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April,8, 2017

CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Fare received an Honorable Mention at the 41 CIFF Best Student Film category.

Nov,10, 2016

DGA STUDENT FILM AWARDS

Jury Award Winner

April, 6,2017

AFI SHOW CASE

The Fare was chosen to screen at the 2017 AFI Showcase at the DGA

Sep, 22, 2016

HISPANIC HERITAGE SHORT FILM AWARD

First Prize Winner

Nov, 20, 2016

CAMERIMAGE FILM FESTIVAL

The Fare was an Official Selection

Feb, 15, 2017

CITY OF LOS ANGELES RECOGNITION

Santiago Paladines was recognized by the City of Los Angeles and the California Senate for his valuable contribution to the latino community.

                 



                     

                       SCENES

THE FARE

Short Film

Single shot master from the AFI thesis short film The Fare. Written and Directed by Santiago Paladines
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THE FARE

Short Film

Scene from the AFI thesis short film The Fare. Written and Directed by Santiago Paladines
(email for link to complete film)

HOME

Short Film

Institute Cycle 2 project. Written and Directed by Santiago Paladines

THE SECRETS OF MY FATHER

Short Film

Scene from the American Film Institute Cycle 3 project. Written and Directed by Santiago Paladines

THE ANSWER

Short Film

Scene from the American Film Institute Cycle 1 project. Directed by Santiago Paladines

ESTRELLA 14

Documentary Feature

Documentary Feature released nation wide in theaters in Ecuador. Written and Directed by Santiago Paladines

DIRECTING REEL

BIO

Santiago is an Ecuadorian award winning film writer /director based in Los Angeles. He holds an MFA in directing from the American Film Institute in Hollywood, California.
He is the recipient of a DGA Student Film Jury Award and the First Prize at the Hispanic Heritage Short Film Awards in Washington DC. He has received recognitions from the City of Los Angeles and the California Senate for his valuable contribution to the latino community. 
Santiago has written and directed several commercial, scripted and non-scripted shows. He wrote and directed the feature documentary "Estrella 14" that was released nationally in Ecuadorian theaters in 2012.   Before moving to Los Angeles, Santiago was head of production for Ecuavisa, one of the biggest TV networks in Ecuador. For them, among several other projects, he show run a 6 episode drama series called "Parece Que Fue Ayer". 
His latest Short Film "The Fare" was chosen to screen at the 2017 AFI  show case at the DGA and has been selected to screen at more than 30 film festivals around the world including several Oscar Qualifying film festivals like AFI Fest, LA Shorts, Holly Shorts and Cleveland International Film Festival where it recently won an Honorable Mention. 
Several of his  feature scripts have been recognized at competitions and writing labs. Two of his most recent projects "El Viaje" and "Black Gold" were shortlisted at the 2018 Sundance Lab.  Santiago is now entering the pre-production stage of el "El Viaje"

SANTIAGO PALADINES

Writer / Director