Power vs. Style: An international B-Boying contest offers plenty character inspiration to drool upon. Mate Steinforth and his Berlin Breakers designed and produced this fly announcement trailer for the 2011 Breakdance Competition in Moscow.

Meet the four heroes of contemporary breakdancing, portrayed in a stylized fashion in which today’s urban culture meets Russia’s rich historic influences. Let the battle begin!


Client: Red Bull GmbH, Austria

Agency: Kastner & Partners, Frankfur

Production Company: Sehsucht Berlin GmbH & Co. KG
Director: Mate Steinforth
Art Direction: Philipp Brömme, Helge Kiehl
Design: Mate Steinforth, Julius Brockelmann, Jonas Littke, Christian Zschunke, Ronny Schmidt,
3D: Philipp Brömme, Vitaly Grossmann, Ronny Schmidt
Animation: Matthias Knappe, Lars Krüger
2D Animation: Helge Kiehl, Philipp Rudler
Compositing: Helge Kiehl, Christina Agapitou, Christian Zschunke
Producer: Julia Rudloff, Christian Jacks

Music & Sound Design: Michael Fakesch