NARRATIVE WORK

Devil's Work (Official Trailer - Full film available upon request.)

Rooftop Wars (Official Trailer - Full film available upon request.)

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AMERICAN THIEF (COMING SOON)

A teenage hacker is forced into hiding on the streets of lower Manhattan where his life depends on the decoding of a not-so-virtual reality. 

Developed and Produced by NoPort Films.

Proud recipient of The Jerome Foundation Feature Film Grant 2016.

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Devil's Work

A troubled 14-year-old boy grows increasingly isolated as he obsesses over the circumstances surrounding his father's death. His descent puts him on a dismal and potentially violent course that will lead to major truths and even greater questions.

Proud recipient of The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Short Film Production Grant 2013

Proud Winner of the 2014 DGA Student Film Award for Best Latino Student Director.

Semi-Finalist for the 2015 Student Academy Awards

Best of Fest Winner of The Tyre International Short Film Festival 2015 (Lebanon). 

Best Short Film Winner of the Rio de Janeiro International Uranium Film Festival 2016 (Brazil). 

Official Selection of The L.A. International Film Festival 2015 (USA)

Official Selection of The New Orleans International Film Festival 2015 (USA) 

Official Selection of The Woodstock Film Festival 2015 (USA)

Official Selection of The Athens Film and Video Festival 2015 (Greece)

Official Selection of The Monterrey International Film Festival 2015 (Mexico)

Official Selection of The 2016 G.I. Film Festival 2016 (USA)

Official Selection of The Berlin International Uranium Film Festival 2016 (Germany). 

 

Rooftop Wars 

A group of children steal away from their neighborhood street parade to wage a war on a rooftop.

Proud recipient of the IFP Chicago Production Fund Award 2008

Winner of Best Film at the San Antonio, Texas CineFestival 2010 (USA).

Official Selection of The HBO Latino New York Film Festival 2010 (USA) 

Official Selection of The Nashville Film Festival 2009 (USA).

Official Selection of The Austin Film Festival 2009 (USA)

Official Selection of Athens Film Festival 2009 (USA)

Official Selection of The Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival 2010 (Portugal)  

Official Selection of the Chicago International Latino Film Festival 2009 (USA)

Official Selection of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival 2009 (USA)

Official Selection of the Capital City Film Festival 2010 (USA)

Official Selection of the Waterfront Film Festival 2010 (USA)

Namibia, Brasil (Film Clip)

Miguel Silveira's Columbia College Chicago Undergraduate Thesis Film, Namibia, Brasil, is an award winning short film that screened at more than 35 film festivals including: The Cannes Film Festival 2007 (France), Odense Film Festival 2006 (Denmark), Chicago International Film Festival 2006 (USA), Chicago Children's Film Festival 2006 (USA), BAM Kids Film Festival 2006 (USA), Encounters Film Festival 2006 (UK), Cambridge Film Festival 2006 (UK), Nashville Film Festival 2006 (USA), Hollyshorts Film Festival 2006 (USA), Cinequest 2006 (USA), Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2007 (USA)

Winner of Best Cinematography at the Euroshorts Film Festival 2006 (Poland), Winner of Best Film at the Waterfront Film Festival 2006 (USA), Winner of Best Film at the Columbia College Big Screen Film Festival 2006 (USA), and Winner of Best Film at the Moondance Film Festival 2006 (USA). 

Namibia, Brasil was acquired for broadcast by ZDF and ARTE and distributed in French and German territories.