Chispita

A Film by Mario Garza

Synopsis

After immigrating to the US from Tijuana when she was only 15 years old, Alma is now facing an identity crisis. Lost in limbo, she decides to visit her family, with the hope of finding herself again.

Director

  • Picture of Mario Garza © Mario Garza

    Mario Garza

    After spending his childhood in Mexico, Mario got a scholarship to complete his college degree in Miami, Florida, where after graduating, he found luck as an advertising creative. He has worked at the best advertising agencies in the world, such as Wieden + Kennedy, Media Arts Lab, AKQA, BBH, etc. Where his work has won numerous awards. Chispita is his third film, the first one “This is Joseph” has been selected in different festivals around the world as well.

Awards + Festivals

  • *2nd PLACE WINNER*
    CORTOS DE 10 – TIJUANA INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tijuana Mexico) September 28, 2017
  • FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL UACB (Official Selection, Mexicali, Mexico)October 6, 2017
  • RED CORNER FILM FESTIVAL (Semi-finalist, Cochecton, NY, USA)January 4, 2018
  • MOBILE MOTION FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Zurich, Switzerland)February 5, 2018
  • FESTIVAL DE CINE LATINO AMERICANO (Official Selection, Denton, TX, USA)February 23, 2018
  • ORO NEGRO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Veracruz, Mexico)March 12, 2018
  • VIVA CINEMA LATINO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Conetticut, USA)March 12, 2018
  • FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE ALAMOS MAGICO (Official Selection, Sonora, Mexico)March 17, 2018
  • SMART PHIL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Washington D.C, USA)June 6, 2018
  • HOLA MEXICO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)June 7, 2018
  • 2nd THE BUDDHA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 9, 2018
  • 16th CINE POBRE FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, La Paz, Mexico)June 12, 2018
  • FESTIVAL LATINOAMERICANO DE CINE (Official Selection, Denton, Texas)July 9, 2018
  • MEXICALI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mexicali, Mexico)August 5, 2018
  • *SPECIAL APPRECIATION BY JURY AND AUDIENCE*
    2nd CHAMBAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kota, Rajasthan, India)January 12, 2019

Crew

Director
Mario Garza
Screenplay
Mario Garza
Producer
Sarah Gamazo
Director of Photography
Emmanuel Sarrieira
Art Direction
Sarah Gamazo
Costume Design
Sarah Gamazo
Sound
Ricardo Carreño
Editor
Mario Garza
Sound Design
Eduardo Garcia Rascon

Details

Running Time
8:34 mins
Shooting Format
Shot with iphone 7s and a moondog anamorphic lense
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Mario Garza
email: mariogarzan@gmail.com
website: https://www.koolshiit.com