The movie ‘Calladita / The Quiet Maid’, which was funded by the sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), has secured a global sales deal and is set to premiere at the Tallinn Film Festival. It is the first European feature film financed by the sale of NFTs and is a debut film and social satire by Spanish filmmaker Miguel Faus.
The world sales rights were acquired by the Iberoamerican company FilmSharks at the Iberseries industry conference. The film won the Steven Soderbergh Foundation Grand Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and was backed by Soderbergh himself with $100,000 from an on-chain fund. It will debut at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in November. The film follows Ana from Colombia as she takes up a servant job in an art collector’s luxury villa, where chaos ensues.
It is based on a short film of the same title by Faus and features a talented cast. Faus expressed his excitement about taking the film to an international stage, and FilmSharks described it as a gem with a strong cinematic director’s eye and an accurate portrayal of social dissonance. Additionally, Faus announced a raffle of a Calladita NFT for those who spot every NFT appearing in the official trailer.