9th edition: 21 April – 26 April 2020

Giants (2015 Short Film)

Damian Marcano | Netherlands | 2015 | 15 min | Dutch, English

Screens before: Today. The youth of Rotterdam and their role models, parents, and guardians… otherwise known as giants.

After Trinidadian director Damian Marcano won the Yellow Robin Award for his feature God Loves the Fighter at IFFR Curaçao 2014, he spent two months in Rotterdam, where he made the short film Giants. A moving story about youngsters in Rotterdam and who they look up to, their giants.

Year in
Festival

2015

Director

Damian Marcano

Camera

Damian Marcano

Country

Netherlands

Editor

Damian Marcano

Language

Dutch
English

Length

15 min

Music

Lou Lyons
Coco T

Producer

Damian Marcano

Production Design

Alexa Bailey

Scenario

Damian Marcano
A View with a Room

Sound Design

Lou Lyons

Year of Production

2015

Damian MARCANO (Trinidad) moved to the USA when he was 12. He initially wanted to become a doctor and studied medicine at Ohio State University. In the end, however, he became a web designer and programmer and then a filmmaker. God Loves the Fighter is his first feature film after his short film The Little Boy and the Ball (2011). The film won three prizes at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival including the audience prize, and Marcano won the Yellow Robin Award in Curaçao IFFR 2014.

 

Filmography

The Little Boy and the Ball (2011, short), God Loves the Fighter (2013), Giants (2015, short doc)