Kissing Carmen (romance, short film)

For shy guy Neil, third time’s a charm when it comes to kissing his new girlfriend, Carmen – or so he hopes.

 

Written and Directed by DC Brandon
Starring Lee Lopez and Ness Suarez
Featuring Rohit Kataria and Fernanda Padron Olivas

 

 

DC Brandon - film director

DC Brandon

Writer/Director

DC Brandon is an Edmonton-based short film screenwriter and director. Best known for romantic dramas Kissing Carmen and Amara’s Smile.

Actor Lee Lopez

Lee Lopez

Lead Actor

Lee Lopez is an Edmonton-based actor and star of Kissing Carmen. He has been in numerous films shot in the Edmonton area.

Actress Nes Suarez

Nes Suarez

Lead actress

Nes Suares is a Calgary-based actress and star of Kissing Carmen. Playing Carmen was the first big role for Nes. 

Actor Rohit Kataria

Rohit Kataria

Supporting Actor

Rohit Kataria is based out of Edmonton but born in India. He has appeared in numerous productions directed by DC Brandon.

Awards and Film FEstivals

2021

Official Selection

Love Actually Int’l Storyteller Showcase 

Kissing Carmen

 

2021

Best Short fIlm (honourable mention)

 Hollywood International Golden Age Festival

Kissing Carmen

 

2020

Best Indie Short Film

Vegas Film Awards

Kissing Carmen

 

Film Festival Laurel for New York Film Awards

2019

Best romantic comedy

New York Film Awards

Kissing Carmen

 

2019

Best Romance film

Los Angeles Film Awards

Kissing Carmen

 

2019

Best romantic comedy

Top Shorts Festival 

Kissing Carmen

 

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