They Prefer Richards

Mesmerized after a short-lived romantic encounter, an awkward and hilariously ill-fated young man sets out to find the girl that entranced him and finally step out of the shadow of his charming, yet toxic twin brother.

  • Felipe Castilla
    Director
  • Felipe Castilla
    Writer
  • Alex Lugo
    Writer
  • Alex Lugo
    Producer
  • Selina Savage
    Producer
  • Luis Paez
    Producer
  • Maximillian Rivera
    Producer
  • Alex Lugo
    Key Cast
    "Guy"
  • Alex Lugo
    Key Cast
    "Dre"
  • Jessica Pastor
    Key Cast
    "Grace"
  • Elizabeth Frankini
    Key Cast
    "Carla"
  • Cecilia Rene
    Key Cast
    "Tracy"
  • Daniel Lugo
    Key Cast
    "Pedro"
  • Ariel Ramon
    Director of Photography
  • Jonathan Cuartas
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Comedy, Dramedy
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 12, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Felipe Castilla

Felipe is a writer and director with a bachelors degree in Communications from Florida International University.  His passion for storytelling and film led him to his first project “They Prefer Richards” for which he won the Gold award for best first time director at the September 2022 Independent Shorts Awards. He is currently working on several short film projects, a pilot and a play. He resides in Miami Florida.

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