KNIFEHAND

Two paramedics descend to the obscure world of black magic and voodoo in Mexico City to finish a job and earn some extra money

  • Navarrete M. Luis
    Director
  • Navarrete M. Luis
    Writer
  • Navarrete M. Luis
    Producer
    Estoy Aquí por una Noche 2015
  • Eduardo Minoru
    Producer
  • Pepe Olivares
    Key Cast
    "Arturo"
  • Angel
    Key Cast
    "Angel"
  • Cecilia Tamayo
    Key Cast
    "Astrid"
  • Carlos Garfias
    Key Cast
    "Machetero"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    KNIFEHAND
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Horror, Terror
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 22, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    40,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Country of Filming:
    Mexico
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Distribution Information
  • IZTAPAWOOD Entertainment
    Country: Mexico
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Navarrete M. Luis

Luis produce his first feature film " Minotauro" in 2005. The movie was shot in 16 mm and won the category of best picture in the Colorado film festival in 2008. In 2016 he rolled out the rock documentary " Estoy Aquí por una Noche; the days with Abbie" which won the category work in progress in Mérida Film Festival 2015. Since then Luis has been working on a horror short-film called "Knifehand" written and Directed by him. This film has the mission to bring back practical effects using and animatronic hand and zero CGI to make it look very real. Knifehand is going to be released in 2020. Luis studied electronic engineering and graduated in 2003 to start working in the industry producing videos and Special effects for corporate clients. In 2004 their company gets hired to build the miniatures for the movie "Zapata, el sueño del Heroe" working with Oscar winner "Eugenio Zanetti". A couple of years later he was working on Resident Evil 3 which was shot in México building props for the movie, and in 2014 went on a 2 weeks internship in L.A. to work with two times Oscar winner "Ian Hunter" on the project "Kaiju Fury".

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Director Statement

In a world where everything is digital; I like to produce real images and characters to make a balance in todays media. I am in a crusade for bringing back the technics and craftsman of practical effects and analog images.