YPR Films  is an independent Film Company created in 2010.

We produced first short films, before turning to the production of feature films, our first feature film is JEFFREY awarded at Toronto International Film Festival 2016 with the “Discovery Filmmaker Dropbox Award”, Best Film Slam student award at “Cleveland  film festival”, Best Documentary in Trinidad and Tobago, Best Film Human Condition at Belize Int Film Festival.

The purpose of the Company is to produce Art house Narrative Feature Films, Documentaries and Short Films in the Dominican Republic with International co-production.

Films produced by YPR Films

Techos Rotos

Short film by Yanillys Pérez - 2014

 
- Won  Best Short Film, Young Jury Prize and Trophy FEMI 2015.  
- Best Short Film in different festivals in the Dominican Republic. 
Special mention in  Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival 2014. 
 

​- Selected in Clermont-Ferrand international Film Festival 2014.​

- Selected Montreal World Cinema 2014.

-Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Curta Cinema  Brasil 2014.

DEL OTRO LADO

Short film - by Yanillys Pérez - 2012-2013

Produced by YPR Films- Mandrake Films France 2012- 2013.

- Best Short film - Mujeres en Cortos Festival 2013 (Dominican Republic).

- Best screen play- Mujeres en Cortos Festival 2013 (Dominican Republic).

- Second prize for Best Short Film – International Film Festival Independent Santiago 2014 (Dominican Republic).

JEFFREY

Feature Film by Yanillys Pérez - 78 min - 2016

- Winner of the DISCOVERY Filmmaker Dropbox AWARD at Toronto Int Film Festival 2016.

- Best feature film by the Film Slam at Cleveland International Film Festival 2017, USA.

- Jury Honour Mention at HFFNY, New York USA 2017.

Jury Honour Mention at Film’on, Brussels, Belgica 2017.

 

- Best Documentary at Trinidad and Tobago 2017.

- Toronto International Film Festival, Canada  2016.

- Rome International Film Festival , Italy 2016.

- Habana Film Festival, Cuba 2016.

- Santa Barbara International Film festival, USA 2017.

- Miami International Film Festival, USA 2017.

- Viva Film Festival, Manchester, UK 2018

And more than 20th international film festivals.

 

Candy Town

Feature Film by Yanillys Pérez - 90 min

in Development

2017 – Cannes l'Atelier Cinefondation,  Festival de Cannes, France.

2018 – TIFF Filmmaker Lab at Toronto International Film Festival, Canada.

2019 - Malaga Co-Production MAFIZ

 

 

In The News

JEFFREY 

June 8th

2017

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JEFFREY's Premiered June 8th 2017 in all the palacio del cine in the Dominican Republic .

http://cinemadominicano.com/jeffrey-2017

http://cinedominicano.com/jeffrey-yanillys-perez-se-estrena-republica-dominicana/

- Winner of the DISCOVERY Filmmaker Dropbox AWARD at Toronto Int Film Festival 2016.

- Best feature film by the Film Slam at Cleveland International Film Festival 2017, USA.

 

- Best Documentary at Trinidad and Tobago 2017.

- Best Film Human Condition at Belize Int Film Festival and other awards....

http://www.indiewire.com/2016/09/yanillys-perez-jeffrey-dropbox-discovery-filmmakers-award-1201727937/

http://cinema-scope.com/cinema-scope-online/jeffrey-yanillys-perez-dominican-republicfrance-discovery/

​http://variety.com/2016/film/festivals/iff-panama-jeffreys-yanillys-perez-1201751775/

 

http://miamifilmfestival.com/2016/04/coming-soon-from-dominican-republic-jeffrey/

 

 Is selected as a work in progress  in "Primer Corte" Ventana sur and "Primera Mirada".

 

Won IBERMEDIA for the Development of the film.

Awards

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Techos Rotos - Broken Ceilings 

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Won Best Short Film, Young Jury Price and Trophe FEMI at Guadalupe Film Fetsival FEMI 2015. 

Win  Best Short Film in diferent festivals in the Dominican Republic - IFFS AND FEMUR .

 

Won special mention in  Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Curta Cinema in Brasil 2014. 

 

Won special mention in NEFIAC New England Festival of Ibero América Cinema – New Haven, USA 2014. 

 

Won special mention in  Cortos Luz y Movimiento New York, USA 2014.

 

- Tampere Film Festival – Finland 2015. 

 

- Selected in Montreal World Cinema, Canada 2014.

 

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Curta Cinema  Brasil 2014.

 

Selected in Trinidad y Tobago international Film Festival 2014.

 

- Selected in Clermont-Ferrand international Film Festival, France 2014.​

 

 - Uppsala International short film festival - Sweden 2014.

 

Won FONPROCINE 2012 (Dominican Found for the cinema production)

 

​Del Otro Lado - The Other side

BEST SHORT FILM award. 

BEST SCREENPLAYaward.

Festival MUJERES EN CORTO , SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic 2013.