Short Film – The Flying Man

The Flying Man from Marcus Alqueres on Vimeo.

A new superhero is coming, only this time it's on his terms. Will he still be considered a hero?

Directed, produced, financed, edited and story by Marcus Alqueres (
Sound and score by: Roger Lima (
Manager: Scott Glassgold / IAM Entertainment

Website: (for press release)

Written by: Henry Grazinoli and Marcus Alqueres
DOP: Anthony Scott Burns
Production Manager: Christopher Yurkovich
Visual Effects: João Sita / Marcus Alqueres

Mike: Nick Smyth
Rob: Rick Cordeiro
Voices:Justin T. Lee

Colorist: Marco Polsinelli from Topix Fx
A/B Camera: Julian Van Mill / Anthony Scott Burns / Marcus Alqueres
Script Revision: Moss Badran
Sound Recordist: David Guerra / Randy Resh
Production Assistant: Nick Bechard
Additional DOP: Marcus Alqueres (opening and hospital scenes)
Makeup: Helen Johns / Carly Sellen
Special Thanks:
Beatriz Costa / Daniel Luna / Richard Penner / Sarah Arruda
Fernando Faria / Livia Ramos / Xande Torres / Chris Bahry –
Sylvain Taillon / Chris Wallace


THE FLYING MAN – A superhero short film.
The Flying Man is a short film envisioned, financed, produced, directed, edited and co-written by Marcus Alqueres. The short depicts the first appearances of a super powered vigilante, his impact in a modern society and its ethical discussion.
Marcus made The Flying Man in order to demonstrate his vision as he currently outlines a feature version of the script. Marcus believes that releasing it online ahead of festivals could help accessing a potential audience and measure its reception.
The short was produced under a very low budget and it was only possible due to the collaboration of friends and passionate and talented artists. With his background in visual effects, Marcus was able to accomplish around 60 vfx shots with a valuable help of another visual effects veteran João Sita ( within a short period of time for nearly no money.
as a sound designer and composer on top advertising campaigns for agencies all over the world,

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