Sergio Morcillo

Sergio Morcillo

Actor, Cinematographer and Director

Madrid, Spain

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About Sergio

Sergio Morcillo born in Madrid on February 6, 1987. Lover of horror and fantastic, and the slasher genre in particular, began his career as a director in 2000 low-budget films made with little or no impact. In 2005 he founded Vicent Films with his film “Ciudad Macabra”. In this paper besides seeing some hints of the style of his address can appreciate the boldness that off during first public work as a feature film with the difficulties involved for a director. Other work which arrive later, one way or another, setting parameters are Sergio Morcillo future. Titles like “Agony”, “Intrusion” or “unrated”, which are always prowling the slasher genre, immerse us in situations of genuine dread.

Then, in 2008 brought to light a number of titles directed by Sergio would mean the foundation of what today is it as a film director. Titles like Psycophobia, Shock - a short tribute to [REC] with the sponsorship of one Paco Plaza - or Psychophobia II - debut of his thoughts on horror films and slasher - allow this director be creating and mature style to pass their period closer to the professional. In 2009 he created in collaboration with Terror y Nada Más with the short Bloody Mirrors, all a tribute to the famous legend of Veronica with the sponsorship of the Master Of Horror Paul Naschy. This short film is a big leap for the director to have a minimum budget and a composer himself and postproduction. It also represents his first nomination in the iconic Brigadoon Sitges Festival, being nominated in other foreign festivals such as Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre. In the words of Sergio Morcillo this film represents for him a true quantum leap in your life as a film director and maturation by means of its own techniques and ideas in directing.

In 2010, “Don´t Stop”, his second short close to the professional, where again the means at its disposal multiply this young author who decided to Bloody Mirrors.
between Antonio Reverte (producer) and Sergio Morcillo (director) after a very successful develop Joan Lafulla (fan horror and Web webmaster horror movie reviews in “Almas Oscuras”) and Sergio Morcillo (Director).


The walk through festivals like Shots (Madrid) or Bloody Christmas (Alicante) made Do not Stop won two awards for best short film.

Then Sergio Morcillo, began his studies at the University Exitae as filmmaking.

From this moment, Sergio, started with a new project "your screams make laugh", which with the help of the famous director Miguel Angel Vivas “Kidnapped”, began to finalize ideas about this new and terrifying project.

Along with producer Terror Club (Jose Ignacio Sirera Gutierrez) and Lars Von Lieben (Elena Bernal) and Peibolster Productions (Paul Rodriguez), "you scream me laugh" has been a success in Spain and has in his short tour of festivals more than 10 picks and 4 awards, among which is the famous international festival of Sitges.

Awards

  • Best Short Film for "Your screams make laugh" in Fanter Film Festival (Cáceres, Spain)
    (2013)

  • Best Short and Best FX for "Your screams make laugh" in Asturias Fanterror (Spain)
    (2013)

  • Honorable Mention for "Your screams make laugh" in Zombie Fest in Colombia
    (2012)

  • Best Director and Audience Award for "Your screams make laughs" in Navidades Sangrientas Film festival (Alicante, España)
    (2012)

  • Audience Award for "Do not Stop" at the Navidades Sangrientas Film Festival
    (2011)

  • Best Short Film for "Do not Stop" at Festival of Friends Mutants Llobregat
    (2011)

Education

  • Camilo Jose Cela. Madrid
    (2012-2013)

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