Max Colt

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Max Colt
Born
Maksym Chyzhevskyy

(1982-12-10) December 10, 1982 (age 36)[1]
ResidenceLos Angeles
NationalityUkrainian
OccupationVisual Effects Producer
Years active2010–present
Home townLos Angeles, California
Spouse(s)Valeriya Valeyeva
ChildrenEva Colt
Websitewww.maxcolt.com

Max Colt' (born Maksym Chyzhevskyy in Alchevsk, Ukraine) is a visual effects producer and supervisor. He won MTV Video Music Award in 2015 for Best Visual Effects for his work on music video for Justin Bieber, Skrillex and Diplo and 2016 MTV Video Music Award for Coldplay "Up&Up" music video. He has produced visual effects for music videos for artists such as Britney Spears, Imagine Dragons, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Foals, Ariana Grande and Shakira.

Early career[edit]

Early in his career, Max spent time working as a Creative director for an advertising firm with brands including Coca-Cola, Henkel, and Procter & Gamble. He participated in Ukrainian national video projects such as: Pray for Ukraine, directed by Evgeny Afineevsky,[2]

Max moved to Los Angeles in 2014 where he began working on music videos, commercials and feature films.[3]

Present career[edit]

Colt now spends most of his time in visual effects. Since 2010, he has been involved in more than 200 music videos, several short and feature films and nearly 20 commercials.[4]

Awards[edit]

2015 the MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects with Skrillex and Diplo for Justin Bieber's "Where Are Ü Now." [5]

2016 MTV Music Video Awards for Best Visual Effects with Coldplay.

2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity / Film Craft (Silver) with Coldplay - "UP&UP"

Films[edit]

Commercials[edit]

  • Nike Commercial 2016

Music videography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1197). Mar 9, 2012. p. 26.
  2. ^ "Pray for Ukraine (2015)". IMDb. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  3. ^ "VFX Company GloriaFX Opens Los Angeles Office". VideoStatic. 2014-12-01. Retrieved 2015-09-28.
  4. ^ "Meet The Four-Time VMA Nominee You've Never Heard Of". TheCelebrityauction.co. 2015-08-19. Retrieved 2015-09-28.
  5. ^ "2015 MTV VMAs: See The Full Winners List". MTV News. Retrieved 3 October 2015.

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