MANEKI NEKO | FORTUNE CAT | 35MM | SHORT FILM | DIRECTORRedemption of a cruel, relentless life becomes an obsession for Theo, a former member of a yakuza gang haunted by his past. He finds in Ana, a girl working at a seven-eleven that dreams of traveling to Okinawa, the purity that he has been seeking. This 35 mm short film has win several awards such as Gold Remi Award at Houston WorldFest and Kodak Cinematography Filmschool Competition. It has been selected in numerous festivals worldwide. Premiered at Seminci. CAST: Javier Lomas, Laura Pomar, Akihiko Serikawa, Iñaki Biarte and Marco Ogo.CREW: Jorge Martínez and Germán Talavera (Script), Simao Braz (Producer), Amparo de Miguel (Cinematographer), Beatriz Lendínez and Fernando Hevia (Art Directors), Alberto Froufe and Raúl Fernandez (Editing), Julio Cuspinera (Sound) and Raquel Arenas (MU artist).
KEEP YOUR EYES IN THE SKY | SHORT FILM | DIRECTOR & EDITORThis is a very short film shot as an exercise in post-production. It is a science fiction fan film about a silent alien invasion. In this world, aliens have arrived in broad day light but no one seems to notice them because they have a hypnotic camouflage. Shot with a Canon C100 in 2016. Footage of the spaceship is from District 9.
AGATHA & DANIEL | SHORT FILM | DIRECTORTwo friends with benefits wake up after a crazy night. Agatha is flying back to her country but Daniel isn't comfortable about it. Agatha & Daniel is a short film created between friends. I had an idea of the story that I wanted to tell and I explained it to the actors. They understood it and made it their own. It's a short film fruit of improvisation. We shot this film with a very small crew. The Ecuatorian cinematographer Daniel Montenegro, Roberto León as Assistant Director and Sound Operator, Mario Elices as a runner and Production Assistant and myself as a Director.
FUEGO CRUZADO | CROSSFIRE | SHORT FILM | DIRECTORCrossfire is a student's short film shot in 2007 on Betacam HD. It is a film noir genre film about two policemen in love with the same woman. CAST: Luís M. Arasa, Juanjo Leza, Juan Pedro Schwartz, Isabel Cayuela, Nacho San Pedro and Karina Moscol.
MIRROR LAKE | FEATURE FILM UNDER DEVELOPMENT | CINEMATOGRAPHERMirror Lake is a long feature film project set in the Chinese Cultural Revolution years. It's the story of two sisters surviving in a society ruled by men. I spent four month living in rural China shooting B-Roll footage and taking photographs of locations. The project is on stand-by, however. THIS PROJECT HAS NOT YET BEEN RELEASED. ONLY SCREENSHOTS ARE AVAILABLE.
MAÑANA | TOMORROW MORNING | SHORT FILM | CINEMATOGRAPHERMañana (a two meaning word in Spanish for morning and tomorrow) is a very short film about obsession and voyeurism. Shot with a Canon 7D Mark II in 2011. Directed by Juanjo Rueda and produced by La Marmota.
EL ZOMBI Y EL MADROÑO | THE ZOMBIE AND THE ARBUSTUS |TV SERIES PILOT EPISODE | CINEMATOGRAPHERThe Zombie And The Arbustus, a reference to Madrid's coat of arms, is a comedy TV series set in Madrid in a Zombie Apocalipse. Two friends try to escape from the city before it collapses but one of them has just ended up his relationship with his girlfriend and wants to rescue her. THIS PROJECT HASN'T BEEN RELEASED YET. ONLY SCREENSHOTS ARE AVAILABLE.
SIBONEY | SHORT FILM | CINEMATOGRAPHERTwo drug addicts wander in the streets of Madrid looking for their next fix.Shot with a Canon 5D Mark II in 2010. Directed by Juanjo Rueda and produced by La Marmota.
GOOD ENOUGH | SHORT FILM | CINEMATOGRAPHERThree students throw a wild party. Next morning the consequences are disastrous.Comedy short film directed by Ami Tajiri. Produced by Royal Holloway University of London.Shot with Canon C100 and Samnyang prime lenses. THIS PROJECT HASN'T BEEN RELEASED YET. ONLY SCREENSHOTS ARE AVAILABLE.
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