Concrete

"Concrete" is a documentary short film that explores the process of making concrete in Mexico, through the eyes of the workers who work every day in its production. With a technical and artistic approach, the film shows in a detailed and concrete way each step of the process, from the mixing of the materials to the placement of the concrete in the work.

Through sequences of work, "Concrete" highlights the importance of community and brotherhood in this trade, as well as its connection to local culture. The workers show us how teamwork and camaraderie are essential in their work, and how their work contributes to the development of society.

With striking images and an authentic perspective, "Concrete" invites us to reflect on the value of work and culture in our society, at the same time that it shows the beauty and complexity of this material that is so common in our lives, but often ignored in our lives. its origin and production.

  • Oscar Lozoya
    Director
  • Oscar Lozoya
    Writer
  • Oscar Lozoya
    Producer
  • David Maldonado
    Producer
  • Bryan Aleman
    Associated Producer
  • Oscar Lozoya
    Edition
  • Oscar Lozoya
    Sound mixing
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Concreto
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 4 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 8, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Country of Filming:
    Mexico
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • "Perros famélicos" Screening of Oscar Lozoya's Films
    Hidalgo del Parral
    Mexico
    December 19, 2021
Director Biography - Oscar Lozoya

Oscar Lozoya was born in Chihuahua, Mexico in 1998, and from a young age, he discovered his love of cinema. He would often watch Mexican films with his father and found himself fascinated by the way filmmakers could tell stories through the medium of film.
As he grew older, Oscar's love for film only intensified. He spent much of his free time watching movies, studying film theory, and experimenting with his own short films. By the time he was in high school, Oscar knew that he wanted to pursue a career in filmmaking.
After graduating, Oscar decided to enroll in film school in Mexico City. There, he honed his skills in screenwriting, cinematography, and directing, working on a variety of projects and learning from some of the best teachers in the industry.
Upon completing his studies, Oscar returned to Chihuahua, eager to begin his career as a filmmaker. He quickly found work on a variety of local projects, including commercials, music videos, and short films.
When asked about his inspiration, Oscar often cites his father and the Mexican films they watched together when he was a child. He hopes that his work can help bring the stories and culture of Mexico to a wider audience, and inspire others, just as he was inspired.

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