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BEYOND MASKS - Short graduation film

Beyond Masks is a 11 minute short animation about two actors that play the rivals Pierrot and Harlequin in a play, but live a secret romance off-stage. It was Leticia's graduating film and took a year to be made (production started in february 2021 and ended in march 2022)

Letícia is the co-director, Animation Director, Lead Animator, Storyboarder, Art Directior Assistant, Creator & Writter and Compositing Artist.  The short was fully animated using Toon Boom and drawn frame by frame

The short is available online!

 

List of Festivals: 

- New York Independent Cinema Awards 12th edition (WINNER - BEST STUDENT FILM)

- Lúdico Latinamerican ShortFilmFestival (WINNER - BEST ANIMATION SHORT)

- Chilemonos Festival (SECOND PLACE WINNER - COMPETENCIA LATINOAMERICANA DE CORTOMETRAJES DE ESCUELA)
- Redwood Shorts & Scripts season 9 (WINNER - BEST ANIMATION SHORT)
- IndieFEST Film Awards (WINNER - AWARD OF MERIT: ANIMATION & LGBTQ+)

- Best Global Shorts (WINNER - BEST ANIMATION)

- Gold Star Movie Awards (WINNER - BEST ANIMATION FILM)

- Red Dragon Creative Awards Season 15 (WINNER - BEST ANIMATION SHORT)

- DIGO Festival Internacional de Cinema (WINNER - BEST ANIMATION FILM CHOSEN BY AUDIENCE)
- Mindfield Film Festival: March-april 2022 (WINNER - PLATINUM AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION SHORT)

- Changing Face International Film Festival (MONTHLY WINNER)

- Tokyo International Short Film Festival (HONORABLE MENTION)

- Brazil New Visions Film Fest (FINALIST - BEST ANIMATION SHORT AND BEST SCREENPLAY)

- Golden Wings International Film Awards season two (FINALIST OF LGBTQIA+ SHORT)

- Philadelphia World Film Festival (SEMI FINALIST)

- Dallas Movie Awards Festival (SEMI FINALIST)

- San Francisco Arthouse Short Festival (SEMI FINALIST)
- Beyond The Curve International Film Festival (NOMINEE FOR AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - BEST ANIMATED FILM)

- Oakland Awards (NOMINEE)
- Creative Film Awards Los Angeles (NOMINEE - BEST ANIMATION)

- Playa Film Festival 2022 (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- qFLIX Philadelphia Film Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- Cannes Short Film Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- Rio Lgbtqa+ Festival de Cinema (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- New Zealand's Vision Feast Film Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- Pink Life Queer Fest (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- Desver Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- Bangalore Queer Film Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- Gaze Film Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

- Seattle Queer Film Festival (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

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