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DAN NOVARRO

DIRECTOR • EDITOR • VFX ARTIST

 

Dan Novarro's 2021 VFX reel featuring clips from both personal and commercial projects.

 

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Dan was interviewd on ABC 7's latino commuinty affiars talkshow Tiempo for his work on his short film La Chancletera. The film was a featured selection of the New York Latino Film Festival. 

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Hasta Domingo Soy Gringo is Dan's thesis film from his time at NYU. Filmed in 4 days on a tight $2,000 budget, Dan, alongside his cast and crew, worked together to create a special story about the identity issues mixed race individuals face on their journey towards self discovery.

 

Gabriel, a cowardly teenager, is forced to confront his own culture after his kid-genius stepsister teleports them to an unfamiliar world. Once there he must rescue her from a gang of dangerous toy-obsessed debt collectors before their house explodes and their parents get back from dinner.

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La Chancletera is Dan's junior year film from his time at NYU. Taking inspiration from a story about his own abuela and starring his cousins, Dan's first soiree into short films was a family affair. Albiet a bit antiquated as a form of discipline,  La chancla is still a prevalent and feared memory in latino households everywhere. A love letter to his Abuela, Dan made this movie to show how grandmas can be the real superheroes of the family. 

 

When a greedy landlord attempts to unfairly evict Abulea, she must use the powers of Latino parenting to protect her grandson and her home.

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