Award winning filmmaker Hugo C. Domenech was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain where he studied Film and Design. He has won a Silver Laus (ADG-FAD, most prestigious National Design Awards in Spain) and several nominations for his motion graphics work.
ALWAYS WITH YOU, his latest short film, has won Best Fantasy Short at the 2017 Atlanta Shortsfest and was premiered at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood during the 20th Dances with Films festival.
Since 2011, the motion graphics piece PINCEL DE ZORRO, which he directed and animated, has earned acclaim across the globe for its combination of live shots and 3D projecting techniques, bringing to life the illustrations of the book and creating a unique fantastical visual experience.
He is responsible for the Main Tittle sequence of movies such as SURROGATES, THE FINAL DESTINATION, FAME and KILLERS.
When he is not working in film or graphics, he loves to invent new creations to use in filmmaking. For this film, he created a video tap system for the Super 8 camera which allowed to used it in Steadicam and slider without the need of constantly having to look through the viewfinder.
Always with You
Film (short) by Roger (Drama, Fantasy, Romance and Short) Director An elderly man finds a magical way to not only re-connect with his recently departed wife but to transform his current reality.
There Be Dragons
Film (Biography, Drama and War) Miscellaneous Crew A young journalist long ago rejected by his now aged and dying father finds himself investigating one of his father's former friends, a candidate for canonization. Uncovering the two men's complicated relationship from childhood through the horrors of the Spanish Civil War unveils a compelling drama filled with passion, betrayal, love and religion. An action packed story set during a murderous time in history that ultimately serves the present by revealing the importance and timeless power of forgiveness. Written by Anonymous
The Final Destination
Film (Horror) Visual effects In a car race in McKinley Speedway, twenty-something Nick has a premonition of a deadly car crash with many casualties in the audience and convinces his girlfriend Lori and his friends Hunt and Janet to leave the place. They are followed by the security guard; a racist guy; a mother with her children and a mechanic, that are saved from death. When the racist guy and the mother die in mysterious and creepy incidents, Nick and Lori research and find many similar cases in Internet. They try to lure The Ripper to break the chain of deadly events and survive, but destiny does not help them. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Film (Comedy, Drama, Musical and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew An updated version of the musical Fame (1980), which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
Atlanta Shortfest | Best Fantasy Short Film