Hired

The fearful Lily gets the job of doing for Greta what her husband can’t provide.

  • Adolfo Mena Cejas
    Director
    Nani & Tati/ Be a Good Liar, Jackie Chang/The Machine
  • Adolfo Mena Cejas
    Writer
    Nani & Tati/ Be a Good Liar, Jackie Chang/The Machine
  • Adolfo Mena Cejas
    Producer
    Nani & Tati/ Be a Good Liar, Jackie Chang/The Machine
  • Liala Layther
    Key Cast
    “Lily”
  • Carly Blane
    Key Cast
    “Greta”
  • Dustin Sammann
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Contratada
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Horror
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 25, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Adolfo Mena Cejas

Adolfo Mena Cejas is a director, producer, and scriptwriter of award-winning short films that have been exhibited in several countries. As Assistant Director in theater, Adolfo worked in organizing and staging five plays for El Público Theater Company, directed by the renowned author Carlos Díaz; and with veteran director Stephen Bayly, on two plays. In relation to Art, Adolfo has worked as Cuban Art Specialist for different organizations.

Bio-filmography

The Machine (Cuba-USA, 2016-2017)

(Director, producer, scriptwriter. 10 minutes. 2017)

• Best Narrative Short Film Award (London Eye International Film Festival).

• Official Selection at HollyShorts Film Festival, NewFilmmakers LA, Artists Rise Up Los Angeles and Mammoth Film Festival (USA, California).
Be A Good Liar, Jackie Chang (Cuba, 2014)

(Director, producer, scriptwriter.12 minutes. 2014)

• Screenings at film festivals in Cuba, Mexico, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and

the U.S.

• Best Fiction, Best Sound Design, and Best Editing Awards (Almacén de la

Imagen Film Festival).

• Best Short Film of 2014 (Cinematographic Press Association of Cuba).
Nani & Tati (Cuba, 2013)

(Director, producer, scriptwriter. 20 minutes. 2013)

• Screenings at film festivals in Cuba, Brazil, and the U.S.

• Best Fiction, Best Sound Design (Young Filmmakers Film Festival, Havana).

• Best Script and Best Actress Awards (Almacén de la Imagen Film Festival).

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