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    Nuevo Rico

    Directed by Kristian Mercado Figueroa
    USA | 16 minutes | Face the Music

A brother and sister stumble upon a celestial secret that changes their lives forever and propels them into Reggaetón stardom, but they soon discover that their newfound fame comes at a deep price.

In competition for Best Animated Short and Best U.S. Short.

Program

Face the Music

A cinematic mixtape of musicans, instruments, and performances that you won't be able to get out of your head.

Sunday, June 27 9:45 AM PT

film details

Director: Kristian Mercado Figueroa
Producers: Debora Perez, Kate Chamurris, Angel Manuel Soto, Maitreya Yasuda
Screenwriter: Kristian Mercado, Juan Arroyo
Cinematographers: | Animators: Angélica Agélviz, Raymo Ventura, Miguel Mena, Trung Bao, Rafatoon, Daniel Cuervo
Editor: Raymo Ventura
Music: Josh Madoff, RaiNao, Fernando Ramos, PutaSanta
Cast: Jackie Cruz, Antonio Vizcarrondo, Fernando Ramos
Country: USA
Language: in English/Spanish with English subtitles
Year: 2021
Running Time: 16 minutes
Awards: Best Animated Short, SXSW Film Festival
Contact Email: nuevoricofilm@gmail.com
Website: https://nuevoricofilm.com/

2021 ShortFest Archive