition".
-May 2021 - Ciro Ayala's "STRICTLY ELIZABETH - WHAT HAPPENED TO STEPHANIE?" wins BEST ANIMATION at the Los Angeles Rocks International Film Festival.
-April 2021 - Ciro Ayala's "STRICTLY ELIZABETH - WHAT HAPPENED TO STEPHANIE?" wins BEST ANIMATION SHORT at the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival.
-February 2021 - Ciro Ayala's "STRICTLY ELIZABETH - WHAT HAPPENED TO STEPHANIE?" wins BEST MUSIC VIDEO at the Los Angeles Film Awards.
-On November 2015, Ciro Ayala's "BLACK ERA - BARK" Fashion Anti-War Film premiered at the Fashion & Film Istanbul (Turkey) International Event in the Zorlu Performing Arts Center.
-On August 3rd 2014, Ciro Ayala's "BLACK ERA - COURT OF THE ANTS" Fashion Film won for BEST ART DIRECTING at the International Fashion Film Awards 2014 Event in Hollywood, CA.
-On June 7th 2014, Provoke Films' "BLACK ERA - COURT OF THE ANTS" Fashion Film won at the Mercedes-Benz Bokeh SA Fashion Film Festival in the category of BEST VFX on Fashion Film.
-On 2014, Ciro Ayala's "MOTRIZ - HOUSE MUSIC MACHINE" "STERLING ANGEL - VOYEUR" and "BLACK ERA - COURT OF THE ANTS" music videos and fashion film were officially selected by Mercedes Benz to participate in the Bokeh Fashion Film Festival in Cape Town, SA.
-On January 2013, Ciro Ayala's "BLACK ERA - COURT OF THE ANTS" Fashion Film became final finalist of IUFF Festival based in Milan, and was screened for one week in the two main city squares in Milan, in Milan Fair and two days in Teatro Franco Parenti during Milan Fashion Week.
-On August 2011, four of Ciro Ayala's music videos have been recognized as BEST ANIMATION MATERIAL by AUTODESK Inc. for SIGGRAPH 2011: "VOYEUR" MV, "NOTHING ELSE MATTERS" MV, "IT'S A LOVING THING" MV and "LIBERATE" MV.
-On April 2011, Ciro Ayala's SO LONG RADIO and Paul Oakenfold's FIREFLY music videos have been chosen by AUTODESK Inc. as 2011 THE BEST OF THE BEST VFX POST-PRODUCTION.
-On March 2009, Ciro Ayala's first music video, "Think About You", was nominated for an Asia Voice Independent Music Award in the category of Most Mind Blowing Music Video.
-On April 2009, Ciro Ayala was the only foreign director located in Tawan to be selected as representing Asia at the Las Vegas' National Association of Broadcaster Event in 2009, in the categories of VFX and Animation.