No Boddy – the unassuming, Midwestern handle of Jeff Boddy – is a process-driven creative leader, director, family man, and nomad currently telling dad jokes at The Mill Chicago. As the Head of Design, he leads an ever-growing team of artists and animators across a broad range of styles. Jeff is also a Creative Director with Mill+, The Mill’s creative studio focused on originating, developing and directing content from concept to finished film. He employs an interdisciplinary approach to directing, including 2D, 3D, cut-out, cel-animation and miniatures. With nearly 20 years of experience, Jeff has spoken about design, animation, and the creative process at a number of universities, agencies, and industry events. No Boddy knows.
Joshua Davis can be considered OFFF's Godfather, the artist who has managed to place it as the reference for creativity. He has been a pioneer in fields such as flash animation, design generated by algorithms and the development of open source tools. His mutant and unmistakable style made him a favorite for brands such as Adobe, Pepsi, Nike or AT&T, institutions like MOMA or artists like Pharrell Williams, Diplo or Deadmau5.
Joëlle is a South African audiovisual artist and designer, living in London, that explores the connection between sound and form. She mastered a wide range of creative fields, from web design to motion, interactive and product design, working for artists like Deadmau5 or clients such as Mira Festival, Serato, Tesco or msngr. In a very experimental approach, she uses frequencies and minimal structures to let the music guide the visuals and emotions.
Musketon is Bert's creative alter ego, a young and ambitious Belgian artist who, in a short time -a little over a decade ago- made a lot of noise using tools such as Photoshop and, especially, Illustrator. His personal style began to captivate creative minds all around the world, turning his passion for graphic design into a profitable career and working for brands such as Vans, Hyundai, Nike, MTV or Mazda, just to name but a few.
Malika Favre is a French artist based in London. Her bold, minimal style – often described as Pop Art meets OpArt – is a striking lesson in the use of positive/negative space and colour. Her unmistakable style has established her as one of the UK’s most sought after graphic artists. Malika’s clients include The New Yorker, Vogue, BAFTA, Sephora and Penguin Books, amongst many others.
Steve Simpson is a Briton settled in Irland with more than 30 years of career behind him. He is world-renowned for his designs of handmade packaging, for his charming characters or for the famously illustrated bar codes. His style is influenced by 50s advertising, folk and art & crafts, and made him won more that 50 awards, thanks to his work for brands such as Jameson, Universal Studios, Harrods or Mini, and other projects for artists such as Ed Sheeran.
Paloma Rincón is a Madrid based, Mexican born artist that creates visual games in the intersection where photography meets sculpture, design, installation or illustration. With a playful and contemporary aesthetic approach, the resulting images showcase interesting worlds where shapes, textures, materials, lights and color blend together, living in harmony. Some of her clients are Ikea, Coca-Cola, Google, Vodafone, Playstation, Ford or Toyota.
Vasava is an agency established in Barcelona in 1997, considered as one of the great national references for design and creativity. They firmly believe in the power of design as a social transformation tool. This attitude made them connect, for more than two decades, to their different audiences and also to brands such as Nike, Comme des Garçons, Hennessy, The Washington Post, Computer Arts or "Late Motiv", an Spanish late-night show.
Hey is a Barcelona graphic design studio specialized in branding, editorial design and illustration, with a fondness for geometries, colors and typographies. The search for new ideas and the continuous intention to step forward in their creative horizons, always with passion, are part of an essence that has managed them to haunt clients such as Apple, Vodafone, Uniqlo, Turkish Airlines, The Wall Street Journal, Inditex, Penguin Random House or Oxfam.
Raúl Ramos and Mireia Ruiz are Cocolia, a Catalan creative studio specialized in art direction, corporative identity, graphic communication, editorial, scenography, pattern design, illustration and artistic projects. Some of their clients are brands such as Absolut, Adidas or Cervezas Alambra or institutions such as Barcelona's City Hall.
Over a decade ago, OFFF Barcelona was born as an event. Today, OFFF is a way of life. OFFF Festival hosts innovative and international talents to share their insightful experiences. It’s the key meeting point for artists and creative minds from all around the world to unite, collaborate and share their passion. OFFF is a community inviting all those whom are eager to learn to participate and get inspired in a journey of conferences, workshops, activities and performances. It is a platform in which artists reveal their work process and demonstrate the importance of the creative industry. OFFF takes place in the heart of Barcelona annually, while it tours the world as OFFF on Tour.
OFFF Sevilla is the first Andalusian date of these itinerant encounters and is the reference in the south of Spain. A place to connect, grow and inspire people through creativity and interdisciplinarity for collaboration opportunities between Sevillian, Andalusian professionals, artists and the OFFF international network. The interest lies in the ability of OFFF to serve as a platform for the exchange of ideas and projects between different artistic collectives. OFFF Sevilla will serve to reinforce and strengthen the creative and business fabric.