BlinkMyBrain™ is the creative studio of Ariel Costa, an Emmy winner Creative / Animation (mixed-media) Director based in Los Angeles, CA.


BlinkMyBrain™ is not a tool, is the attitude. 



Ariel helps studios, production companies, agencies, and all sorts of clients to solve creative and visual problems, bringing ideas to life and making the message going forward.

With over 14 years in the Motion Graphics industry, Ariel had the chance to collaborate with great clients such as Marvel Animation, Spotify, Adidas, Warner, Focus Films, Netflix, The New York Times, Pinterest, Facebook among great others.

In the Music Industry, He had the opportunity to work in show visual concepts for bands like Panic at the Disco, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and 30 Seconds to Mars.

Ariel Costa also directed music videos for incredible bands like LED ZEPPELIN, GREEN DAY, MASTODON, CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL.

Some of my clients:

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Computer Arts -BR
Computer Arts-UK
CG Advertising
Post Magzine
Promax Brief 
Anim. World Network 
StyleFrames NY

WideMagazineIDN World MagazineCreative Review - UKMotionalFromUpToNorthMattrunksCreativeBubbleAbduzeedoEverythingVisualMotion Served

Grand Jury - NYFAdvertisingAwards​

Festival Della Criativittà - Italy 
Promax - USA       
Photo Museum Art Space - Netherlands 
Cut&PAste (JUDGE) - Brazil 
Motion Conference 2013 - USA
SEE NO EVIL - England 

Press + Events

PauseFest - Australia

PixelShow - Brazil -DRC conference-First 3M Exhibition of Art -Brazil -Hollygrove at Chinese Theatre - USA-Motion Conference 2014 - USA 

Awards + Festivals

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Emmy 2019 - Outstanding New Approach.

Sundance 2018  Official Selection.


CANNES Festival 2015 (Short Film)
Official Selection


BassAwards 2014
Gold - Best Music Video

TELLY Awards 2014 
Best Animation 

PIXIE Awards Gold 2014
Best Music Video

PIXIE Awards Gold 2014
Best Fun Animation

PIXIE Awards Platinum 2014
Best Animation

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

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 Video music 

Premio Multishow 2007
Best VideoMusic

GRAMADO Festival 2004
Finalist Best Short