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WELCOME TO ZATORI  FILMS

We are a full-service Film Production Company dedicated to producing exceptional content and high-quality new media. We are more than just a production company - we provide additional services to ensure that each video we produce is smart, engaging, and achieves its purpose. Our team consisting of an under-represented diverse group of talented, creative, and hardworking filmmakers. The majority of our team are minority female professionals. We are dedicating our lives to produce one-of-a-kind and rewarding projects. We also advocate Mental Health Awareness with the goal of helping underprivileged communities everywhere.

ZATORI Films cater to all big and small productions. Our goal is to provide clients with exceptional work and results. Get in touch with us to learn what we can do for your projects and/or business.

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MAYA THE SACRIFICE

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FEATURE  FILM

(Dark Fantasy Horror)

 

 

LOGLINE:  When her nightmare becomes reality.

YEAR:  2019  |  Award-winning Short Concept

 

SYNOPSIS:

Maya has been having recurring nightmares since her father died. She's going back to the Philippines to bury him next to her mother's grave. Her mother died when she was born. Maya and her father moved to Chicago when she was 17. She hasn't been back since they moved. Maya is taking her daughter to the Philippines for the first time. She has mixed emotions about their upcoming trip. She's worried that bad things will happen while they're in the Philippines. Maya loves her daughter very much. She is her world and she will do anything to protect her. Maya's worst fear becomes reality. Her daughter's life is in the hands of a dangerous creature. Maya has to act fast to save her. She unravels the truth about her bloodline. She must choose to accept who she is or lose her daughter for good.

 

MAYA the Sacrifice is a film for a cause dedicated to Mental Health Awareness. It is a dark fantasy horror folklore feature based on a story of a mother's love for her daughter. Together they fight to destroy the deadliest and scariest monsters alive. A story of love, courage, strength, determination, bravery, and triumph. The film will give you chills, suspense, love, laughter, drama, thrills, actions, and scare that will leave you off the edge of your seats and your eyes glued to the screen.

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THE LAST PRANK

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FEATURE  FILM

(Psychological Thriller)

 

LOGLINE:  Karma is coming for you!

 

YEAR:  2019 | Nominated Short Concept

 

SYNOPSIS:

Charlie loves to prank-call his friends and neighbors. His best friend, Marcus, warned him to stop before he gets caught.

One day, Charlie got a shocking call that changed his life forever. His mother was murdered.

Charlie is on the hunt to find his mother's killer, by doing his own investigation starting from the residents of their apartment building. He vows to avenge his mother's death.

 

The Last Prank is a story of mystery and vengeance.

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DANIEL'S REINDEER

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FEATURE  FILM

(Holiday Family Miracle)

 

LOGLINE:  Miracles can happen anytime and anywhere.

YEAR:  2020 | Nominated Short Concept

 

 

SYNOPSIS:

The story of a bright and happy 13yo boy named Daniel Bautista and his reindeer ornament. His  undocumented immigrant mother, Josephine Bautista, works as a caregiver for seniors to support her son. The unprecedented pandemic that shook the whole world left the mother and son homeless. Regardless of all the obstacles, Josephine is facing, she makes sure that her son is well taken care of. Daniel was diagnosed with high-functioning autism when he was little. Despite his condition, he has a happy outlook on life. His father left them when he was a baby. The only thing that Daniel has from his father is the wooden reindeer that his mother gave him, and he wears it as a necklace. Daniel always has his reindeer with him wherever he goes. Little did he know that the reindeer would turn their lives around for the better.

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MAYA MOVEMENT

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REACH OUT & LISTEN PROJECT

(Mini Docu-series)

 

 

YEAR:  In Development

 

 

SYNOPSIS:

MAYA Movement is a documentary series dedicated to Mental Health Awareness. The Mental Health crises are at its peak, and suicide amongst children and adults is at an all-time high.

Our mission is to advocate and promote MAYA Movement Reach Out & Listen Project through person-to-person connections and interactions.

Zatori Films team will be on the road to your town or city, sharing stories, laughter, tolerance, and love. Say "NO" to Mental Health stigma because everyone's lives matter.

Join the MAYA Movement crusade to spread awareness. It's time to get back to

basic and unplug. 

THE POWER OF CARING SAVES LIVES!

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THE MYTHS BENEATH

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TV  SERIES

(Fantasy Fiction Adventure)

 

 

LOGLINE:  The greatest discovery humankind ever made.

YEAR:  In Development

 

SYNOPSIS:

A group of archeologists led by Allison Legaspi, Andrew Montana, and Tyler Bradshaw is on an excursion that turns into chaos as one of the interns discovers an exceptional skeleton that takes him to an ancient world, the world that is forgotten. Whoever finds the skeleton is destined to return them to their native land or suffer the consequences. Will they be able to return the skeleton without any obstacles before it's too late?

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GIDEON SKKY

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FEATURE  FILM

(Sci-Fi Fantasy)

 

 

LOGLINE:  The second coming of the Messiah.

YEAR:  In Development

SYNOPSIS:

A 13yo Gideon Skky finds himself traveling back in time to a planet of chaos and catastrophe. Gideon doesn't know why he ended up in such an unfamiliar world. He's trying to figure out how to get back home. Much to his surprise, he realized that he can heal the humans in the present world that he's now a part of. Everyone celebrates Gideon as the second coming of the Messiah. Will he be able to help this world survive the next apocalypse? Can he stop the calamity that is unfolding to help his new friends?

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BLANK WALL

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TV  SERIES

(Sci-fi Mystery Thriller)

 

 

LOGLINE:  Life can change in the blink of an eye.

YEAR:  2020  |  Award-winning Short Concept

 

 

SYNOPSIS:

Brenna, a thriving screenplay writer, was on top of her game. She's been recognized for her unique writing style and has received various prestigious awards. People started to notice her work. Brenna is proud of what she has accomplished and keeps pushing herself toward her goal, and will not stop until she achieves it.

One recent life-changing event shook her world apart. She was devastated and angry at the circumstances. A sound of a laptop keyboard startled and woke Brenna up. She was shocked at what she uncovered. She couldn't believe her eyes. Was it a reality, or was it all a dream?

Brenna is convinced that there is a world out there that is paralleled to ours and vows to solve the mystery that she had just unfolded.

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LUNA-TIC

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TV  SERIES

(Sci-fi Thriller)

 

 

LOGLINE: The race to save mankind.

YEAR: 2021  |  Award-winning Short Concept

 

SYNOPSIS:

LUNA DOE is convicted and charged with first-degree murder for killing her unborn twins. She insists that she did not commit the heinous crime since the twins were not humans and she's saving the world from distraction.

UNA is admitted to Bradley Institution, a mental health facility that caters to dangerous criminals. She doesn't trust anyone around her.

JACOB SHAW, the state-appointed defense lawyer for LUNA is handling the riveting case. He finds out client his client has no records of existence.

LUNA & JACOB goes on a thrill-chilling ride of their lives to save humanity. Will they succeed?

RAVEN'S LAST PROPHECY

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TV  SERIES

(Psychological Thriller Horror)

 

 

LOGLINE:  In the midst of darkness comes the light.

YEAR:  2022 | Nominated Short Concept

 

SYNOPSIS:

Raven Zamora is a know soul healer. She helps her patients transition to the afterlife.

An unexpected call completely changes Raven's life.

The destiny that Raven did not envisions haunts her. But will she escape the nightmare that she's about to face?

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THE VLOGGER'S NIGHTMARE

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TV  SERIES

(Psychological Thriller)

LOGLINE:  Nothing ever goes as planned.

YEAR:  2022 I Award-winning Short Concept

 

SYNOPSIS:

TANYA LOPEZ, a nature photographer blogger known in her community, is taking her career to the next level. She started a video blog like everyone else, capitalizing on her talent.

 

One cold day, TANYA is getting ready to do her very first on-site video blog at a forest preserve nearby to capture the beautiful nature in the middle of the winter season. As she was setting up her equipment, she heard a scary familiar sound that she did not anticipate.

 

Upon witnessing the ill-fated event that changes the fate of her existence. Will she survive the hellish nightmare that she's about to endure?

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I KILLED MYSELF

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FEATURE  FILM

(Psychological Thriller)

LOGLINE: When revenge turns deadly.

Year: In Development

 

SYNOPSIS:

Ivy Alvarez, a successful entrepreneur is over the moon about her upcoming nuptials to a handsome, successful architect.

One day, she finds herself inside A dark coffin. IVY escapes from the scary ordeal that she has no recollection of. Her life turns upside down & lost everything she had. IVY is determined to find the culprit. Will she find out the truth?

THE FIRMAMENT

TV  SERIES

(Sci-Fi Adventure)

 

 

LOGLINE:  She can't rewrite the past but she can change her future.

YEAR:  In Development

SYNOPSIS:

It's that time of the year when a 9-year-old, American girl, Victoria visits her father at McMurdo Station in Ross Island, Antarctica, where he lives and works as a research scientist. One sunny day, the father & daughter went on an adventure trip to one of the volcanic lava caves nearby when Victoria discovered something that would change the course of their world. Now, her father and his fellow scientists are in a race to prevent the upcoming catastrophe that is unfolding. Will they be able to prevent the unforeseen destruction that their world is about to face?

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YEAR FOUNDED: 2019

 

No Small Potatoes is a non-profit organization (501c3) dedicated to Mental Health Awareness.​ Our mission is to promote, advocate, and spread awareness & tolerance.

​The foundation aims to raise money to support underprivileged communities everywhere.

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MAYA Movement is a documentary film dedicated to Mental Health Awareness. Our mission is to promote and advocate awareness & tolerance through an artistic approach to help Mental Health communities everywhere.

 

Our team would like to thank you for your donations and support. Helping others is not a chore; it is the greatest gift.

THE POWER OF CARING SAVES LIVES! 

Please click the link below for our GoFundMe page.

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AWARD-WINNING SHORT FILM

AWARD-WINNING SHORT FILM

MAYA the Sacrifice

LUNA-TIC

AWARD-WINNING SHORT FILM

NOMINATED SHORT FILM

BLANK WALL

Daniel's Reindeer

AWARD-WINNING SHORT FILM

NOMINATED SHORT FILM

The Vlogger's Nightmare

Raven's Last Prophecy

AWARD-WINNING COMMERCIAL TRAILER

ZATORI  FILMS  TEAM

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AWARDS

BEST SHORT

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BEST EDITING

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