Longtime colleagues and college friends Gabriel Govela (“Dark Rain”), Irma Deschamps (“Champs”) and Juan Carlos Montes have come together to launch TresTresTres Films, a young and fresh independent production house based in Mexico City.
The trio are currently participating in the Sanfic Industria Morbido Lab for genre projects with Govela’s hardcore horror project “Zarzal”. This is one of six projects presented to potential investors, co-producers, sales agents, and festival and market representatives with a chance to receive budget support and production support from the founder and CEO. by Grupo Morbido, Pablo Guisa.
In “Zarzal”, three childhood friends – DamiÃ¡n, RocÃo and Elia – camp for the night in the desert. During the night, Damien moves away from the camp to go to relieve himself, but in the darkness of the night is attacked and bitten by an unknown animal. His injury is serious enough that the trio decide to travel to the nearest town, Zarzal, to seek medical help.
When they arrive however, everything is closed and apparently abandoned. However, as they attempt to stock up at a drugstore they broke into, the group is attacked by an army of demonic children, forcing them to go their separate ways. The three must defeat the armies of little monsters, drug traffickers themselves stuck in the village, and several locals.
“TresTresTres Films was born out of our love for films and how they make us feel,” said Govela. Variety. âWe are deeply invested in building a great production company and telling awesome stories rooted in our reality that entertain and challenge our audiences and really make them feel; cool and smart content that can make them see things from a different perspective.
“It is a pleasure and an emotion to form a business with friends with whom you share ideals, visions and dedication to what you love to do, which in our case is to create stories and make them come true. on the screen. Deschamps explained. âFriends since university, our paths separated for a while, but today they meet to give life to TresTresTres Films. We want to create content that celebrates the name of our country and that we can all be proud of â
âI am so happy to start this journey with Irma and Gabriel at TresTresTres Films,â said Montes. âWe love movies and stories with the same intensity, but sometimes for different reasons, and it inspires wonderful conversations and sessions of creativity. We dream of being a prolific production company, with stories that touch hearts, shake minds, and contribute to the growth and improvement of the Mexican film industry.
In addition to ‘Zarzal’, the company is currently developing three other projects: ‘Sacrificio’, a 1980s thriller set in the Mexican guerrilla community in which the kidnapping of a prominent politician goes horribly wrong. ; “Camino a la Chingada,” a coming-of-age story about a boy and his close friend, who happens to be an elderly man on the wane of a battle with cancer, who embark on a journey to find the father of the boy; and âQuicksilver,â a supernatural slasher in which the curse of a family’s blood unleashes chaos in Mexico’s silver mining region.
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