Cypress Park

When a shy teen stumbles upon a magic ring from his late father, he's thrust into a race against time to protect a dying tree and save his community from impending darkness. As the stakes rise, he grapples with his confidence and the weight of destiny.

  • Gabriel J Medina
  • Angie Rockey
  • Rodry Soza
  • Roger Cordova
    Key Cast
  • Emmanuel Padilla
    Key Cast
  • Diana Cabuto
    Key Cast
    "Jennie Homes"
  • Rocio Romero
    Director of Photography
  • Maritza Cruz
    Production Designer
  • Jocelyn Koo
  • Tan Onwimon
  • Julia Quiceno
    Ainmation by
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 31, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Southern California
Director Biography - Gabriel J Medina

Gabriel J. Medina is a distinguished Mexican-American writer, director, and producer acclaimed for his compelling documentary “Painter of Dreams,” an Official Selection at NALIP. He has also impressed audiences with his captivating narrative short films “Disposable” and “Eternidad.” A graduate of the prestigious Peter Stark Producing program at USC, Gabriel brings a wealth of talent and expertise to his craft.

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