FILM

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TROUBLED WATERS

Six unlikely friends join forces to pull off the perfect prank. They all have their own reasons, but one common goal-to take back their school swimming pool! Comedy flows as their plan “splashes back!”

 

DirectorsJo Galloway Darren Portilla

Writers | Jo Galloway Darren Portilla

ProducersDarren Portilla Sunny Vachher

Production Company | ShoWorks Entertainment

Awards

Lift-Off Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2018

Nominated, Festival Prize 

Best Short

Jo Galloway (director), Sandra Lena (editor)

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JACK

We follow the story of Brian and Jack as they cause trouble in their fourth grade history class that ends with a visit to the Principal’s office. Here we discover Brian’s world at home has been turned upside down and everything is not what it seems. 

DirectorsJo Galloway Darren Portilla

Writers | Jo Galloway Darren Portilla

Producers Darren Portilla Sunny Vachher

Production CompanyShoWorks Entertainment

Awards

In Short Film Festival,  2018

Nominated, Festival Prize 

Best Short Film

Darren Portilla (co-director/producer), Sunny Vachher (executive producer), Sandra Lena (editor), Jo Galloway (director/producer), Nayely Lopez (cinematographer) 

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WORD PLAY

Claire and her friends discover their old attic holds more than just dusty furniture and faded photographs. When they stumble upon a seemingly innocent game, things suddenly take a dark turn. Dragging up old memories and things best left forgotten. Showing them all, some play for keeps.

DirectorsJo Galloway Darren Portilla

Writers | Jo Galloway Darren Portilla

Producers Darren Portilla Sunny Vachher

Production CompanyShoWorks Entertainment

Awards

Cincinnati International Film Festival, 2018

Nominated, Festival Award

Best Narrative Short

Darren Portilla (director), Sunny Vachher (executive producer), Sandra Lena (editor), Jo Galloway (director)

Minikino, 2018

Nominated, Jury Prize

Best Short Film for Children

Darren Portilla (director), Sunny Vachher (executive producer), Sandra Lena (editor), Jo Galloway (director)

Minikino, 2017

Nominated, Festival Prize

Best Short Film

David Arturo Cruz Baquero (director of photography)

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ON A DIME

We explore the dangers of peer pressure, the repercussions of the choices we make and the sobering real life consequences that follow. By making seemingly minor concessions, Emma quickly learns how an innocent situation can “turn on a dime." 

DirectorsJo Galloway Darren Portilla

Writers | Jo Galloway Darren Portilla

Producers Darren Portilla Sunny Vachher | Jo Galloway 

Production CompanyShoWorks Entertainment