1. Bloom is a story about taking risks. As the short film opens, we meet Isabella, an Argentinian girl arriving in the U.S. for the very first time to visit a long-time friend. Looking to escape the monotony of everyday life, Isabella finds herself in a remote West Coast mountain town armed with nothing but her luggage and scant understanding of the English language. Upon realizing her luggage was mixed up at the airport, she embarks on an unexpected journey with a stranger, one that flips her world upside down. Limited by language barriers, these two strangers must rely only on body language and facial expressions to convey even simple thoughts and ideas.
    Credits:
    Directors: Diego Contreras, Khalid Mohtaseb
    Cast: Florencia Chiaramoni, James Mackay
    Writer: Diego Contreras
    Director Of Photography: Khalid Mohtaseb
    Producer: Brendan Cochrane
    Production Company: NYLAHD
    Co-Producers: Diego Contreras, Khalid Mohtaseb
    Production Supervisor: James Parker
    Location Managers: Fred Gee, Chris Langley
    Location Supervisor: Manuel Ruiz
    Production Designer: Joseph Sciacca
    Editor: Alex Bohs
    Edit Producer: Josh Greenberg, We Are Famous
    Colorist: Aline Sinquin, The Mill
    Color Assist: Elias Nousiopoulus, Ashley Ayarza
    Color Producer: Kimberly Rivero
    Sound Design and Mix: Defacto Sound
    2nd Unit DP: Dan Stewart
    Steadicam Operator: Mike Wilson
    1st AC: Jared Knecht
    Aerial Photography: Aerial Imagery Works
    Gaffer: Dan Stewart
    Prop Master: Madison Hatch
    Behind-the-scenes: David Gamboa
    Location Sound: David Gamboa
    Stylist: Saury Armenta
    Hair/Makeup: Diana Solano
    VFX: Cvlt Production, Tanguy Bodivit
    VFX Producer: Chavvah Stuart
    Additional VFX: Dan DiFelice
    Additional Cast: Diana Solano, Tom Spinks, Cheryl Howerton
    Music / Score:
    "Arrival", original track by Nathan Matthew David.
    "Lost and Found", "Steering Blind", "Wherever It Goes" original tracks by The Driftmob Orchestra. Courtesy of Soundproof Tracks.
    "Perfect Vision", Courtesy of Soundproof Tracks.
    "Crow: When Your Love Somebody" by Kool Head
    Written by Brandon McMichael and Jason Nitti
    Courtesy of Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
    Special Thanks:
    Vimeo, Bullitt Branded, Red Digital Cinema, Glyph Production Technologies, California Stake Parks, and Hernany Perla.

    # vimeo.com/114803463 Uploaded
  2. Open Your Eyes — a tale of new-found hope. Through Contreras' lens, we’re launched into the deep and dark thoughts of an elderly man who struggles to adapt to his recent blindness. His wife has passed and his daughter has moved into the city to chase after her dream career, leading him to live an isolated life in his secluded Louisiana farm house. When, for his 70th birthday, his daughter plans a surprise journey to all the places that marked his childhood, he attempts to regain the hope and joy for life he once knew. Narrated through a thank-you poem written by the father to his daughter, we’re left to see the world through his eyes, even as he can’t see for himself.
    Director: Diego Contreras
    Cast: Lafair Hebert, Jessica Swopshire
    Writer: Diego Contreras
    Director Of Photography: Khalid Mohtaseb
    Producer: Brendan Cochrane
    Co-Producers: Diego Contreras, Khalid Mohtaseb
    Production Designer: Joseph Sciacca
    Location Manager: Julie Bordelon
    Editor: Adam Rudd, Final Cut
    Edit Assistant: Nicke Hupp
    Edit Producer: Suzy Ramirez
    Colorist: Diego Contreras
    Sound Design & Mix: Defacto Sound
    Original Score: Ryan Taubert
    Gaffer / 2nd Unit DP: Daniel Stewart
    1st AC: Jared Knecht
    Steadycam Operator: Mike Wilson
    Key Grip: Aaron “Otter” Moore
    Prop Master: Madison Hatch
    Art Assistant: Brooke Taylor
    Aerial Photography: Aerial Imagery Works
    Behind-the-scenes: David Gamboa
    Key Grip: Aaron “Otter” Moore
    Stylist: Saury Contreras-Armenta
    Hair/Makeup: Diana Solano
    Production Assistant: Robert Tarleton, Albert Dat Tim Johnson
    Production Company: NYLAHD
    Voiceover Writer: El Jefe
    Voiceover Actor: William Bryan
    Additional Cast: Michelle Jeanmard, Chubby Carrier, Jovan Williams, Gabriel Perrodin, Emmett Carson,
    Patricia Hebert, Ora Hebert, Rachel Bruno, Melena Naumann, John Naumann
    Tech Sponsors: Red Digital Cinema, Glyph Hard Drives

    # vimeo.com/114809073 Uploaded
  3. Beethoven For All | National TV Commercial | :30 Second
    Director: Noah Shulman
    Editor: Noah Shulman
    DP: Bruce Cole
    Producer: Brendan Cochrane
    Art Director: William Marshall
    Shot on Location at Cinema World Studios, Brooklyn, NY

    # vimeo.com/46398751 Uploaded
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  5. Brendan Cochrane Producer
    Diane Paragas Director
    Manfred Reiff Director of Photography
    Agency G2

    # vimeo.com/55211381 Uploaded

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