We've told you before that our Pixels of Fury live-design tournament was going global, and now it's finally happening! Next Saturday, October 19, we're hosting an international edition of the always-intense competition at the Pixel Show in São Paulo, Brazil.
Our first Brazilian showdown will feature drinks, snacks, tunes from DJ Alex Tobio, a photo booth, and an audience napkin-sketch contest, all hosted by popular local personality Melissa Depeyre.
Keep reading to meet the contestants who will be competing for South America's very first Furious Pixel trophy next weekend at Clube Hebraica in São Paulo, then stay tuned to this space for a recap of all the Fury in Brazil after the event!
Charles' first contact with design was in 2003, when he made a logo for the newly created Coletivo Briza. Today, he is responsible for the collective's full visual identity. He's also working on and eco-design project with Materia Brazil, Elphant, and Zebu sustainable media.
Caio loves art in all its aspects. He’s being working as a freelancer for a long time, and believes it leads to constant learning. Caio considers himself a collector of references in everything he sees.
At age of 13, Neto began interning at his first agency. Since then, he has been working in small creative places, alongside people who have been very influential in building his career. He’s always involved in various creative projects.
Leandro has worked at agencies including Contemporânea, Agência3, and DreamFactory, for clients such as Claro, Unilever, and Citibank. His awards include Festival da ABP, Globes Award, and Ibero-Americano de Publicidade.
Melissa is one of the best-known hostesses in São Paulo. She loves music, fashion, and nightlife, and has worked with big Brazilian fashion names like Gloria Coelho, Reinaldo Lourenço, Ellus, and Lino Vilaventura.