SPEAK UP FOR JUSTICE, SILENCE INJUSTICE
There's a violent secret under the surface in Guatemala City. It affects families in every social class and in every neighborhood. Everyone knows it but everyone is silent. That's when Vicente decided to speak up. Based on the true story behind a landmark legal case, "Aullido"(Howl) displays what can happen when children are bold in the face of injustice and how those in power can stand on their behalf.
NEWS & UPDATES
SAN DIEGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL CHOOSES AULLIDO (HOWL) AS OFFICIAL SELECTION!
March 10-20 2016: Aullido (Howl) has been chosen as an Official Selection for the 23rd Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival! Aullido will play Thursday March 17th at 6pm on S10 as part of the "Relatos Latinos" program.
PEACE ON EARTH FILM FESTIVAL CHOOSES AULLIDO (HOWL) AS OFFICIAL SELECTION!
March 3-6 2016: Aullido (Howl) has been chosen as an Official Selection for the 8th Annual Peace On Earth Film Festival at the Chicago Cultral Center March 3-6, 2016. Aullido (Howl) plays 5:38pm, Saturday March 5th. Please click HERE for more details:
Aullido (Howl) screenings at Heartland film festival
October 18, 20, 22: Aullido (Howl) will play 3 times during Heartland Film Festival as apart of the "Different Side of Sports" Short Film Program. October 18th 7:45PM at AMC Castleton Square 14, October 20 2:45PM at AMC Showplace Traders Point, October 22 2:45PM at AMC Castleton Square 14. Check us out on page 70 in the 2015 Heartland Film Festival Guide Book HERE. You can also check out the Film Festival Schedule Grid HERE.
Heartland film festival chooses aullido (howl) as official selection!
October 16-25: Aullido (Howl) has been chosen as an Official Selection of the 2015 Heartland Film Festival! More details to come soon!
JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL NASHVILLE TO SCREEN AULLIDO
September 11-12: Aullido will screen at Lipscomb University for the Nashville Justice Film Festival. Tickets can be purchased by clicking HERE.
AULLIDO WINS BEST SHORT FILM AT JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL
June 5-7: Aullido screens at the 2015 Justice Film Festival in Chicago and wins Best Short Film.
May 28th: Aullido screening with all CIY staff, event staff, and IJM representative.
POST AUDIO MIX APPROVAL
May 19th: Director MD Neely travels to meet with Defacto Sound for the final mix of Aullido.
April 22nd: Picture is locked and sent to composer Adam Taylor, post audio wizards Defacto Sound, and colorist Matt Fezz.
SCREENING FOR MOVE DIRECTORS AND PH.D. LEVEL CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST
April 17th: Aullido is screened privately to MOVE directors and a Ph.D. level child psychologist and given permission to lock picture.
March 16: Editor Derek Hammeke and Director MD Neely split film into two sections and begin cutting at the same time.
March 1-10, 2015: U.S. team departs for Guatemala to meet up with Guatemalan cast and crew.
SCRIPT BREAKDOWN AND ANALYSIS
Mid February, 2015: Producer Stephanie Whonsetler begins to break down the script. Casting, location scouting, securing city permissions begins in Guatemala City with local production company Cinema Studio. Director MD Neely begins script analysis and storyboarding.
Early February, 2015: Writer Eric Epperson pens the first draft of Aullido and it is read by a Ph.D. child psychologist and screened for potential triggers for victims of sexual assault. A few small changes are made but the main narrative remains intact. IJM also signs off on the script.
December, 2014: Producers MD Neely and Eric Epperson travel to meet with IJM Guatemalan field office team to hear the story first hand from IJM’s entire team of lawyers, investigators, and aftercare workers. After hearing the story first hand the team decides to tell the story as a narrative rather than a documentary.