Film production company based in Mexico City founded by Salomón Askenazi & Isaac Cherem. Currently developing a 4 movie investment project which jump started with the most successful crowdfunding project on Fondeadora. Fosforescente produces films for a wide audience with fresh and original content. Our mission is to change the narrative and perspective of international audiences on mexican cinema.

Finished films

Title: Dos Veces Tú (Two Times You)
Production Company:
Fosforescente
Year: 2018
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Length: 95 min
Director: Salomón Askenazi
Producer: Isaac Cherem
Cast: Anahí Dávila, Melissa Barrera, Mariano Palacios, Daniel Adissi.
Synopsis: After an innocent game where they decide to exchange husbands during a wedding, cousins Tania and Daniela decide to drive back home with the husband of the other. One of the cars crashes and an odd couple survives, creating a new, strange relationship.
Sales Agent: One Eyed Films
Title: Clases De Historia
Production Company: Un Beso, DELBA Producciones, Películas Santa Clara, Fosforescente and Labo Digital
Year: 2018
Genre: Drama
Length: 100 min
Director: Marcelino Islas Hernández
Producers: Andrea Toca, Marcelino Islas, Daniela Leyva, Rosa Galguera, Salomón Askenazi e Isaac Cherem
Cast: Verónica Langer, Renata Vaca, Héctor Holten, Gabino Rodríguez, Fernando Álvarez Rebeil
Synopsis: Vero is a history teacher at junior high-school, she is 60 years old and has cancer. Vero's routine life changes when she meets Eva, a new-entry student who is slowly getting into her life. Starting a relationship of friendship that will lead Vero to live towards death, or perhaps to die living.
Sales Agent: Loco Films
Title: El Incidente (The Incident)
Production Company:
Yellow Films, Fosforescente
Year: 2014
Genre: Sci-fi, Drama
Length: 1 h 40 min
Director: Isaac Ezban
Producer: Salomón Askenazi
Cast: Raúl Méndez, Hernán Mendoza, Nailea Norvind, Humberto Busto, Fernando Álvarez Rebeil, Gabriel Santoyo.
Synopsis: Two parallel stories about characters trapped in illogical endless spaces: two brothers and a detective locked on an infinite staircase, and a family locked on an infinite road - for a very long time...
Distributor: Cine Canibal
Sales Agent: Shoreline Entertainment
Title: Ocean Blues
Production Company:
Yellow Films, Fosforescente
Year: 2011
Genre: Drama, Romance
Length: 1 h 33 min
Director: Salomón Askenazi
Producer: Isaac Ezban
Cast: Xavier Villanova, Isabel Piquer
Synopsis: The film follows the life of Isabel and Xavier, both in search of love, both with different goals. Their stories intertwine when they decide to work together. Xavier gets lost in his passion for theater and his desire to be with Isabel, creating a metaphoric world in the beach, where the truth of their love life is portrayed. The story evolves when Xavier asks Isabel to star in his first play, an intense monologue titled "Ocean Blues".
Distributor: Cineteca Nacional

Films in post-production

Title: Leona
Production Company:
Fosforescente
Year: 2018
Genre: Drama
Director: Isaac Cherem
Writers: Isaac Cherem & Naian González Norvind
Producer: Salomón Askenazi
Cast: Naian González Norvind
Synopsis: Ariela, a traditional Jew, meets Ivan, a boy who is not Jewish with whom he begins a secret relationship despite her family beliefs. Along with him, Ariela is exposed to the world that was outside her community bubble. Ariela is discovered and threatened. Maintaining her relationship would mean leaving her life as a Jew and losing forever contact with her family and friends, who oppose courtship.

Films in development

Title: El Rey de la Fiesta (King of the Party)
Production Company: Fosforescente
Year: 2019
Genre: Sci-fi, Drama
Director: Salomón Askenazi
Writers: Salomon Askenazi & Isaac Cherem
Producer: Isaac Cherem
Synopsis: Hector is a shy psychoanalyst. A patient of his invites him to a birthday party. He intends to go, but his pregnant wife has birth complications so he spends the night in the hospital. The next day he learns that everyone in the party remember him, he appears in every picture and a woman he was with the whole night disappeared. People say he was the king of the dance floor. But he didn’t attend.
Title: La Suegra
Production Company: Fosforescente
Year: 2019
Genre: Horror
Director: Mauricio Chernovetzky
Producers: Isaac Cherem & Salomón Askenazi
Synopsis: Carlos and May are getting married, but due to Carlos’ strict upbringing they still haven't had sex. After meeting his controlling mother on the night before the wedding, May rebelliously slips into his fiancé’s quarters and seduces him. The next day, as she stands on the altar, May notices that her sweet Carlos is no longer the same. As the party unfolds, he begins to lose control of his impulses, unleashing an epidemic that removes other guests’ social and moral filters, and turns the joyful event into an apocalyptic nightmare.