(Augmented Reality Experience)
Paired is an augmented reality short film that delves into the lives of two socks, Saul and Sadie. These two “solemates” do everything together around Randy’s feet and are finding a monotony to their relationship, but when they are separated from each other at the laundromat, Sadie and Saul find themselves plunged into the world of lost misfit clothes and along their adventures, they learn the value of taking risks and learn to truly appreciate their partnership.
Director Biography – Andres Rovira, JC Diaz Andres Rovira is a Cuban American, LA-based filmmaker whose writing/directing work spans films, shorts and branded content for Forbes, Bacardi, J. Wakefield Brewing, Inman, and B12 Love. In 2018, he wrote/directed his first feature film, “Between the Darkness,” starring Lew Temple and Danielle Harris, available on Amazon Prime. In 2019, he created and directed the first documentary series, “Titans on the Rocks,” for the new Forbes8 platform. His scripts have placed in the 2016 Austin Film Festival (Finalist) and the Academy Nicholl Fellowship (Semi-Finalist). He’s always looking for his next filmmaking adventure.
J.C. Diaz is a Cuban American, LA-based digital content creator by night and by day is a Digital Innovation Product Lead at the Walt Disney Company, where he leads cross-functional teams to discover, test, and develop innovative products and experiences in the emerging technology spaces (AR, VR, NLP, AI) for Parks and Consumer Products. In 2016, he worked at Littlstar VR and launched the popular app for Playstation VR. In 2017, he launched the Movies Anywhere platform and apps at the Walt Disney Studios. In 2019, he launched ShopDisney’s very first AR experience in partnership with LEGO. In 2020, he co-directed, co-wrote, and fully developed Paired Studios’ very first AR short story called Paired, which tells the story of lost socks, who learn the value of taking risks in life and how to appreciate the true love of “solemates.”