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237NP

An alienated man bonds with an extraterrestrial character who's arrives to earth looking for natural resources for his planet, MAxx defies the local authorities to help the alien go back home.

  • Ricardo Pérez
    Director
    Aquel No era YO, Manolete.
  • Óscar Brais Revaldería.
    Director
    ARDE LUCUS, Beast of Burden, The Bicycle.
  • Ricardo Pérez.
    Writer
  • Javier Paniagua
    Writer
  • Óscar Brais Revaldería
    Producer
  • Patrick Cooley
    Key Cast
    Show me a hero, the Blacklist.
  • Kika Magalhaes
    Key Cast
    The eyes of my mother, Tapestry.
  • Jeff Solomon
    Key Cast
    Too Close to the raven, Amish haunting.
  • Alan Thurston
    Key Cast
    Loy, The girl from the wilderness.
  • Latef Roberts
    Key Cast
    Deadline: Crime with Tamron hall.
  • Luca Gianmateo
    Key Cast
    Che.
  • Pedro Piqueras
    Key Cast
    Telecinco noticias.
  • Alexandra Piñeiro
    Key Cast
    The doughnut dance.
  • Maria Morla
    Production Design
    Arde Lucus
  • Ivan Vivas
    Original Soundtrack
  • Marcelo Borja
    Director of photography
    Workaholic, Lucky day.
  • Felipe Morell
    Associate producer
  • Pilar Prieto
    Associate producer
  • Sofia Grosso
    Associate producer
  • Maria Dolores Prieto
    Associate producer
  • Marta Samalea
    Associate producer
  • Alberto Danuzio
    Supporting actor
  • Ken Stanzil
    Supporting actor
  • John Ivan Moquete
    Supporting actor
  • Rita Gorun
    Supporting actor
  • Mirza Ashan
    Supporting actor
  • Pedro Piqueras
    Supporting actor
  • Louis Nogueira
    Supporting actor
  • Luca Gianmateo
    Supporting actor
  • Jeff Solomon
    Voice over
  • Elise Arsenault
    Voice over
  • Marcel Arsenault
    Voice over
  • David Delgado
    Digital Effects
  • Ricardo Perez
    Digital Effects
  • Arturo Paiva
    3D Animation
  • Juan Pedro Tejeda
    3D Animation
  • Jose Pablo Cubero
    Publicist
  • Carlos Amaral Baptista
    Assistant director
  • Ivy Yu
    Assistant director
  • Andrey Trevgoda
    Assistant Camera
  • Mateo Salcedo
    Assistant Camera
  • Alfredo Plessmann
    Gaffer
  • Julian Guzman
    key Grip
  • Arseniy Grobovnikov
    Grip
  • Jose del Pozo
    Sound Mixer
  • Michael Anzel
    Sound recording
  • Jose Andre Sibaja
    Makeup artist
  • Ludovica Mauri
    Customer
  • Martha herrera
    Production assistant
  • David Borens
    Production assistant
  • Daniel Brieva
    Production assistant
  • Jaime Alaman
    Production assistant
  • Patty Ombao
    Production assistant
  • Louis Nogueira
    Stunts Choreography
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, action, war
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    16,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Spain
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED.
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Hemoglozine 2016 9th Fiction and terror film festival.
    Ciudad Real
    Spain
    October 14, 2016
    Spanish Premiere
  • 6th Algeciras Fantastika
    Algeciras
    Spain
    November 9, 2016
    Finalist.
  • Curtas Film Fest 44th
    Villagarcia de Arousa
    Spain
    November 1, 2016
  • 45th Boston Science Fiction Film Festival
    Boston
    United States
    February 12, 2017
    North American Premiere
  • 50th Houston Worldfest
    Houston
    United States
    April 12, 2017
    TEXAS PREMIERE.
    REMI AWARD. Best Computer generated image, CGI and Mixed Media.
  • World Wide Virtual Film Festival 2017

    February 9, 2017
    AUDIENCE AWARD, Best Short movie.
  • Shorts in Fest
    Madrid, Mallorca
    Spain
    February 8, 2017
  • New York City International Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    April 7, 2017
  • International Independent Permanent Memories Festival
    Ancona
    Italy
    June 9, 2017
    Italian Premiere
    Best Sci-fi short
  • VOB Film Festival - Science Fiction
    Brewster
    United States
    April 28, 2017
  • Best Independents International Filmfestival
    Karlsruhe
    Germany
    May 20, 2017
    Germany Premiere
    BEST CAMERA; BEST EDITING; BEST VFX
  • Malibu west coast international film festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 5, 2017
    Best Sci-fi vision, Best Action movie.
  • FESTIVAL DE CORTOMETRAJES K-LIDOSCOPI
    CUllera
    Spain
    October 10, 2017
    Best art direction
  • Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche
    Elche
    Spain
    October 15, 2017
  • Barcelona Film Festival
    Barcelona
    Spain
    October 17, 2017
    Best editing
  • The Dark Fest
    Los Angeles
    United States
    October 11, 2017
    Best Technological achievement, second place
  • Sydney Indie Film Festival
    Sydney
    Australia
    October 12, 2017
  • Cyborg Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    November 8, 2017
  • Festival Corto Ciudad Real
    Ciudad Real
    Spain
    September 4, 2017
  • Fango Fest Amposta
    Amposta
    Spain
    September 20, 2017
  • Manhattan Film shorts
    New York
    United States
    July 26, 2017
  • Trash Film Festival

    Croatia
    September 7, 2017
    Golden Chainsaw award best Sci-Fi
  • XXIX Marato de cinema fantastic i terror de sants
    Sants
    Spain
    November 8, 2017
  • Berlin Flash Film Festival
    Berlin
    Germany
    November 13, 2017
  • Oniros Film Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    October 10, 2017
    Best Action Choreography
  • Slash and Bash Film Festival
    Kansas City
    United States
    October 24, 2017
  • Festival Rincofest
    Sevilla
    Spain
    November 22, 2017
  • Chandler International Film festival
    Chandler
    United States
    January 12, 2018
  • Delhi shorts International film Festival 17
    Delhi
    India
    November 1, 2017
    Best VFX Jury award
  • Paragon Film Festival
    new york
    United States
    October 31, 2017
  • Montevideo Fantastico
    Montevideo
    Uruguay
    December 29, 2017
Director Biography - Ricardo Pérez, Óscar Brais Revaldería.

Ricardo Perez and Brais Revalderia have been working together for over 10 years, pursuing new opportunities that come their way. As a result they founded CINEXIN Studios, a production company that seeks to bridge the gap between Spain and the United States, connecting and enriching the two cultures.This Action/Sci-Fi short has a duration of approximately 10 minutes and will be presented in a private screening at the Maya Deren Theater in the Anthology Film Archives of New York on April 16th.

Ricardo Perez’s screenplay as well as his interest in shooting it in New York City led Brais Revalderia to embark on the project as he was a second year student of the New York Film Academy master’s program in Filmmaking where he presented the 237NP trailer as his thesis.In addition to the professional experience of both directors, this project has at its disposal the participation of Spanish journalist and news anchor, Pedro Piqueras as well as a cast of first class actors such as Kika Magalhaes, recently deemed by Rolling Stone to be top sensation of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

Part of the funding for this film comes from the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, where a great deal of followers have offered their support so that Ricardo and Brais could make this project a reality.

Brais Revaldería: New York based Galician with over 10 years of experience in the film industry as a director and producer of various short films and documentaries. Additionally, he hascollaborated in more than 60 projects wearing many differenthats. From Director of Photography to Production Assistant, these projects include:Emilio Rodriguez Menéndez: El fugitivo, Mariluz: Retrato de una obsesión for Telecinco, Rondon for Globo TV Brazil, Ali-ens Somalis in transit for Al Jazeera. Revaldería has also worked with world renowned recording artists such as Rubén Blades, Fonseca, Lionel Richie and Rodrigo Suricato and has led projects for NY Fashion Week, Marca Colombia, NBA, Gatorade, and other prominent brands as well as photography exhibits at the International Center of Photography.Among the documentaries Revalderia has directed Arde Lucus is quite noteworthy. With over 30 international awards, it has surpassed its 90th official selection at film festivals worldwide.

Ricardo Perez:Madrid based Andalousian with over 10 years of experience in film, television and advertising for numerous companies such as Airbus, Canal+, Mahou, Repsol, Mapfre, Samsung, Discovery Maxx, Cuatro, Mediaset and PubliEspaña, among others.Among his latest projects the following are noteworthy:-Postproduction for Aquel No Era Yo, a short film by Esteban Crespo, winner of the 2013 Goya for best short film and nominated for the 2014 Oscar in the same category.-Visual and Special Effects & VFX supervisor for the Antena 3 series, Sin Identidad. He also participated in covering the live broadcast of the Baku 2015 1st European Games, employing aerial filming techniques.237NP, though far from being these two filmmakers' debut project, is the first one they're attempting to release internationally and it is their goal that it be screened in film festivals worldwide.

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Director Statement

237NP it´s a SCI-FI movie, related to so many aspects of human mind and society, it shows the fear of humanity to everything that is unknown, the universe, the possibility of the existence of life out there, the ambition of governments from the first world deciding about human people lives from the 3rd world and underdeveloped countries.
The opportunity of having a second chance, Maxx is looking how his life falls apart, and knowing Bicho will give him a chance to redeem about past errors.
It´s also a way to show that sometimes changing you life in a drastic way is good, people has to make a choice and give a chance to change.