Every Moment

Atnan, a middle aged, Albanian family man with anger problems has an argument with his wife and leaves his home. An unexpected encounter will make Atnan realise what the most valuable aspects in life really are.

  • Cristo Fernández
    Director
    One Of A Kind / Fuera De Serie, The Ex, The Water
  • Cristo Fernández
    Writer
    One Of A Kind / Fuera De Serie, The Ex, The Water
  • Cristo Fernández
    Producer
    One Of A Kind / Fuera De Serie, The Ex, The Water
  • Thor Schenker
    Key Cast
    "Atnan"
  • Lori Xhaferi
    Key Cast
    "Zamira"
  • Cristo Fernández
    Key Cast
    "Shpirti Amë"
    One Of A Kind / Fuera De Serie, The Ex, The Water
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Çdo Çast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Country of Filming:
    Albania
  • Language:
    Albanian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital.
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Balkan´s Gate International Film Festival (2018)
    Tirana
    Albania
    October 10, 2018
    Albania
    Official Selection
  • Taxco Film Fest/ Festival Internacional de Cine de Taxco (2019)
    Taxco
    Mexico
    June 14, 2019
    Premiere in Taxco, Guerrero; Mexico
    Official Selection
  • Festival Internacional de Cine Ciudad Madero/ FICCMA (2019)
    Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas
    Mexico
    June 13, 2019
    Premiere in Mexico
    Best Film & Best Photography
Distribution Information
  • Espectro MX Films
    Country: Mexico
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Cristo Fernández

Cristo Fernández is a young actor and filmmaker born in the beautiful city of Guadalajara, in Jalisco; Mexico. He has successfully graduated with a BA degree in sciences and techniques of communication at the Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA) in Guadalajara and an MA in Acting at the Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey; UK.

Being a polyglot, he speaks fluent Spanish, English, German, French and Italian. As an actor he has participated in different projects both on stage and screen.

In 2017, he developed his film company “Espectro MX Films”. Within this company he has released several short films that have screened internationally in film festivals all over the world, in Mexico, USA, India, Argentina, England, Italy, Spain, Albania, Macedonia and Australia. Currently, Cristo is developing 3 feature films which contain bilingual and multicultural elements. His most successful film to date is his debut film entitled “Fuera de Serie (2017)”, also in pre-production as a feature film and winner of "Best Production and Best Short Film Direction" at the “Premios Latino 2018” awards ceremony in Marbella, Spain. His most recent film entitled “Çdo Çast / Every Moment (2019)” has won the awards for “Best Film & Best Photography” at the “Festival Internacional de Cine Ciudad Madero – FICCMA 2019”. This film began as a “script project” selected by the “Balkan's Gate International Film Festival”, to later be filmed in the Korça region, on Lake Prespa in Albania.

Also noteworthy are his acceptance of the "Clarence Derwent Award" for young artists by the "EQUITY Union" in the United Kingdom (2016) and his work as a jury member of the "International Film Festival of Yécora" (2019) and "International Festival of Cinema NEOSFest - International Meeting of Audiovisual Experimentation "(2019) in Puebla, Mexico.

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Director Statement

"Death is our faithful, inseparable companion, have it always present". We will never know when the last minute of our life is going to be. So, why spend our time on arguments, concerns, jealousy, anger, complaints?

Set in Lake Prespa, Albania, "ÇDO ÇAST" is a story about living in the moment, making time to enjoy both the big and the small things that life presents us. When we are in touch with both ourselves and the ones that surround us, in harmony, we can find true happiness.

This film project was selected by the Balkan´s Gate International Film Festival & filmed in Lake Prespa, Albania in 2018.

An Espectro MX Films production, co-produced with A.R. production & Opium Film.

Released: 15.02.2019.