Vicious Circle

“Vicious Circle” is an interactive music video that utilizes hip-hop & synthwave along with a corresponding visual aesthetic to offer an interactive look at two sides of the same coin. We place ourselves in Kiddo’s shoes for just a moment, as she takes on an imaginative stroll through parallel worlds.

  • Kristen Brancaccio
  • Kristen Brancaccio
    FINNEAS: "Let's fall in Love for The Night", SAM FELDT feat. KESHA: "Stronger"
  • Louie Alfaro
  • Shanelle De Anda
    Key Cast
  • Marcus Sotelo
    Cinematography & Editing
  • Nipun Nair
    Visual Effects & Color
  • Project Type:
    Performance, Interactive Film
  • Genres:
    Music, Hip-Hop, Synthwave, Retro, Cyberpunk
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 6, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Kristen Brancaccio

Kristen Brancaccio got her start in Los Angeles on the HBO directing competition "Project Greenlight" and has since worked full-time as a freelance producer, writer and director. Before then, she was a series regular on The Key of "Awesome", a musical comedy show with 3 billion views on YouTube.

Her producing credits include the music video "Let's Fall In Love For The Night" for FINNEAS which was nominated for a VMA ("Best Alternative Video"), the music video "Stronger" for Sam Feldt feat. Kesha, and the miniseries "Terminator Genisys: The YouTube Chronicles" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lilly Singh. Through Exit Twelve, she wrote and directed the SYFY digital pilot "Resistance" based on the hit Wattpad book "Expiration Date" and her short film "Lost and Found" has 3 million views on YouTube. She was a top 10 finalist on HBO's Project Greenlight with "Day One", a post-apocalyptic short she co-directed and starred in.

She has worked extensively behind the scenes in the digital space, producing for many notable creators and companies including Smosh, Joey Graceffa, Skybound Entertainment and many more.

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