Official Selection of the Los Angeles Film Festival!

CONTRA EL MAR is an official selection of the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent. The festival runs June 14–24 in downtown Los Angeles. Screening times coming soon!

Check out IndieWire's coverage on this year's lineup. More info on tickets available at lafilmfest.com


CONTRA EL MAR wins recognitions from RiverRun International Film Festival and Nashville Film Festival!

CONTRA EL MAR received Best Student Narrative Short from the RiverRun International Film Festival as well as an Honorable Mention for the Vanderbilt Golden Opportunity Award from the Nashville Film Festival! Huge thanks to both RiverRun and Nashville Film Fests!

Check out all of RiverRun's winners here as well as IndieWire's coverage of Nashville's awardees!




Official Selection of the Nashville Film Festival

CONTRA EL MAR heads to the Music City as an official selection of the Nashville Film Festival. Check out the Thicker Than Water Shorts Program on April 24 at 8:15pm and April 25 at 5:30pm.

More info available at: www.nashvillefilmfestival.org



CONTRA EL MAR took home the Art of Film Award presented by LACMA Muse at Saturday's Young Directors Night.

Director Richard Parkin was on hand to receive the award, as well as participate in an onstage interview with the evening's fellow filmmakers.

IndieWire was also in attendance. Check out this article on the evening's festivities.



CONTRA EL MAR Selected for LACMA's Young Directors Night

Now in its eleventh year, Young Directors Night highlights the emerging talent of the Los Angeles film community. A celebration of film and the art of cinema, the showcase features seven short films screened in the unique setting of an art museum.

The evening of films will take place at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's renowned Bing Theater on Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 pm, followed by a reception at 5900 Wilshire Boulevard. Tickets are $30 and are available for online purchase here.

More Info available at: www.lacma.org/youngdirectorsnight2012