Bruno Borello has worked in film and television as a writer, director, producer and cameraman for over 25 years. His early start was in television as an associate director/producer of a multi-camera television comedy pilot, then as a cameraman on action adventure features, and as a producer of an international television sports event videotaped live in a sport arena. His focus soon turned toward writing, producing and directing narrative film and television projects.
He continued to work in television, as a director of a live television cable series. Following that, he created, produced, wrote and directed an anthology television drama series, "Teletheater Presents," for cable and PBS. He produced and directed a total of nine episodes for the series, which received several regional and national awards.
He has written several feature screenplays, including a TV Pilot, which have received screenwriting awards from the Austin Film Festival and the Fresh Voices Screenplay competition.
He has produced and directed several short films, including a comedy-drama he co-wrote entitled "The Bohemian," which was shown at the Chicago Film Festival, and is currently being developed into a feature film project entitled "The Last Bohemian."
He received a B. S. Degree from San Jose State University and an A. A. Degree from College of San Mateo. He obtained additional training and education from the University of California, Berkeley Extension and American Film Institute.
He has taught dramatic acting for television at De Anza College in Cupertino, and other workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bruno was born in Italy, is fluent in Italian, is a U.S. citizen and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area where he currently lives with his wife and son.
Unique traits: Bruno Borello has been an independent filmmaker in the San Francisco Bay area for over 25 years. He has worked as a producer, director, writer, and editor.
THE LAST BOHEMIAN Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy ⋄ Drama A struggling writer on the verge of completing his first novel is evicted from his apartment and seeks refuge with an old friend, a disillusioned musician, now trying to climb up the high-tech corporate ladder.
WRATH OF AN EAGLE Budget: $30M+ | Action ⋄ Drama Based on a true story in 1976, a highly skilled pilot working for an American oil company in Venezuela is wrongly imprisoned and tortured by corrupt government officials. After a ransom is paid for his release, he embarks on an elaborate plan to get his revenge and to rescue his friend still in prison.
THE OUTCRY Budget: $30M+ | Historical ⋄ Crime Based on a true story in 1933, during the Great Depression in Northern California, a college student's faith in God and his ambition to become a priest are put to the test when he joins an enraged mob of vigilantes seeking to bring to justice two men who kidnapped and murdered his friend.
Film (Comedy and Short) Director, co-writer, producer A struggling writer on the verge of completing his first novel is evicted from his apartment and seeks refuge with an old friend, a disillusioned musician, now trying to climb up the high-tech corporate ladder. a Plot »