Short film THE RAVEN about Chris Black possesses a power that could lead to the destruction of the current regime, and they will stop at nothing to destroy him.
The chase is on as Chris runs for his life in this sci-fi thriller set in an alternate and futuristic Los Angeles. Director: Ricardo de Montreuil. Producers: Ricardo de Montreuil & Eliz Eskeranli
This short film brings a element of originality which is missing from so many short films these days, the short film is not only engaging but intricate the director #Ricardo-de-Montreuil has done a superb job in delivering a solid story with some stunning visuals.
Ricardo de Montreuil
De Montreuil is currently Creative Director at newly launched NBC Universal channel Mun2. Since his involvement with the company, the channel has had massive ratings growth. Prior to this, De Montreuil was Senior Art Director at MTV Networks Latin America, where he oversaw the overall promotional design and content of the MTV channels throughout the Latin American region. De Montreuil was selected as one of Advertising Age's 40 Under 40 of 2006 and one of the 10 Hispanic raising starts in Hollywood according to Hispanic magazine in its 2008 entertainment issue.
He was raised in a family of documentarians and travelled extensively as part of the family shooting team. He received his degrees at the Florida State University Film School and the School of Communication.
As a feature film cinematographer he is best known for the Latin American film La Mujer de mi hermano. Based on a novel by the controversial Peruvian author Jaime Bayly, it was acquired by Twentieth Century Fox for distribution in Latin America and by Lionsgate for U.S theatrical distribution. My Brother's Wife is one of the most successful local films in the history of Latin American exhibition, and enjoyed both the largest release and biggest opening weekend box-office for a Latin film in the USA ever.
Sanchez has lensed commercials all over the world for a broad range high profile clients including: VW, Chrysler, Honda, BMW, Mini Cooper, Toyota, Citroen, Ford, Scion, Heineken, Miller Lite, Peroni, Wendy’s, Mc Donald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut, AT&T, T-Mobile, Walgreen’s, Best Buy and many others. He has also been active shooting show opens and promos for USA Networks, NBC, Discovery Networks, MTV, SyFy, Cartoon Network, Mun2, Telemundo and the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, among others.
He has also enjoyed success in the music video world, working with taletents such as: Ricky Martin, Taio Cruz, Daughtry, Daddy Yankee, and Wisin y Yandel.
Productions Sanchez has lensed have been screened and recognized at Cannes, the Andys, the Emmys, the New York Festivals, Promax/BDA, the Clios, Sundance, South by Southwest, and the New York Independent Film Festival.