She Wolf Totem

She Wolf Totem

Verónica Echegui
Estíbaliz accepted her high-school friend Raquel's invitation to attend her village's festivities. What initially seems like a fun and exciting weekend turns nightmarish as Estíbaliz finds out these festivities involve the village men dressing up as wolves and hunting the women during the night. And what's even more terrifyng: nobody else seems to be alarmed or upset by this horrofic and twisted tradition.
Director, screenwriter, actress. Verónica Echegui, born in Madrid, in 1983. Even though she's best known for her acting career, in recent times she's been taking up scriptwriting and directing. In this field, she attended the Tool Foundation Workshop with Brad Barnes at the Directing Actors School of Los Angeles, she also attended two seminars: The Writer / Director Collaboration by Tim Fywell and Visual Storytelling bu Josh Appignanesi. She Wolf Totem is her first short film, and it's a big step in her career as a writer and director. Filmography: She Wolf Totem (2021) Short Film - director, screenwriter

– Spanish Academy Goya Awards 2022 – Best Fiction Short Film (Spain)

– Semana de Medina del Campo 2021 – National Premiere / Best Director, Best Actress, Best Costume, Young Jury Award (Spain)
– Festival de Málaga. Cine en Español 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– CINEMA JOVE. Festival Internacional de Cine de Valencia 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Festival Internacional de Cine de Sax 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Festival Ibérico de Cinema 2021 – Official Selection / Best Director, Best Actress, Young Jury Award (Spain)
– Festival Internacional de Cinema de Cerdanya 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Festival de Cine de Astorga 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Semana de Cine de Melilla. XII Premio de Cortometrajes “Manuel Carmona Mir” 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Directed by Women 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Premios Pavez. Festival de Cortometrajes Talavera de la Reina 2021 – Best National Film, Best Director, Best Script (Spain)
– FCM-PNR. Festival de Cine de Madrid 2021 – Official Selection / Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Director (Spain)
– Cortogenia 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Concurso de Cortometrajes K-Lidoscopi 2021 – Official Selection / Best Sound (Spain)
– FICVI. Festival Internacional de Curtmetratges de Vila-seca 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– ABYCINE. Festival y Mercado de Cine Independiente de Albacete 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Octubre Corto. Festival de Cine en Arnedo 2021 – Official Selection / Riojan Youth Jury Award, Best Actress (Spain)
– Festival Huellas 2021 – Official Selection (France)
– New Orleans Film Festival 2021 – Official Selection / International Premiere (USA)
– Certamen Internacional de Cortos “Ciudad de Soria” 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– FICC. Festival de Cine de Cartagena 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)

  • Original title Tótem Loba
  • Director Verónica Echegui
  • Duration 23
  • Production year 2021
  • Aspect 16:9
  • Format 2K
  • Category Short Film
  • Subcategory Fiction
  • Gender Drama
  • Nationality Spain
  • Producer Estela Films, Pólvora Films, El Loco Produce
  • Dialogue language Spanish
  • Subtitle language English
  • Intérpretes Isa Montalbán, Delia Brufau, Usúe Álvarez, Almudena Hinarejos, Elena Ábalos, Elisa Drabben, Fátima Baeza