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News about new short film releases from Ron de Cana Productions, Inc.



No language
Production country: 
United States
Running time (In minutes): 
Student film: 
Pooling official poster
Production year: 
October, 2018
Film Credits
About the Director: 

Dawn Westlake is president of Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. in Los Angeles, CA, USA. She has made 22 films since 2000 in the USA, Portugal, Spain and France which have won 83 awards, including honors from Canon USA, Inc. and JVC-Tokyo. Dawn is also an actress/writer/producer and has judged film festivals in the USA, France, Portugal and Italy.

Film director: 
Dawn Westlake
Dawn Westlake
About the Producer: 
<p>Dawn Westlake is president of Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. in Los Angeles, CA, USA. She has made 22 films since 2000 in the USA, Portugal, Spain and France which have won 83 awards, including honors from Canon USA, Inc. and JVC-Tokyo. Dawn is also an actress/writer/director and has judged film festivals in the USA, France, Portugal and Italy.</p>
Dawn Westlake
Pol Carrizo Vilarroig
Film photographer: 
Pol Carrizo Vilarroig
Pol Carrizo Vilarroig
Joan Armand Forero
Art Director: 
Dawn Westlake
Laura Gallostra Figueras
Cast 1: 
Marc Carrizo Vilarroig "Markitus"
Film synopsis: 
<p>When one takes an ill-advised leap of faith into the void, the body breaks. It takes a pooling of the deepest resources of the spirit to reconstruct the man.</p>
Budget Range: 
Under $10 000
Actual Budget: 
Technical infos
Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
Digital - other
Format Ratio: 
Film Sound: 
Dolby SR
Video master available ?: 
Festival Selection, Awards...
Festival selection, awards or citation already received and other comments... :
Already selected in a Festival?: 
Festival selections: 

LA International Children's Film Festival, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA, USA, December 2018

Dunedin International Film Festival, Dunedin, FL, USA, January 2019

Kinetoscope International Screendance Festival, Missoula, MT, USA, January 2019

Children's Film Festival, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA, USA, January-February 2019

Providence Children's Film Festival, Providence, RI, USA, February 2019

Incineracion Festival, Granada, Spain, March 2019

FerFilm Festival, Ferizaj, Kosovo, April 2019

14o Festival Internacional de Videodanza, Havana, Cuba, April 2019

Trofeo La Lanterna, Genoa, Italy, April 2019

Athens International Digital Film Festival, Athens, Greece, April 2019

Screendance Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden, April 2019

FAD Festival: Film-Art-Dance, Cary, NC, USA, May 2019

Cefalu Film Festival, Palermo, Italy, June 2019

Videoconcorso Francesco Pasinetti, Venice, Italy, June 2019

Shorts@Fringe, Azores Fringe Festival, Azores Islands, Portugal, June 2019

Independientes: Festival de Cortometrajes, Arequipa, Peru, June 2019

Zeitimpuls Short Film Festival, Vienna, Austria, June 2019

Golden Sneakers International Hip Hop Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany, June 2019

Canaltown Moving Movie Festival, Honesdale, PA, USA, June 2019

Cinema da Mare, Baranzate, Italy, June 2019

Xsection Film Festival of Dance & Science, Watertown, MA, USA, June 2019, PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

Dance On Camera, Film at Lincoln Center, NYC, USA, July 2019

42nd Elche International Independent Film Festival, Elche (Alicante), Spain, July 2019

San Gio Film Festival, Verona, Italy, July 2019

MoitaMostra, Moita, Portugal, July-August 2019

43rd Open Air Film Fest Weiterstadt, Weiterstadt, Germany, August 2019

Portobello Film Festival, London, UK, August-September 2019

Invicines, Cordoba, Argentina, September 2019

31st Girona International Film Festival, Girona, Spain, September 2019

Corto Nanni, Castello di Piombino, Italy, October 2019

RATMA Film Festival, Keighley, UK, October 2019, ART AWARD

Festival de Videodanza de Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, October 2019

Sans Souci Dance Film Festival, Boulder, CO, USA, October 2019, HONORABLE MENTION / AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

Donde Pongo El Ojo Pongo La Danza, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 2019

Northern Wave Film Festival, Snaefellsnes, Iceland, October 2019

San Rafael en Corto, Gran Canaria, Spain, November 2019

Festival de Cinema de Tres Passos, Tres Passos, Brazil, November 2019

Silver Wave Film Festival, Fredericton, NB, Canada, November 2019

Cucalorus Film Festival, Wilmington, NC, USA, November 2019

Festival de Cinemistica, Granada, Spain, November 2019

Ateneo Ferrolán, Muestra de Cortometrajes, Ferrol, Spain, December 2019

Athens Video Dance Project, Athens, Greece, January 2020

Muzike Screenings, Apodec Theatre, Thessaloniki, Greece, March 28-29, 2020

Everett Film Fest, Everett, Washington, USA, April 10-11, 2020

Kids + Dance + Film Series, Sans Souci Dance Film Festival, Lafayette, CO, USA, April 19, 2020

Sans Souci Online University Festival in Confinement for Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, USA & Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colorado, USA, April 30, 2020

Sans Souci Brazil 2020, online in Brazil (due to COVID19), August 2020

Halicarnassus Film Festival, Bodrum, Turkey, August 2020

Curbside Cinema, Wilmington, NC USA, August 14, 2020

Choreoscope 2020, Barcelona, Spain, September 2020

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Film Festival, Surat, Gujarat, India, October 2020

Athens Video Dance Project, Larissa & Trikala, Greece, November 3-15, 2020

Rollout Dance Film Festival, Macau, China, 12/2020-1/2021

FAD Collections, touring schools in North Carolina, other US states and Canada, TBD

Awards received: 
<p>PEOPLE&#39;S CHOICE AWARD, Xsection Film Festival, Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA, USA, June 30, 2019</p> <p>ART AWARD, RATMA Film Festival, Keighley, UK, October 2019</p> <p>HONORABLE MENTION / AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD, Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Boulder, CO, USA, October 2019</p> <p>MOST CREATIVE AWARD, Halicarnassus Film Festival, Bodrum, Turkey, August 2020</p>
Film reviews: 
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Film distribution
Sales/distribution name: 
Ron de Cana Productions, Inc.
<p>5482 Wilshire Bl, suite 109, Los Angeles, CA 90036 USA</p>
Publicity Infos
Publicity contact: 
Ron de Cana Prods, Inc.
publicity address: 
<p>5482 Wilshire Bl, suite 109, Los Angeles, CA 90036 USA</p> <p></p>
Publicity contact email: 
Trailer availble: 
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