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2BR02B: To Be or Naught To Be

Set in a dystopian future where population is strictly controlled, a Father waits for his children to be born. In a deserted hospital waiting room, one man must ask himself exactly what he is willing to do, to give his children a chance at life, any life at all.

The list of accolades of this short film includes: Official Selection at HollyShorts Film Festival (Oscar-qualifying), Official Selection at Lund International Fantastic Film Festival (Melies d'Or-qualifying), Best Sci-Fi Short Film winner and Best Screenplay nomination at Sydney Indie Film Festival, Best Sci-Fi Short Film winner at Fan Fiction Film Festival, Best Short Film nomination at A Night of Horror / Fantastic Planet Film Festival, Best Picture nomination at The Golden Blasters Film Festival, Finalist at Canada Shorts Film Festival, Official Selection at Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival, Official Selection at Eerie Horror Film Festival, Official Selection at London International Sci-Fi Festival and Official Selection at many other international film festivals around the world.

  • Marco Checa Garcia
    Life of Pi, Game of Thrones, Iron Man 3, District 9, Captain America
  • Derek Ryan (screenplay by)
  • Kurt Vonnegut (story by)
  • Artin John
    Death Note, The X Files Revival, iZombie, Emily Owens M.D., Supernatural, Lucifer, Arrow, The Returned, The Tomorrow People
  • Derek Ryan
  • Melissa Roxburgh
    Key Cast
    Star Trek, Legends of Tomorrow, Supernatural
  • Artin John
    Key Cast
  • Jason Diablo
    Key Cast
    2012, The fantastic 4 , Arrow, Masters of Science Fiction
  • Tyler Johnston
    Key Cast
    The Killing
  • Mackenzie Gray
    Key Cast
    Legions FX, Fargo Season 2, Man of Steal
  • William B. Davis
    Key Cast
    Best known for being The X Files Smoking Man
  • Martin Cantwell (BAFTA WINNER)
    Sound Designer
    Kingsman Secret Service 1 and 2, Harry Potter, Casino Royale
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    sci fi
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 8, 2017
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    HD Arri Alexa
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Director Biography - Marco Checa Garcia

Marco Checa Garcia is a Montreal based Director who started his career 15 years ago working as Visual Effects Artist in some of the most prestigious VFX studios around the world, working in more than 40 feature films. His credits as VFX artist include Hollywood blockbusters and TV shows like "Game of Thrones", "Life of Pi", "Iron Man 3", “Tron Legacy”, “Thor”, “District 9” and many others.
His work as Director includes music videos with an extreme and innovate visual style and the short film "2BR02B: To Be or Naught To Be", based in the classic sci-fi Kurt Vonnegut's story. This short film had a quite successful international film festival run, winning more than twenty awards and official selections.

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