The Old Silver Key

An adventure, magical drama

A new short film in the making 2021

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Producer, Writer, Director

Journeying through a beguiling labyrinth of stores and cinemas, inspired by a mysterious Key Lord, two wide-eyed girls become friends while navigating a pandemic lockdown to dream of a brighter future.

They escape on a supernatural journey discovering who they might be in a promising new time.

The film project will take the characters and audience through a rollercoaster ride of a time of excess (Pre-Covid), a time of severe lockdowns (Covid), and a hope of a new way (Post-Covid) of living and connecting.

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The project will be filmed in the Central Coast in NSW with mainly local actors and award winning film creatives. It will bring the community together, promoting the culture and business of the area to also build interest in the scenic and human possibilities of a thriving artistic film community.

The film is being cast and working with people of diverse backgrounds in front and behind the camera. The film in its entirety will best represent the true contemporary Australia.

An uplifting story to usher in better times. A ray of hope.

Producer, writer and director - Guillermo Martin Sepulveda

Producer - Adrian Kumic

Director of Photography - Nicholas Price

Sound Designer - Peter Johnson

Special effects make up - Cole Wilson

Animator - Daniel Stone

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Our last short film "Last Goodbye" 2020 was the recipient of international film awards and official selections.

The film has won numerous trophies, awards, certificates and screened in Berlin, Brooklyn, Hollywood, Paris, Sydney, Rome, Moscow, Tokyo, various Indian cities, various Spanish festivals, London, Thailand, Singapore, Bhutan, Mexico, Canada, Portugal...and counting.

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  1. La Dolce Vita Cine Rome, Italy (Best Short Film)

  2. Mont. Blanc International, Paris (Best Experimental Short Film)

  3. South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile (Best Indie Short Film)

  4. Twilight Tokyo Film Festival, Japan (Best Experimental Short Film)

  5. Star Hollywood Film Festival, USA (Best Experimental Film, Best Director, Best film score / soundtrack, Best Actress, Best Actor)

  6. Festival De Indie, India (Best Experimental Film, Best Director, Best Editor, Best Actress, Best Actor awards)

  7. Waikiki Beach International Film Festival, Hawaii, USA (Best Emotional Drama Film, Best Actress, Best Australian Film Score)

  8. Wonderland International Film Festival, Sydney, Australia (Best Experimental Film)

  9. Experimental Film Festival Spain (Best Short Drama)

  10. Indo Overseas Film Festival India (Best Picture, Best Director)

  11. Mount Fuji International Fil Festival (Best Experimental Short Film, Best Experimental Director, Best Actor)

  12. 5 hours Film Challenge (Best Avant Garde Film, Best Director)

  13. Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, India (Best Experimental Short Film)

  14. Big Ben International Film Festival London (Best Experimental Film)

  15. Oasis Cine Awards, India (Best Picture)

  16. Brandenburg International Film Festival, Berlin Germany (Best Experimental Film)

  17. Gangtok International Film Festival India (Best Short Film)

  18. The Best Film Festival Barcelona (Best Sci-Fi Drama)

  19. Sand Dance International Film Festival India (Best Experimental Film)

  20. Cinephilia Motion Pictures Festival, Cadiz, Spain (Best Experimental Film)

  21. Rosebud International Film Festival, India (Best Experimental Film)

  22. Alternative Indie Pro Film Festival, Spain, Argentina (Best Fantastic Film)

  23. Brooklyn International Cinefest NY USA (Outstanding Experimental Film)

  24. Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival India (Best Editor)

  25. Pattaya International Film Festival Thailand (Best Experimental Film, Best Director)

  26. Global Excellence Award, India (Excellence award in Film Direction)

  27. International Art and Documentary Film Awards, Bangalore, India (Best Director, Best Experimental Film)

  28. Weekly Online Film Festival India (Award Winner)

  29. Virgin Spring Cinefest India (Silver Award)

  30. L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival India (Outstanding Achievement)

  31. World Film Carnival Singapore (Outstanding Achievement)

  32. Tagore International Film Festival India (Outstanding Achievement)

  33. Druk International Film Festival Bhutan (Outstanding Achievement)

  34. Kateye International Film Festival India (Outstanding Achievement)

  35. Krimson Horyzon International Film Festival India (Phenomenal Attainment Award)

  36. Europa Film Festival Spain (Finalist - Best Picture, Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actress)

  37. Fiction Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain & Resistencia, Argentina (Finalist)

  38. Teknochat Film Festival, Barcelona (Finalist)

  39. Festival de Cine Fenacir Mexico (Semi-finalist)

  40. Ostia International Film Festival Italy (Semi-finalist)

  41. Directors Cut International Film Festival Canada (Semi-finalist)

  42. New Cinema Lisbon Film Festival, Portugal (Semi-finalist)

  43. Short Shot Fest Moscow (Official Selection)

  44. Alternative Indie Pro Film Festival, Spain (Official Selection)

  45. Vesuvius International Monthly Film Festival Italy (Official Selection)

  46. Short Invictus Portugal (Official Selection)

  47. Great Asian World Cinema International Film Festival India (Official Selection)

  48. Officine Social Movie Italy (Official Selection)

  49. Taiwan Film Festival Australia (Official Selection)

  50. The Best Film Festival, Spain, Barcelona (Official Selection)

  51. Make Art Not Fear Portugal (Official Selection)

  52. Indo American International Festival of World Cinema India (Official Selection)

  53. Oasis Inter Continental Film Festival India (Official Selection)

Photos above by Cliff Kent
Photos above by Cliff Kent