Fran Casanova, filmmaker born in 1977 (Tenerife, Canary Islands, SPAIN)
SHORT FILMS
• Máscara de cordura (Mare Films)
Shooting
Director and Screenwriter
• Hay algo en la oscuridad
July 2017
Director, Screenwriter and Executive Producer
• Ayúdame a Recordar (Tiempo de Rodar)
September 2011 – November 2011
Director and Screenwriter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_Lnjjm6ft0
- Audience Award in the XIII Short Film Festival CORTEN -- CIUDAD DE CALAHORRA (La Rioja, 2012)
- Best Short Film Award of Castilla y León in the II Short Film Festival AVILACINE (Ávila, 2013)
- First Award in L`Epeo D`ORO International Film Festival CinemadaMare (Italy, 2013)
- Rubén Tobías recibe el Premio al Mérito como actor protagonista en “The IndiFest Film Awards" (California, 2013)
- Best live action short film Award Bamkids Film Festival (New York, 2014)
- First Award in VI Short Film Festival “de La Victoria de Acentejo” (Tenerife, 2016)
• Campo de Batalla (Carisma Films)
June 2010 – September 2010
Director and Screenwriter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n39K48o0zc
- First prize in the I Spanish Civil War Short Film Festival (Abánades, 2011)
- First prize in the V International Short Film Festival Olavarría FICO (Argentina, 2011)
- First prize in the 29 Th Navás Short Film Festival (Barcelona, 2010)
- Special Jury Prize at the 16 th "Ciudad de Valls" Short Film Festival (Tarragona, 2010)
• El Corazón del Dragón
In posproduction
Director, Assistant director, Producer, Screenwriter, Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Art Director, Editor, Fight Coordination and Actor.
Responsible for running all the production process including: location scouting, cast, crew, equipment, costume and wardrobe, props, special vehicles, special effects, transport, catering. Desiging and controling the shooting schedule.
https://vimeo.com/13490837
https://vimeo.com/53407073
• Indiana Jones y la Búsqueda del Ídolo Perdido
April 2008 – July 2008
Director, Assistant director, Producer, Screenwriter, Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Art Director, Editor, Fight Coordination and Actor.
Responsible for running all the production process including: location scouting, cast, crew, equipment, costume and wardrobe, props, special vehicles, special effects, transport, catering. Desiging and controling the shooting schedule.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY89Mm-dSmM
- First Award in Tri-City Independent/Fan Film Festival "TCIF3", fan film category (Washington, 2009)
- Premiere in New York Comic Con (New York, 2009)
• Merry Christmas
October 2007 – December 2007
Director, Assistant director, Producer, Screenwriter, Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Art Director and Editor
Responsible for running all the production process including: location scouting, casting, crew, equipment, costume and wardrobe, props, transport, catering. Desiging and controling the shooting schedule
https://vimeo.com/3028491
- First Award in Cruzarte Short Film Festival (Tenerife, 2007)
• Oportunidad
June 2003 – September 2003
Director, Assistant director, Producer, Screenwriter, Camera Operator, Fight Coordination and Actor
Responsible for running all the production process including: location scouting, casting, crew, equipment, costume and wardrobe, props, transport, catering. Desiging and controling the shooting schedule.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPjDyO6fLgA
- Seleceted in “4ª Muestra de Jóvenes Realizadores” (Cuba, 2006)
- Seleceted in “Festival de Cine Independiente y de Culto Cinemad” (2003)
- Seleceted in “Festival de Cine de Tapiales” (Argentina, 2004)
- Seleceted in “Festival de Cine de Sitges sección Brigadoon” (2003)
• Cuando Pedro Dejó a Alicia (La Mirilla Producciones)
September 2002 – November 2002
Director.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSFpPk-P8WQ
• Tiempo Muerto (Metropolis Film Academy)
July 2001 – September 2001.
Director.
• Matanza Máxima
June 2000 – July 2000.
Director, Assistant director, Producer, Screenwriter, Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Fight Coordination and Actor.
Responsible for running all the production process including: location scouting, casting, crew, equipment, costume and wardrobe, props, transport, catering. Desiging and controling the shooting schedule.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzgDd9lVOf8
FEATURE FILMS
• Allied (Paramount Pictures / Sur- Film)
May 2016
Assistant director: SET PA (Crowd)
Canary Island Unit
• Jason Bourne (Universal Pictures / Sur- Film)
September 2015
Assistant director: SET PA (Crowd)
Second Unit in Tenerife (Canary Islands)
• The Yellow Mansion
In development.
Director and screenwriter
• Una Hora Más en Canarias (Telespan2000 Producciones)
May 2009
Production Assistant
Helping with crowd control and lockup, ensuring n
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS2017
    Short
  • Writer (1 Credit)
    SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS2017
    Short
  • Director (1 Credit)
    SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS2017
    Short
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Bermuda International Film Festival
Hamilton
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Cleveland International Film Festival
Ohio
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival
Phoenix,
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston)
Somerville
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
STEPS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
LATTAKIA
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh
Dhaka
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
North Hollywood CineFest
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Russian International Horror Film Awards
Moscow
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
20Minmax International Short Film Festival
Ingolstadt
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Indy Film Fest
Indianapolis
2018
Audiencie Award
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
NOX FILM FEST Festival Internacional de Cine de Miedo y Fantasía
Salto
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Chicago Latino Film Festival
Illinois
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Festival Internacional de cine de Horror, AURORA
Guanajuato
2018
Honorable Mention Narrative Short
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Queens World Film Festival
New York
2018
Official Selection and Luna Fulgencio nominated to Best Actress
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
HorrorHound Weekend Film Festival
Cincinnati
2018
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Crypticon Seattle Horror Film Festival
Bellevue
2018
Best Short Film Award
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
NOX FILM FEST Festival Internacional de Cine de Miedo y Fantasía
Salto
2018
Best Short Film Award
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Festival de Cine Fantástico de Canarias, ISLA CALAVERA
La Laguna
2017
Finalist Best Actress Award
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
The Optical Theatre Horror Film Festival
Rome
2017
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Montevideo Fantástico
Montevideo
2017
Best Cinematography Award
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
IX Edición del Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes PILAS EN CORTO
Pilas
2017
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Smallmovie Festival
Calcinaia
2017
Official Selection
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Twister Alley film festival
Woodward
Best Foreign Language Short
SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS
Hollywood Horrorfest
Los Angeles
Birth Date
November 11, 1977
Fran Casanova, filmmaker born in 1977 (Tenerife, Canary Islands, SPAIN)
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