Announcement Date - 29 July, 2020
NOMINATED FOR THE UNOFEX INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS 2020
Category: Fiction; Short Movie
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Director: Javier Yañez
Producer: Victor Martin
Equals tells the story of Alex and Ruth, two twenty somethings who meet through a dating app, with a real connection. Within no time they are inseparable, a happy couple. They move in together and share hobbies and tastes… Gradually Alex starts to notice that Ruth is changing, until she no longer looks like herself, but like a mirror image of him.
Javier Yañez (1982 Madrid, Spain) began his career as a visual effect editor for several main Spanish News Channels (“Canal +”, “La Sexta” and “Cuatro”). Soon he started directing music videos and well-known advertisements campaigns. He did the VFX of the short film “That wasn’t me”, winner of the Spanish Film Awards “The Goyas”, for Best Short Fiction in 2013 and nominated for “The Oscars” that same year. His high demand in the VFX industry, made him start “Wewotion”, his own production company. He is an international awarded Director and Producer of his own short films; “Mighty Boy” (2013), “Amor Sacro” (2011) and “A través del ocaso” (2009). His last work as a Director is the visual poem “La Perrera”, written by the poet from Los Angeles, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo