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Born in Málaga, Spain, Rubén Navarro is a writer, director and editor based in Los Angeles. His latest short film “Of Hearts and Castles” has already been selected in 47 film festivals around the world including Outfest LGBTQ Los Angeles or Palm Springs Shortfest. He edited the show “East of La Brea” by executive producer Paul Feig and recently edited an episode for “Acapulco” (AppleTV). As he develops a feature film based on “Of Hearts and Castles”, he's editing the feature film "Marco Polo" and has two short films coming up "i am" and "Masaru". He is a 2018 Film Independent Project Involve Fellow.
  • Writer (5 Credits)
    Me, After You
    Screenplay
    Torero
    Short Script
    i am2022
    Short
    Of Hearts and Castles2020
    Short
    In Tune With You2012
    Short
  • Director (5 Credits)
    Torero
    Short Script
    i am2022
    Short
    Of Hearts and Castles2020
    Short
    Monsters of the Night2015
    Short
    In Tune With You2012
    Short
  • Producer (4 Credits)
    i am2022
    Short
    Of Hearts and Castles2020
    Short
    Monsters of the Night2015
    Short
    In Tune With You2012
    Short
  • Acting (2 Credits)
    i am2022
    Short
    Of Hearts and Castles2020
    Short
  • Editor (1 Credit)
    i am2022
    Short
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Out! Mostra de Cinema LGTBIQ+ de les Illes Balears
Palma de Mallorca
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
FESCIGU - Festival de Cine Solidario de Guadalajara
Guadalajara
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Galapán Film Festival
Jaen
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Festival Internacional de Cine Bajo la Luz de la Luna de Islantilla
Huelva
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival
Salt Lake City
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Palm Springs Shortfest
Palm Springs, CA
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Rio LGBTQIA+ Film Festival
Rio de Janeiro
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
CinHomo
Valladolid
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Out Film CT Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival
Hartford, CT
2021
Audience Award Winner
Of Hearts and Castles
Malaga Film Festival
Malaga
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Kaleidoscope LGBTQ+ Film Festival
Little Rock
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Festival de Cine Sant Joan d'Alacant
Alicante
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Festival de Cine y Television de Reino de Leon
Leon
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Pink Apple Film Festival
Zurich
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Festival de Cine de Alicante
Alicante
2021
Winner Best LGBTQ Subject Short Film
Of Hearts and Castles
Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival
Jim Thorpe
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Inside OUT
Toronto
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Andalesgai: Festival de Cine LGBT de Andalucia
Sevilla
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Sarasota Film Festival
Sarasota
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Wicked Queer Boston's LGBTQ Film Festival
Boston
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival
London
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Massimadi: Afro LGBTQ+ Film & Arts
Montreal
2021
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
TAG! Queer Short Festival
Portland
2021
Nominated best Andalusian Short Film
Of Hearts and Castles
ASECAN Awards
Sevilla
2020
Winner Best Short Film
Of Hearts and Castles
Seville European Film Festival
Seville
2020
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Seattle Queer Film Festival
Seattle
2020
Official Selection
Of Hearts and Castles
Outfest LGBTQ Film Festival
Los Angeles
2020
Won Best Music
Monsters of the Night
Cinema Blue 2015
Sevilla, Spain
2015
Won Best Film
Monsters of the Night
Fantastic Gore Festival de Amposta
Amposta, Spain
2015
Won Audience Award
Monsters of the Night
II Festival El Cuervo
Navarra, Spain
2015
Won Best Editing and was nominated to 4 more categories including Best Film, Director, Photography, and Film in none hispanic language
Monsters of the Night
Festival Europeo de Villamayor de Cine
Villamayor de Santiago, Spain
2015
Nominated Best Young Actor - Results hasn't been released yet
Monsters of the Night
Young Entertainers Awards
Los Angeles, CA
Award for Equal Opportunities
In Tune With You
XIV Concurso de Cortos Ciudad de Castellon
Castellon, Spain
Best Social Film, Best Actress and Best Actor
In Tune With You
X KO&Digital Festival Internacional de Cine Solidario
Barcelona, Spain
College
University Complutense Madrid, Spain
Master of Advance Studies in Visual Media /Arts
20082010
College
University Complutense Madrid, Spain
Bachelor of Arts, in Cinema & Media Studies
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College
Antonio de Nebrija University, Madrid (Spain)
Bachelor of Arts in Advertising & PR
20062008
College
UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA
Certificate in Directing
20102012
Birth City
Malaga, Spain
Current City
Los Angeles
Hometown
Los Angeles
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Hispanic
Has taken 4 years of acting to learn how to communicate with actors.
"Be yourself, everyone else is taken" by Oscar Wilde
I have stories to tell, so listen.