SHORT FILM - TEASER
A strange family seeks shelter in an abandoned car. They have come a long way in a desperate attempt to rescue their kidnapped mother.
IGNONAUTA is a cinematic experiment by Spanish band TULSA, based in 3 songs composed by Miren Iza exclusively for this project. The short tells the story of a broken heart in its desperate pursuit for happiness.
In 1969 the only fascist dictator who survived WWII, Francisco Franco of Spain, closed the entrance to the British territory of Gibraltar, isolating 30,000 people without food, water, or telephone lines. In his words, “the Rock will fall like ripe fruit”.
“The Rock” is an epic Romeo & Juliet-type love story between the massive Rock of Gibraltar and its neighboring Spanish city of La Linea. Despite being declared enemies by their countries, the people of both cities depended on each other, got married and lived happily with their bilingual children. They used to be inseparable.
Eventually, indoctrination on both sides and Franco’s sudden decision forced the separation of thousands of mixed families. Over 13 years families met at the border every Sunday to look through binoculars at their estranged lovers, brothers, parents and babies – screaming, “Daddy loves you” from a distance.
How could this happen? What is the story behind this tragedy?
Franco is now dead but the pain caused by the closing of the gates scarred the population for life. Gibraltar and La Linea have never gone back to their initial love and the area still seethes with tension.
TV COMMERCIAL (2013)
Second Unit Director.
SHORT DOC (2009)
Damian is a bike mechanic in New York City. This short film set out to figure out his work process but ended up documenting something else as well. If everyone has a fascinating story to tell, this is Damian’s.
CASE STUDY (2015)
Agency: Bravo Young & Rubicam.
Press coverage: Adevee.
Millions of people in Latin America live in extreme poverty, without any access to water, electricity or a home to live in. Most of them are children. The main challenge was to make New York parents stop to sympathize with these kids reality, and what better moment than when picking out bedtime stories for their own children. That’s why the non-profit organization Techo took over children books in bookstores across the city and wrapped them with a custom cover featuring iconic fairy tale characters living in extreme poverty. To launch the initiative Bedtime Stories, hundreds of traditional children’s books were wrapped in these covers and placed in numerous libraries. Parents in New York not only had a chance to learn more about TECHO’s mission to eradicate poverty and build stronger communities across the continent, but also to join their forces as volunteers. More importantly a conversation began between parents and children about the importance of this problem and different ways they can together become an entity for change. Each one of the illustrated covers featured characters like Alice in Wonderland, and Little Red Riding Hood, among other many great tales of all times. Both covers and posters placed in storefronts of libraries featured a call to action that lead to awareness and donation, catching the attention of not only parents but the rest of the community as well.
Advertising Agency:Bravo/Y&R, Miami, USA
Chief Creative Officer:Claudio Lima
Creative Director:Carmelo Rodríguez, Willy Lomana
Art Director:Jesselle Valdes, David Segura, Carmelo Rodríguez
Copywriter:Loipa Ramos, Martín de Ferrari, Willy Lomana
Agency Producer:Carmen Navarrete
Editing and post:Vapor Post
Sound And Music:Elastik Music
SHORT DOC (2010)
Storytellers find their passion.