Breathe (Respira)

Breathe explores a day of training for local Miami boxer Bryan Jimenez who trains one breath at a time.

  • Daniel Betancourt
  • Ivan Meza
    Director of Photography
  • Bryan Jimenez
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Respira (Breathe)
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Drama, Sports
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 14 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 10, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Berlin Flash Film Festival
    Deutsch Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Miami Independent Film Festival
    Miami, FL
    United States
    June 30, 2019
    North American Premiere
    Miami Stories Selection
Director Biography - Daniel Betancourt

Since a young age, Daniel has been drawn to the art of storytelling. He started very early on by creating little animations with stick figures on school notebooks, then using his parents camcorder, and windows movie maker to create tiny films. This early interest led me to a high school TV production class and, eventually, to pursue a Bachelor of Applied Science in Film, Television, and Digital Production at Miami-Dade College.

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Director Statement

This student project was intended to reflect on the day to day efforts local athletes go through. Weighing in at a minute and sixteen seconds we follow local boxer Bryan Jimenez around for a day. We are very proud of this project as we did this with no budget and followed our vision to deliver the film you see today.