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Stories make us human. Everyday I stumble upon hundreds of stories waiting to be told. My work is to collect them, share them and squeeze out the juice to the last drop. Like lime on my tacos.

I am a Mexican / German visual artist and storyteller based in Berlin. Im about to start my last semester of Communication Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam, where I specialised in Film and Illustration. I like to create worlds and tell stories with a focus on strong visuals. I am a fan of the surreal and grotesque. I spend a lot of my time searching for inspiration in art history.

José Rojas
+49 176 61 40 51 81
joserojasott@icloud.com
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Berlin, 2064
Evolin is on the market since some years now — a pill that turns off all sexual desire.

This fictional documentary about a future without sexual desire is the result of a course on speculative design at the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam.
20 min | 2017

Starring: Stephan Brändle, Sabrina Frank, Carolin Maiwald, Michael Schröder, Lia J. von Blarer
Directed & Produced: José Ernesto Rodríguez & José Rojas
Camera: Jan Schulz
Costume: Frida Grubba

 

Originally it was supposed to be a small film exercise. But shortly after writing the script we realised it was something bigger …

Short film about obsession and loneliness 
12 min | 2015

Starring: Max Haase, Tamara Zeriadtke, Isabel Bongard & Jutta Wolff
Direction: José Rojas & Josephine Wolff
Cinematography: Jan Schulz & José Rojas

What if continuity errors had their origins in the plot of the film and not behind the camera?

Short film about a couple and continuity.
4 min | 2015

Starring: Natascha Lawiszus & Sascha Radovanovic
Directed: José Rojas & Ioannis Sarakasidis
Camera: Jan Schulz

The purpose of this video material was to explain Cornelsen’s customers journey in an innovative and fun way. The films were projected at an internal event of the Editorial House.

Teaser
1 min | 2016

Starring: Carolin Maiwald & Jan Schulz
Production: Josephine Wolff
Art Direction: José Rojas
Camera: Jan Schulz

A series of 5 Gifs that tell the story of a street artist painting the walls of the city. Melbourne is the name of a shoe produced by Brütting Diamond.

2015

Illustration: José Rojas
Animation: Philipp Strixner-Weber

Dich suche Ich.

For a couple of months I spent hours searching for personal ads in newspapers and online. Some of them turned out to be not only funny but actually told a story. After reading them I just let the brush do the rest.

2016 | Illustration Series

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