Project Info

All, Films

Horror Short film “Lazarus Taxon”

Short film 35 mm, color, 15 min.
Genre: Sci-Fi/Horror
Spain, 2008
Distribution by Freak Agency
Aired by Buzz Channel, TV3

Web: www.lazarustaxon.com

SYNOPSIS

The feared consequences of global warming are at their peak when one man crosses the New Sea trying tos ave his daughter from the clutches of death. A tale about going beyond the limits of the human race and the survival of the species.

Official selection at Rhode Island, Screamfest L.A., New York Horror Film Fest, London Sci-Fi, Athens Sci-Fi, Short Shorts Mexico, Fantastic Planet Sidney, TIFF Rumania, Mumbay Intl. Film Festival, Rojo Buenos Aires among others.

CAST

  • Ariel Casas: father
  • Maia Jenkinson: daughter
  • Mingo Ràfols: stranger

 

CREW

  • Production company: Polar Star Films
  • Executive Producer: Carles Brugueras
  • Director: Denis Rovira
  • Co-Producer: Denis Rovira
  • Writers: Denis Rovira and Lilliana Cabal
  • 1st AD: Luca Vacchi
  • Cinematographers: Alejandro Oset and Íñigo Zubicaray
  • Music: Simon Smith from BCNsound
  • Production Manager: Marta de Miguel
  • Casting Director: Edu Pérez
  • Art Director: Claudio Larrea
  • Stilism: Ana Morera Morral
  • Make-up and FX: Chass Llach
  • Direct Sound: Elena Coderch
  • Steadycam: José Antonio Santos
  • Editor: Xavi Carrasco
  • Postproduction: Apuntolapospo
  • Sound design: Edgar Vidal
  • Sound studio: Soundcrash

Awards

FIB MOSTOLES INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL ( SPAIN) BEST NATIONAL SHORT SCIFIWORLD INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (SPAIN) BEST SCRIPT SITGES INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL - MELIÉS D'ARGENT NOMINATION AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL GRAND OFF AWARDS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL ( POLAND) BEST DIRECTING NOMINATION FANTASTIC TAC AWARD 2010 TO THE BEST CATALAN TERROR PRODUCTION RHODE ISLAND HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (USA) BEST SHORT ESPOÓ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL MELIÉS D'ARGENT NOMINATION HORROR AURORA  (MÉXICO) BEST SHORT LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL MELIÈS D'ARGENT NOMINATION ATLANTA UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (USA) BEST HORROR SHORT

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