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Fran Casanova

Fran Casanova, a filmmaker born in Tenerife (Canary Islands) in 1977 with an extensive audiovisual career starting in 2000, achieved his nomination for Best Fiction Short Film at the 33rd Goya Awards (2019), with his work THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS. The film has obtained 152 Official Selections, 28 awards, and 20 nominations, highlighting its participation in qualifying film festivals for the Oscars, Melies D’Argent, Bafta, and Goya Awards.

His latest work, MASK OF SANITY, won the Best Horror/Suspense Short Film Award at the prestigious Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (2019) in San Diego, and received 52 Official Selections, 9 awards, and 7 nominations.

The short film met the requirements for festivals and was registered for participation in the 34th Goya Awards (2020) and the 25th Forqué Awards (2020).

MASK OF SANITY was available on the AMAZON PRIME VIDEO platform in Spain, UK, and USA during 2021.

It is worth noting that three of his award-winning short films, BATTLEFIELD (2010), HELP ME REMEMBER (2012), and MASK OF SANITY (2018), received production support from the ICAA.

He worked as a director and screenwriter for the six making-of programs of the series QUEENS (2017), broadcast on TVE1. He also worked as an assistant director for two Hollywood super-productions filmed in the Canary Islands, Jason Bourne (2016) and Allied (2016).

Recently, he worked as a second director on the series Resplandor y Tinieblas, and works as an acting teacher for the Film Diploma at the Lecuona School.

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Fran Casanova

Fran Casanova, cineasta nacido en Tenerife (Islas Canarias) en 1977 y con una extensa carrera audiovisual que arranca en el año 2000, consiguió su candidatura a Mejor Cortometraje de Ficción en la 33 Edición de los Premios Goya (2019), con su obra HAY ALGO EN LA OSCURIDAD. La cual ha obtenido 152 Selecciones Oficiales, 28 premios y 20 nominaciones, destacando su paso por Festivales de Cine calificadores de los Premios Oscar, Melies D’Argent, Bafta y Goya.

Su último trabajo, MASK OF SANITY, ganó el Premio a Mejor Cortometraje de Terror / Suspense en la prestigiosa Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (2019) en San Diego, y obtuvo 52 Selecciones Oficiales, 9 premios y 7 nominaciones.
El cortometraje cumplió con los requisitos de festivales y pudo ser inscrito para su participación en la 34 Edición de los Premios Goya (2020) y en la 25 Edición de los Premios Forqué (2020).

MASK OF SANITY se pudo ver en la plataforma AMAZON PRIME VIDEO España, U.K. y U.S.A. durante el año 2021.

Cabe destacar que tres de sus galardonados cortometrajes CAMPO DE BATALLA (2010), AYÚDAME
RECORDAR (2012) y MASK OF SANITY (2018), consiguieron la ayuda a producción del ICAA.

Ha trabajado como director y guionista de los seis programas de making of de la serie REINAS (2017), emitida en TVE1. Y también como auxiliar de dirección para dos súper producciones de Hollywood grabadas en las Islas Canarias, Jason Bourne (2016) y Allied (2016).

Recientemente ha trabajado como segundo director en la serie Resplandor y Tinieblas, y trabaja como profesor de interpretación para la diplomatura de Cine en la Escuela Lecuona.

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