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Orpheize

 

2015 | 9 min. | Sci-Fi, Drama | Spain

77 FESTIVALS SELECTIONS – 14 AWARDS, 11 nominations

Synopsis: UigiG needs to go out and feel, like his favourite film’s star. His girlfriend, just like her, loves to smoke and enjoy the authenticity… but that’s before she ceases to exist.

Director Statement: Orpheize is a personal and symbolic short film, about a future where physical doesn’t exist, and everything is mental and telepathic. Anyway, the anguish of a person who needs to escape from it and to feel again. The essential of to recover the authenticity on a bitterly technological world, to feel the nature, physical contact, and even smoking without prohibiting it.

Director / writer / DoP / cut / CGI … Pedro Jaén R.
Produced by … Pedro Jaén R., Aitor Sánchez
Music … Jose Gonzalez Granero
Production assistant … Wilma Menelik
Sound … (Babilonia Recording Studio) Libardo Cardozo Ch, Carlos Andrés Sierra
ADR & foley recordist … Jaime Braid
ADR voice casting … Mariana Achim
Blood SFX … (Efe-X) Esteban Roma, Carmen Martín
English translation … Irina del Río
Logos designer … mpachecotrapiello
Music consultant … Oscar Navarro
Mastering DCP … Mordisco Films

Cast:
Aitor Sánchez … UigiG Kcenh
Araceli Budia … Femme fatale
Alba Peña … Eurydice
Karlos Klaumannsmoller … UigiG (voice)
Antonio Velasco … LIL.O.S.9 (voice)
Mario Mayo … Max

Production Company: UigiG Entertainment

Genres: Short FICTION (Sci-Fi, Drama)
Country: Spain
Release Date: 2015
Runtime: 9 min.
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish, English
Format: DCP 2K
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
Color: Color
Selections / Screenings / Awards

CyBorg Film Festival
Anghiari
Italy

X Festival Joven de Cortometrajes de Huétor Vega
Huétor Vega
Spain

Dare Media UnderGround Short Film Festival
Cork City
Ireland
August 27, 2015
Irish Premiere

CERTAMEN DE CREACION AUDIOVISUAL DE CABRA
Cabra
Spain
September 11, 2015

Trash Film Festival
Varaždin
Croatia
September 11, 2015
Croatian Premiere

FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DEL CORTOMETRAJE “FIC”
Alianza Francesa de Bella Vista, Buenos Aires
Argentina
October 13, 2015
Argentinean Premiere

Acme Film Festival
Longwood, Florida
United States
October 17, 2015
North American Premiere

4th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-15
New Delhi
India
November 1, 2015
Indian Premiere

Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia

Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Sueños de cine
Madrid
Spain
November 19, 2015

Cortopatía
Madrid
Spain
November 27, 2015
Spanish Premiere

Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
Los Angeles, ca
United States
Winner, Award of Recognition: Short Film (SCI-FI), November 2015 Edition

TEXAS ULTIMATE SHORTS
Texas
United States
Best International Sci-Fi Short NOMINATED (Dec 2015)

Los Angeles CineFest
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Wendy’s Shorts
United States
Best International Sci-Fi Short NOMINATED (Dec 2015)

International Independent Film Awards
Encino, CA
United States
Silver Award Winner (Fall 2015) Directing

Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
Los Angeles, CA
United States
December 12, 2015
Californian Premiere
Winner Best SCI-FI ; Best Director Nominee (November 2015)

FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DIGITAL EXPERIMENTAL DE ESPACIO ENTER CANARIAS
Tenerife, Canarias
Spain

Festival de cortos “Jose Francisco Rosado“ Pacas 3.0
Pedro Muñoz
Spain
December 21, 2015

Goldensun Short Film Festival
Zebbug
Malta

Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami Beach, Florida
United States

iChill Manila Int Film Fest
Sampaloc, Manila
Philippines
January 29, 2016
Philippine Premiere

12 Months Film Festival
Cluj-Napoca
Romania
Fiction of the month Winner (2016 January edition)

Silver Dollar Film Festival
Best Science Fiction

Shortfest International
zebbug, na
Malta

The Best Film Fest

Festival International du Court Métrage Clermont-Ferrand (Francia, Market section)

Madhouse Movies Film Festival
Best Sci Fi

Shorty Week Film Fest (Red BARaderos section)
El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz
Spain
March 11, 2016

WorldFest-Houston International Film and Video Festival
Houston, TX
United States
Gold Remi Award

Ukrainian International Short Film Festival
Kiev
Ukraine

Near Nazareth Festival
Afula
Israel

Short Film Corner – Festival de Cannes
Cannes
France
May 18, 2016

The International Horror Hotel
Hudson, Ohio
United States
June 12, 2016
4th place winner in the short Sci-Fi category

Tlanchana Fest, Festival de Cine y Arte Digital
Metepec, Estado de México
Mexico
June 16, 2016
Mexican Premiere

Amarcord Arthouse Television & Video Fest
Chicago, Illinois
United States

Moving Pictures Festival
Antwerpen
Belgium

The Indie Gathering International Film Festival
Hudson, Ohio
United States
Honorable mention award

Move Me Productions Belgium – Short Film Festival
Antwerpen
Belgium

Fargo Fantastic Film Festival
Fargo, ND
United States
September 30, 2016

Kortfilmfestival Kalmthout
Kalmthout
Belgium
October 1, 2016
Belgian Premiere

Slash and Bash Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival
Topeka, Kansas
United States
October 8, 2016

Second Asia International (Wenzhou) Youth Short-Film Exhibition
Suqian, Jiangsu
China

Tenebra Film Fest
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Mexico
October 14, 2016

Headline International Film Festival
New Brunswick
Canada
Award of Excellence

Chandler International Film Festival
Chandler, AZ
United States

North American Film Awards
New Brunswick
Canada
Best Sci-Fi

Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Winner Best Soundtrack / Music score ; NOMINEE FOR Best Narrative Short Film (October 2016)

Galactic Film Fest
Beverly Hills, CA
United States
November 8, 2016

Linares Fantástico
Linares, Nuevo León
Mexico
November 11, 2016

Canadian Diversity Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

IndustryBOOST Competition

BLOW-UP • Chicago International Arthouse FILM FEST
Chicago, Illinois
United States
Best Narrative Short Finalist (Nominee)

MedFF
Siracusa, Sicily
Italy

Direct Monthly Online Film Festival
WINNER OF THE MONTH: BEST FILM OF THE MONTH (November 2016 edition)

Mundo De Sueños Film Festival
Corpus Christi, TX
United States
December 3, 2016
Texan Premiere

I Filmmaker International Film Festival
Marbella, Malaga
Spain
SPECIAL MENTION

Bloodstained Indie Film Festival: Sci-Fi Horror Action
Long Beach, CA
United States

NYC Indie Film Awards
New York
United States
Best Cinematography (December 2016)

5th Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival-16
Mumbai
India
December 21, 2016

Screen Short Fest 16
Kolkata, West Bengal
India

Sci-Fi Underground FilmFest
Munich
Germany
February 12, 2017
German Premiere

International Monthly Film Festival
Copenhagen
Denmark
Nominated: Best Short Film, Best Cinematographer, Best Director (February 2017)

Red Corner Film Festival

Hollywood Screenings Film Festival
Hollywood, CA
United States

Direct Short Online Film Festival

FantaSci Short Film Festival
Orlando, FL
United States

End of Days Film Festival
Orlando, FL
United States

OutlantaCon Short Film Festival
Georgia
United States
May 13, 2017
Best SciFi, Best Production Design

Underground Indie Film Festival – Horror Cult Sci-Fi Fantasy
Apopka, Florida
United States
June 12, 2017

FLY Film Festival
Enid, OK
United States

California Underground Film Festival
Westlake Village, CA
United States
July 12, 2017

Chicago Independent Film Festival
Chicago, Illinois
United States
August 10, 2017

Indie Suspense Horror Sci-Fi Film Festival
Apopka, Florida
United States
October 7, 2017

Fake Flesh Film Fest
kamloops, British Columbia
Canada

International Short Film Festival Beveren
Beveren, Oost-Vlaanderen
Belgium

HOLLYWOOD Media Festival
Best Sci-Fi Short (November 2017 Event)

Montevideo Fantástico 11
Montevideo, Montevideo
Uruguay
December 21, 2018
Uruguayan Premiere

Inshort Film Festival 2018
Lagos
Nigeria

 

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