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.
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The Weapons of Death
Film (Action and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department In San Francisco's Chinatown, Eric runs a martial arts school. His skills come in handy when a band of thugs kidnaps his half-sister for a large Chinese gang. The head thug took the job because he has a score to settle with the girl's father. The Chinese gang wants ransom money from the girl's mother, who, despite living modestly, has enough to pay it. Eric gathers a team of expert fighters from his school and goes off to get the girl back. But emotions run high when the team is joined by the father who had left his family years ago. Later, they'll be joined by a kidnapper with a conscience. In the hills, the girl escapes and gets recaptured several times. The hills are teeming not only with the members of the Chinese gang, but with female assassins and cruel bikers, too. Written by J. Spurlin