At the 28 Hour Film Project Mexico, a short film about Tijuana received five honors

"Heaven Doesn't Belong To Us" won an award that will fund the development of a second short film

According to the Secretary of Economy and Innovation, Kurt Honold Morales, the short film "El Cielo No Nos Pertenece," directed by César Galileo and Fausto E. Celis and produced in Tijuana, received five mentions at the international film rally "48 Hour Film Project México," including Best Short Film.

This rally, which takes place in 130 locations across five continents, is the world's oldest and largest international tournament. It entails accepting the challenge of creating a short film in 48 hours from a random genre with three surprise elements: a character, an object, and a line of dialogue, all of which will be delivered to the team on the day the rally begins, with two days to complete the project, including post-production.

Camilla Demichelis is in charge of the rally's organization in Mexico. The short film won in the following categories: Best Use of the Imposed Genre, Best Editing (Oscar Saal González), Nikon Award for Best Photography (Oliver Colunga), Best Production (Hosanna León), and Best Short Film, the latter earning it a prize that includes the creation of a new short film of up to 10 minutes in length, as well as a trophy and recognition diploma.

Similarly, the short film will be included in the official selection of the International Shorts Mexico Festival 2022 and will represent Mexico in the international final of the "48 Hour Film Project," which will take place during the festival in Washington, DC, United States. Filmapalooza. "We feel pleased, shocked, but above all grateful to everyone of the individuals who supported us in this frenzy," director Fausto E. Celis said. If producing a short film is challenging, making one in 48 hours may seem unattainable, but the greatest prize has a team with the skill, dedication, and confidence to overcome any difficulty."

"El Cielo No Nos Pertenece" had locations such as Agua Caliente Boulevard, Tijuana River, El Chaparral Bridge and Tijuana Beaches, it is a D'Norte production, and had a team that included, in addition to those previously mentioned, the screenwriter Marco Celis; Paulina Vizcayno, art direction; Orlando Ponce, sound design and musicalization; Rodolfo Sanchez, VFX; Marina Hernández, graphic design; Alberto Aguilar, Production Coordinator; Fulvio Cortez and Tony Hernández, direct sound; Roberto Rosas, assistant director; José Ángel Ornelas, camera assistant; and the collaboration of Xóchitl Melissa, Jorge Domínguez, Rolando Araiza, Olivia Miranda, Pamela Mercado and the production company Empírica.

Finally, the Secretary stated that the Directorate of Creative Industries would continue to assist and develop the film sector, with the goal of promoting talent and attracting projects to the state.

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