Trickster – The Matrix Fan film


Trickster is a small Live-action short film based on the Matrix movie, it’s a fan-made film to see how far we can go with our skills in Film making and Visual effects.

The project was born in 2013 when Antonio, a friend of mine, suggested to make a video with a Sentinel 3D model that i made some time ago for fun. I was hooked since the beginning with the idea, i wrote a small synopsis and then a 3 page script, the project started to grow more than i expected. At the beginning we only thought of making a small visual effects integration video and then we ended up with a 3 minute live action short film.

This project was made in Colombia, and it was shot near Bogotá using a GH3 Camera and some Rokinon Lenses.

I want to thank Alejandro Ramírez for helping me along the project until the End with his enormous talent, and the talent of his musician and sound team (his website: I also want to thank William Rodriguez from for his unconditional help offering several tools that we used in post-production. Thanks Brigitte you did a great Job being the sole actress of this short, it was fun to work with you. Daniel, Felipe and my brother Diego with their useful help at the shooting day. And thanks Esteban and the rest of the visual effects team that helped me as well with the postproduction.

If you want to check some project pics, work in progress and details of the project check this link:



Felix Joleanes – Director, Writer and Producer –
Brigitte Hernández – Star
Antonio Mendoza – Co-producer –
Daniel Angarita – Director of Photography
Felipe Ramirez – Assistant Director
Alejandro Ramírez Rojas – Music Composer and Conductor –

Visual Effects Team
Felix Joleanes – VFX Supervisor – CG Generalist –
Antonio Mendoza – Shaders, Lighting & Rendering Artist –
Esteban Ariza – 3D Modeler –
Diana Caicedo – Lighting & Rendering Artist
Jonny Munevar – Set Photographer

Music & Sound
Angélica Wilches – Sound Designer / Mixer
Gustavo Cruz – Foley Artist
Juan Camilo Arboleda – Score Orchestrator
Marcela Zorro – Score Recording & Mixing
Oscar Olaya – Assistant Composer

Jhon Barragan – Sound recorder / Additional animation
Diego Joleanes – Production Assistant
Felix Emilio Rodriguez – Prop Maker
Jorge Roman – Additional Editing

Special Thanks
William Rodriguez
Johan Romero
Sebastian Niño
Ian Nicolás
Alejando Albarracín

With The collaboration of
Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional De Colombia
Efecto Studios

Trickster is a non-profit fan film for private use only, and is not for sale or resale. It is strictly for the promotional use of our crew. It is in NO way endorsed by Warner Brothers nor is it intended to undermine or compete with any existing or forthcoming material. Trickster is created for fun and should not be sold, rented or used for anything of the sort. We make no claim to any of the characters, locations, storyline, props, costume designs, logos, names or situations that are trademarked, copyrighted or otherwise protected by the federal, state, international or other intellectual property law. This film is produced solely for the personal enjoyment of ourselves and any other Matrix fans. No copyright infringement is intended or implied.

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