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Written, animated, and directed by Quique Rivera Rivera

Inspired by the Lionfish plague, this underwater neo-noir tells a story about greed and hierarchy in the Caribbean reefs.

Juror's Choice Stellar Animation @ Black Maria Film Festival 2013
Best Graduate Animation Golden Cowbell @ SoDak Animation Festival 2012
Grand Jury's Animated Short Award @ New Orleans Film Festival 2012
Best National Animation @ Cinefiesta 2012: Puerto Rico International Short Film Festival 2012
Best National Animation @ Rincón International Film Festival 2013
Audience Choice-Best Animation @ Rincón International Film Festival 2013

Official selections:
Slamdance 2013 / AHOF's Savannah International Animation Festival 2013/ Ottawa International Animation Festival 2012 / Raindance Film Festival 2012 (London, UK) / Festival Ícaro de Cine de Centroamérica 2012 (Guatemala) / Costa Rica International Film Festival 2012 / Puerto Rico International Film Festival 2012 / Calgary International Festival of Animated Objects 2013/ Rincón International Film Festival 2013/ Geneva Film Festival 2013/ CalArts Experimental Animation Showcase / Northwest Animation Festival 2013/ Toronto Animation Arts Festival International 2013/ Fest Anca 2013/ Pentedattilo Film Festival/ Puerto Rico Comic Con Short Film Fest / Court Metrange Festival/ Nevada City Film Festival / New York City Independent Film Festival/ Route 66 Film Festival/ Beloit International Film Festival/ Chitrakatha13/ Expotoons 2013/ Florida Film Festival 2014/ Animation Breakdown Roundup/ Imagine Film Festival / Chronovision Cinema 2014

Costume design
Melissa Piekaar
Etiennne Rivera-Percussion and sound effects
Melody Yenn-Chello
Quique Rivera-Saxophone
Sound mix
Ashish Dha
Rafaello Mazza

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