Love at First Sight

While enjoying a party, Marla exchange glances with Carlos. Two unknown that projects their emotions through different symbolisms that express what a person feels when love at first sight is born.

  • Kelly D. Martínez Quiles
    Anything for the Vice, Start Over, Casualidad o Destino (Casualty or Destiny),
  • Kelly D. Martínez Quiles
    Start Over, Casualidad o Destino (Casualty or Destiny)
  • Eric Fernández Santiago
  • Carlos Robles
    Key Cast
    Start Over, Casualidad o Destino
  • Franshesca Pereira
    Key Cast
  • Eric Fernández Santiago
    Start Over, Casualidad o Destino, Live as a Kid
  • Kelly D. Martínez Quiles
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 4 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 3, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Puerto Rico
  • Country of Filming:
    Puerto Rico
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Panasonic P2, 1080/24f
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Kelly D. Martínez Quiles

Director: Kelly D. Martínez Quiles

A young and talented woman on the rising, Kelly graduated from college in 2013 with high honors with a Bachelor's Degree in Arts in Communications and specialties in Radio and Video Production. During her tenure in college, she produced the award winning (People's Choice) advertising video "Sin identidad no eres nadie" (Without Identity you're Nobody) for the Puerto Rico Financial Video Awareness Contest held by the Puerto Rico Bankers Association. Kelly also created and produced "Radio on Air", a live event for the Communications Department of the Universidad del Turabo in which the college radio productions gathered and promote their respective shows.

Outside college she created her company, KD Multimedia and recently she teamed up with Eric Fernández and Kervin Machuca to create "We Imagine", a creative collective group to produce radio, video and indy film productions. Under her company and the creative group, Kelly wrote and directed the short films "Casualidad o Destino" (Casualty or Destiny), "Start Over" and "Love at First Sight". Kelly also produced and did Director of Photography duties in the short films "Live as a Kid" and "Yo Era.." (I was...) directed by Eric Fernández. She co-directed with Eric Fernández the music video "Baba Gris" for local band Trashumantes.

With more projects ahead, Kelly is definitely with a busy schedule, but most importantly, she's becoming one of Puerto Rico's young filmmakers in the rising.

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Director Statement

"Knowing yourself means having versatility, independence, capacity to keep learning and being able to adapt to different situations, no matter how hard they are. Each individual is responsible for their own success and happiness. No dream is too big and no dreamer is too small".