Fernando Livschitz is a handsome young expert in special effects that are perfectly and proprietarily designed to fit the real world in seamless ways. His world has roller coasters zooming through the streets Buenos Aires, lines of airplanes taxiing through a busy intersections, and a thrill rides around the NYC skyline. Livschitz’s short films draw on his background as a photographer and designer. He has won national and international acclaim for his work and his films and photographs have been shown at major art galleries around the world.
His company is Black Sheep Films and clients have included Nissan, Colgate and Coca-Cola. He has a passion for music and mixing images with music. Livschitz has directed music videos for important bands in Latin America. His film Inception Park has received more than four million of views on Vimeo. It won him the Young Directors Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.
Uplifting, dream-like and humorous, his work playfully transposes fantasy elements into meticulously captured contemporary backdrops, some iconic, others mundane, to charming, joyful, gorgeous and mind-boggling effect.
“I try to put a smile on people’s faces. I believe it’s always possible to show the world and ideas in an alternative way, with magic and surprise. As a director, I like to express my point of view through creative thinking.”
You might know his work from his amazing opening shots for CBS’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.