Yes we exist

A young transgender woman who longs to begin her costly transition struggles, to find work in a judgmental society.

  • Rafael Altamira
    Director
    Plantae
  • Rafael Altamira
    Writer
    Plantae
  • Alondra Aguilar
    Producer
  • Farith Reyes
    Key Cast
    "Angélica López"
  • Erick Blackmer
    Key Cast
    "Male interviewer"
  • Johana Santos
    Key Cast
    "Female interviewer"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Sí existimos
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 24, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Country of Filming:
    Mexico
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Rafael Altamira

Rafael started his interest in filmmaking at a very young age. When he was 9 years old he began making stop motion animation shorts with the family handy cam and his action-figures. Straight out of High School Rafael moved to New York City to study a Masters in fine arts at the New York Film Academy. During his studies he directed several shorts including "The Cage" which won him a Jury Award at the Vive en Corto Film Festival. After school Rafael moved to Guadalajara, México where he got his bachelor's degree in audiovisual production. He currently lives and works in the same city as a cinematographer and equipment rental manager with his company Guerrilla Video.

Add Director Biography