Loop

The year is 2113, humanity is on the brink of extinction due to the technological advancements. Raquel's mission is to prevent human extinction by resorting to artificial intelligence. Miguel, suspected of being primarily responsible, is captured by Raquel. This challenges the status quo by forcing Raquel to question her own origin.

  • Ricardo M. Leite
    Director
  • Ricardo M. Leite
    Writer
  • ESMAD | Escola Superior de Media Artes e Design
    Producer
  • Rafaela Oliveira
    Producer
  • Joana Africano
    Key Cast
    "Raquel"
  • Simão do Vale Africano
    Key Cast
    "Miguel"
  • Nuno Costa
    Assistant Director
  • Dulce Catarina Ribeiro
    Director of Photography
  • Mariana Guedelha
    Sound Director
  • Andreia Ribeiro
    Production Designer
  • Nuno Costa
    VFX Supervisor
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 12, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    800 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital DCP
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:39
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Prémios Sophia Estudante
    Lisbon
    Portugal
    December 12, 2019
    2nd Place, Best Fiction Short Film
  • Academia Portuguesa de Cinema - Prémios Sophia
    Lisbon
    Portugal
    Prémio Sophia Estudante
  • MotelX
    Lisbon
    Portugal
    September 15, 2020
    Selected for Best Portuguese Horror Short film
  • Feel the Reel international film festival
    Glasgow
    United Kingdom
    Best Student Film
  • AIP | Associação de Imagem Portuguesa

    Portugal
    Best Student Cinematography
  • Fest - New Directors, New Films Festival
    Espinho, Aveiro
    Portugal
    August 7, 2020
    Portugal
    NEXXT Competition Official selection
  • New York Portuguese Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    August 14, 2020
    Exclusive to New York
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Ricardo M. Leite

Born in Azores, Portugal on 28/02/1981 and currently lives in Porto. Ricardo M. Leite graduated from film school -ESMAD - in 2019, in Audiovisual Communication Technology, with specialization in Direction / Cinema. He is currently pursuing a master's degree, also at ESMAD, in audiovisual production and specialization in fiction short films.

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