Ferran Brooks

Ferran Brooks

Virtual Dreams Films
Screenwriter, Producer and Director

Barcelona, Spain

Member Since:
October 2016
Last online:
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About Ferran

Ferran Brooks, Peruvian-Spanish filmmaker born in Lima. He grew up in a multicultural environment. Since he was a child, his education includes reading, comics, the French "Metal Hurlant", photography and cinema. He studied Anthropology and Advertising.

He works in both advertising and television as a creator / producer since 2006, through the companies ArtPlayer or Euromedia. He has provided creative content for advertising for many companies and clients (Mediaset, Eurosport, Berska, Volkswagen, Mediaset, PokerStars, Volkswagen, Red Cross, etc.). Cannes Award 2012 / “Firefox” - Best Public Service Announcement and Best European Announcement.

He has directed short films, documentaries, video clips, and commercials. Some of his works, such as the video creation "Soul of the cities", have been exhibited at the Center Pompidou and at the National Library of France. Awards and selections with works such as: "La Larga Noche" (Docs DF, Mexico City, Soria, Strasbourg, etc.) "Wordless" (anti-war story) Venice OFF 2013, was a finalist in "Ridley Scott Parallel Lines". At Cannes, 2012, he was awarded the "Panavision New Filmmaker" award and he is the only European (non-British) to have received this award, which have filmmakers like Paul Thomas Anderson or Steven Soderbergh.

Workshops and masterclass with: Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul), Rodo Sayagues (Don't Breathe, Evil Death), Guillermo Arriaga (21 grams, Babel), Roger Drew (Veep, Thick of lt), John August ( Big Fish, Aladdin), Efthimis Filippou (La langosta, The Killing of a Sacred Deer), Terence Winter (Boardwalk Empire, Los Sopranos) and Asghar Farhadi (The Traveler and Nader and Simin).

His first long-produced script, "Zerø" (of which he is also a producer) has received in 2020 the award for the best script at the Alicante International Film Festival and has won the award for best film - fantastic panorama - from the FANTBilbao - Bilbao Fantastic Film Festival 2020 and the award for the best film at the Algeciras Fantastika 2020.
He is a member of the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences, founding member of ACCION - Association of Film Directors. Member of ALMA - Union of Writers of Spain and member of ISA - International Union of Writers.

For years he has been writing comics, which have been published in some countries: France, Spain, Italy, the United States, Portugal, Brazil and Germany. Creator of the anthology, "Magical Mystery Moore / Alan Moore Magic Words", book edited under the supervision of Alan Moore, which was a top-ten best-seller in the list of graphic novels USA. He was the only Spanish writer to appear in the book tribute to the victims of the attack on the twin towers of 9/11, published by DC Comics / Time / Warner in 2001.

When he is not writing, he likes to teach graphic and audiovisual narrative to young people.

www.imdb.me/ferrranbrooks

Unique traits: Passionate fighter, hard worker. “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames”

Credits

  • Zerø

    Zerø (2020)
    Film Writer

  • El chico del tren

    El chico del tren (2020)
    Film (Drama) Co-Producer

  • Ibaia

    Ibaia (2019)
    Film Writer

  • FashionDeath

    FashionDeath (2019)
    Film Writer

  • Cuentos Oscuros

    Cuentos Oscuros (2019)
    TV Mini Writer

  • Ni tanto ni tan poco

    Ni tanto ni tan poco (2019)
    Film Producer

  • Cuándo

    Cuándo (2019)
    Film Postproduction Producer / Visual effects

  • Maitane

    Maitane (2019)
    Film Postproduction Producer / Visual effects

  • Granada, the Last Kingdom

    Granada, the Last Kingdom (2018)
    Television (History) in development/ Creator One epic saga goes with the backdrop of the clash of two civilizations: Islam and Christianity.

  • The First Flight

    The First Flight (2018)
    Film Writer

  • Lobisome

    Lobisome (2018)
    Film Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

  • Mom

    Mom (2016)
    Film (Short and Horror) Director A man lives in isolation, haunted by his past, running away from him. But the past always comes back and found someone to remind this man the beast within .

  • World of Death

    World of Death (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Horror and Sci-Fi) Director World of Death brings together the talents of hundreds of filmmakers from all over the world in a web series that will terrorize, astonish, disturb, and excite genre fans. With new episodes premiering on BloodyDisgusting.com every week, horror fans will never be without a heaping mound of blood, guts and mayhem. Written by Tony Wash

  • Dragonet Primus

    Dragonet Primus (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Sci-Fi) Director Year 2040. A world where new technologies visualize and replace real life. Alice, eight years old, a beautiful and alone girl doesn't grow up in a family atmosphere of love and happiness exactly... Her birthdays present, y the best present that money can buy, an intelligent robot. Nell and Alice established a strong friendship, and together are witness of an unpleasant situation that anybody should live, gender violence. Written by Anonymous

  • No One Will Hear You Scream!

    No One Will Hear You Scream! (2014)
    Video Writer

  • Life in Their Hands

    Life in Their Hands (2014)
    Film Writer

  • Second Son: Test True Power

    Second Son: Test True Power (2014)
    Video (Action and Short) Writer Add a Plot »

  • #Sequence

    #Sequence (2013)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy and 2 More) Director Jaime wants to go to Hollywood. His parents want him to go a bit farther.

  • 1001 formas de tomar café

    1001 formas de tomar café (2013)
    Film Director

  • M is for Malthusianism

    M is for Malthusianism (2013)
    Video (Mystery) Writer Mothers always have little problems with their children. Especially with what they like to eat and what not.

  • Guasapp

    Guasapp (2013)
    Film Writer

  • Whispers

    Whispers (2013)
    Film (Short and Crime) Director Add a Plot »

  • Fourth Session

    Fourth Session (2013)
    Film (Horror) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The End

    The End (2012)
    Film (Romance and Short) Cinematographer An elderly couple sit on a park bench to reflect on life and love.

  • La senda

    La senda (2012)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department The chess player Raúl invites his estranged wife Ana and his son Nico to travel with him during Christmas to an isolated cabin in a snowy mountain expecting to reconcile with her. On the arrival, Raúl asks the landlord someone to help to chop wood for the family and the helpful carpenter Samuel comes to the house and cut the wood. When Raúl sees his wife giving attention of Samuel, he becomes jealous and his paranoid mind makes him believe that Ana is having a love affair with Samuel. On the Christmas Eve, Raúl invites Samuel to spend the night with his family. Soon Raúl discovers the truth about the Ana and Samuel and what happened during the Christmas dinner. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Where the Weird Things Are Not

    Where the Weird Things Are Not (2012)
    Film Writer

  • Life in a Day

    Life in a Day (2011)
    Film (Documentary and Drama) Director What do you get when you ask the people of the world to chronicle a single day in their lives? You get 80,000 submissions, 4500 hours of footage, from 192 countries. Kevin Macdonald has taken this raw material, all shot on July 24, 2010, and created a 90-minute paean to what it means to be human in the world today. Written by Anonymous

  • Guía para matar a tu jefe

    Guía para matar a tu jefe (2011)
    Film Cinematographer

  • Wordless

    Wordless (2010)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Director Add a Plot »

  • Cosas que no me atreví a decirte

    Cosas que no me atreví a decirte (2010)
    Film Director

  • Marina

    Marina (2010)
    Film Visual effects

  • Bird

    Bird (2009)
    Film Director

  • The Soul of the Cities

    The Soul of the Cities (2008)
    Film Writer

  • The Long Night

    The Long Night (2008)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Director Talks about the disasters of the War in the perspective of Humanity, Veterans of War and Damaged Civilians. It portraits the actual reality of the Disasters of the War, of all wars.

  • Campeonato de España de Póker CEP

    Campeonato de España de Póker CEP (2006)
    TV Series Writer

Awards

  • Best Screenplay / Alicante Film Festival - "Zerø"
    (2020)

  • Fant, Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival/ Best Movie - "Zerø"
    (2020)

  • Algeciras Fantastik Fantasy Film Festival/ Best Movie - "Zerø"
    (2020)

  • Madeira Fantastic FilmFest "Ibaia"
    (2019)

  • Halloween International Film Festival / Best short "Mom"
    (2016)

  • Upstate NY Horror Film Festival / Best Short "Mom"
    (2016)

  • WorldFest Houston / Winner Platinum Remi Award "Mom"
    (2016)

  • "Best Short Film" Festicine Infancia Bogota / "Dragonet Primus"
    (2015)

  • "Best Short Film" Morbido Fest / "Dragonet Primus"
    (2015)

  • Best "World Spot Award" - Barcelona / Sony Playstation
    (2014)

  • Panavision New Filmmaker
    (2012)

  • Best "Public Service Award" - Cannes / Firefox
    (2012)

  • Best "European Spot Award" - Cannes / Firefox
    (2011)

  • "Best Short Film" Ciudad de Soria Shorts International Competition / "The Long Night"
    (2010)

  • "Best Short Film" Mexico International Film Festival / "The Long Night"
    (2010)

  • MiradasDoc International Documentary Film Festival / Best Doc "The Long Night"
    (2010)

Education

  • Cinematografia Kodak
    (2009-2012)

  • University of Valencia - History and Anthropology
    (2009-2012)

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