Films

JEFFREY (Esperanzas de Cartón)
JEFFREY
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"A kid from the street that dreams of becoming a reggaeton singer but everything around him make it impossible. Jeffrey has to solve his family problems before trying to achieve his dream". 

Directors:  Yanillys Pérez

Screenwriter:  Yanillys Perez​​

Producers:  Yanillys Pérez, Thibaud Billiard​

Year: 2016

78 min

Winner of the “Discovery Filmmaker award at Toronto Int Film Festival, TIFF 2016.

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

Jury Honour Mention at HFFNY, New York USA 2017.

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

Best Documentary Film at Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival 2017.

Best Documentary Film at La Silla, Dominican Republic 2018.

Best Film in the category Human Condition at Belize Int Film Festival 2018.

Toronto International Film Festival, Canada 2016

Rome Film Festival in the Alice Nella Cita Selection 2016

Gijon International Film Festival, Spain 2016

La Habana International Film Festival, Cuba 2016

Goteborg International Film Festival, Sweden 2017

Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA 2017

Miami International Film Festival, USA 2017

Cleveland International Film Festival, USA 2017

Museum of the moving image New York, 2017

Panama International Film Festival, 2017

Curaçao International Film Festival, 2017

Havana Film Festival, New York 2017

Latin Wave at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA 2017

TIFF Kids, Toronto International Film Festival, USA 2017

Agape South Korea Film Festival, Korea 2017

Minneapolis St – Paul International Film Festival, USA 2017

Golden Apricot Yerevan IFF, Armenia 2017

ChildrenFilm Festival Seattle, USA 2017

Zlin Film Festival, Czech Republic 2017

Melbourne International Film Festival , Australia 2017

Viva Film Festival, Manchester, UK 2018

Cabourg Film Festival, France 2018

And more than 30 others international Film Festivals…..

 

TECHOS ROTOS 
TECHOS ROTOS

 

​"Ana is living a difficult childhood, she is faced with the absence of an irresponsible mother. She must take care of her two young sisters. Her dream is to make her first communion and to wear this immaculate white dress. Unfortunately, her spiritual quest is endangered".

 

Directors:  Yanillys Pérez

Screenwriter:  Yanillys Pérez​​

Genre: Short Film ​

​Producers:  Thibaud Billiard, Leo Proaño, Yanillys Pérez.

Year: 2014

Genre:  Short Film

 

Won Best Short Film, Young Jury Price and Trophy FEMI 2015.  Best Short Film in different festivals in the Dominican Republic - IFFS AND FEMUR . Special mention in Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Curta Cinema in Brasil 2014.  Also in NEFIAC New England Festival of Ibero América Cinema – New Haven, USA 2014. And in  Cortos Luz y Movimiento New York, USA 2014.

 

Selected in:

- Festival Internacional de Clermont Ferrand – Francia 2014. (First Dominican Short film selected in competition) 

- Montreal World Cinema – Canadá  2014.

- Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival – USA 2014.

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

- Trinidad y Tobago Internacional Film Festival, Trinidad y Tobago 2014.

- NEFIAC New England Festival of Ibero América Cinema, USA 2014.

- Cortos Luz y Movimiento New York, USA 2014.

- Short Film Corner Cannes International Film Festival, Francia 2014.

- Festival Séquence Court-métrage Toulouse – Francia 2014.

- Festival de Cine Global Dominicano FUNGLODE,  República Dominicana 2014,  República Dominicana 2014.

- Uppsala International short film festival – Sweden 2014.

- Mujeres en Cortos Festival, República Dominicana 2015.

- BUFF The International Film Festival for Children and Young People – Sweden 2015.

-  AluCine Toronto Latin + Media Arts Festival  - Canadá 2015.

- Festival Internacioal y Regional de Cinema de Guadalupe FEMI –  Isla de Guadalupe, Francia 2015.

- Tampere Film Festival – Finland 2015.

- Atlanta Film Festival – Georgia, USA 2015.

 

 

Del Otro Lado
Del Otro Lado

In Santo Domingo, while some are dreaming of pursuing another life in the United States, Miguel ,a young Dominican dreams of building his household on his island with his childhood love Laura, a young Dominican who lives under her grandmother's authority.​

When the grandmother's discovers her relationship with Miguel , Laura’s life is prone to severe pressure by her family, and changes forever.

THE OTHER SIDE (Del Otro Lado)

Directors:  Yanillys Perez

Screenwriter:  Yanillys Perez​​

Genre:  Short Film

​Producers:  Thibaud Billiard​, Alain de la Mata, Hervé Pennequin.

Year: 2011-2012

Produced by YPR Films – HEPBURN Dominican Republic - 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).

Best poster - Mujeres en Cortos Festival 2013 (Dominican Republic

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

 

Selected in the following festivals:

- Short Film Corner Cannes International Film Festival, France 2012.

- Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Curta Cinema, Brazil  2012.

- Cinefiesta Puerto Rico, USA 2012.

- Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, USA 2012.

- Cambridge International Film Festival, USA 2012.

- Santo Domingo International Film Festival, Dominican Republic 2012.

- Boston Latino International Film Festival, USA 2012.

- London Latin American Film Festival, UK 2012.

- Havana Film Festival New York, USA  2013.

- ReelHeART international Film Festival, USA 2013.

- Ciclo de Cine Centro Americano Berlín , Alemania 2013.

- Mujeres en Cortos Festival Dominican Republic 2013.