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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

THE LAST ICE MERCHANT

Directed by Sandy Patch
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 15 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE THE LAST ICE MERCHANT
For the last five decades, Baltazar Ushca has made a living harvesting glacial ice from the tallest mountain in Ecuador. His brothers, Gregorio and Juan, have long since retired from the mountain. This is a tale of cultural change in a small indigenous community and how three brothers have adapted to it.
Documentary
About the Director(s)
Sandy Patch has worked as an editor, colorist, engineer, and post consultant. He worked at Company 3 in Santa Monica, where he headed the company's digital lab, and currently works as a colorist at Final Frame Post, a boutique post house in Manhattan. This is his first film.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2011
  • Length:
    15 minutes
  • Language:
    Spanish, Quichua
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Sandy Patch
  • Producer:
    Jeremy Yaches
  • Editor:
    Josh Banville
  • Executive Producer:
    Uros Anderlic, Pamela Tanner Boll
  • Composer:
    Andes Manta
  • Field Producer:
    Rodrigo Donoso
  • Supervising Editor:
    Jeremiah Zagar
  • Primary Cast:
    Baltazar Ushca, Gregorio Ushca, Juan Ushca

Contacts
  • Producer
    Jeremy Yaches
    Herzliya Films
    147 Union Street, Lower Level Brooklyn, NY 11231
    Phone: 215 284 2624
    jeremy@hzfilms.com
  • Sales Agent
    Sandy Patch
    Cotopaxi Productions
    P.O. Box 1715 New York, NY 10113
    Phone: 347 225 1621
    sandy@cotopaxiproductions.com
  • Producer
    Jeremy Yaches
    Herzliya Films
    147 Union Street, Lower Level Brooklyn, NY 11231
    Phone: 215 284 2624
    jeremy@hzfilms.com
  • Sales Agent
    Sandy Patch
    Cotopaxi Productions
    P.O. Box 1715 New York, NY 10113
    Phone: 347 225 1621
    sandy@cotopaxiproductions.com

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