FESTIVAL CIRCUIT

CHASING THE DRAGON won five awards, 13 nominations, and was officially selected on

16 film festivals, which four of those were Academy Award Qualifying.

It gathered $4000 dollars on its crowdfunding campaign on Seed&Spark, and it is distributed through the streaming services Revry and Filmocracy

Winner "Best University Filmmaker" at Louisiana LGBT Film Festival.

Winner "First Prize" James Seavor LGBTQ Screenplay at FLICKERS

Winner "Best of the Best"Audience Award at F&MAD Film Festival

Winner of Best Cinematography at Utah Film Awards 2019

Winner of Best Leading Actress at Utah Film Awards 2019

Nominated for Best Music Score at Utah Film Awards 2019

Nominated for Best Ensemble Cast at Utah Film Awards 2019

Nominated for Best Utah Shorts at FilmQuest

Nominated for Best LGBTQ Film at Golden Door
Nominated for Best Actress at Golden Door
Nominated for Best Screenplay at Golden Door

Finalist at San Bernardino Student Film Festival

Quarterfinalist at Davey Foundation Short Film Grants

Official Selection at Kinofilm Manchester International Film Festival

Official Selection at Golden Door International Film Festival

Official Selection at Out On Film Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival

Official Selection at Film Quest

Official Selection at Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival

Official Selection at Louisiana LGBT Film Festival

Official Selection at 24th North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Festival

Official Selection at Davey Fest - The Davey Foundation 2019

Official Selection at Utah Film Awards 2019

Official Selection at BoVI Film Festival

Official Selection at Reel Out Charlotte Film Festival

Official Selection at Reality Bites Film Independent Festival

Official Selection at San Bernardino Student Film Festival

Official Selection at 35th Wicked Queer Film Festival

Official Selection at 13th Annual Park City Film Series

Official Selection at F&MAD Film Festival 2019

Winner Film Review

Winner for Best Leading Actress and Best Cinematography.

Check out this review.

First Prize Award

We are glad to announce that 

we got First Prize Award at RIIFF at the Screenplay Competition

Audience Award

We got the audience award at the F&MAD Film Fest in

Salt Lake City

ABOUT

Arriving at the scene of an overdose, a trans detective gets stymied by local PD. Refusing to submit to pressure or prejudice, she digs into the investigation and does the victim justice by finding out the truth about her source, a connect too close to home.

 
 

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Meet The Team

DIRECTOR

Eduardo Ayres Soares

Director, editor, and instructor, born in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 1989. He studied film production at the Allegheny College, New York University – Tisch, and Visual Arts in Brazil. He worked at the production company Querosene Pictures, editing several documentaries, commercials and was the senior editor of the weekly TV series "Banquete Experiências Gastronômicas." which he directed the last two episodes. Nowadays, he courses his MFA in Film Production at The University of Utah. His work focus on LGBT issues.

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REPRESENTATION

Eduardo Ayres Soares

Director

vaivasvata@gmail.com

(801) 462-3367

José Remes

Producer

remesjose@gmail.com

(626) 372-4191

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