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Filmmaker Antonio Darwiche is riding a wave which started with the film Ephemeral
Following the insurmountable success of his film "Ephemeral," a film about a psychiatrist and a patient who shows up with a loaded gun, the film industry is watching writer-director Antonio Darwiche very closely.

"Ephemeral" took home an enormous 14 awards at film festivals around the world, including major wins at the LA Shorts Awards, the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards, and the NYC Indie Film Awards.

"The film premiered at Warner Brothers in a short film private screening and the reception it received was incredible," says Darwiche. "I am truly proud of the film and thankful for the experience achieved through the process of its making."

Prior to finishing "Ephemeral", Antonio worked on Armando Gonzalez's film "Red Vinyl", a story about a Panamanian legend centered on a mysterious red vinyl record. He served as both the editor and consulting producer. Antonio's editing work on the film awarded Best Editing by the LA Shorts Awards.

"Red Vinyl gave me my first taste of success," says Darwiche. "Every lesson I learned on that production was brought over to Ephemeral and helped make it the success it is today."

Unsurprisingly, the filmmaker already has his hands in other projects. Soon after the news broke of  "Ephemeral's" success, Darwiche was once more back on set filming "Masquerade"; a thriller-crime-drama set on a police station where a big mouthed man is being investigated as part of an ongoing attempt of a murder case. "Masquerade is completed andis currently being considered by the top festivals all around the world," says Darwiche.

As he was working on these films, Darwiche was developing a mockumentary-style web series entitled "Typo", based on real people he knew, which exposed the behind-the-scenes of the behind-the-scenes of independent filmmaking.

The main focus, however, would be the relationships between four friends from all corners of the world gathered in the City of Angels to pursue their shared dreams. Quickly, he had made the blueprint of what would be the 10-episode line-up for the first season and not long thereafter scripts where being read and table reads held. Now, "Typo" is nearing completion of filming for season 1 and is in negotiations for distribution.

When asked what's next, Antonio explains that he's teamed up with William Kelso at Kelso Productions to write and develop the feature films "The Hapsburg" and "Gloom", which both have serious subject matter relating to the complex relationships between mothers and their children.

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