Francesco Bori

Francesco Bori

Cinematographer and director in Toronto, Canada

About Francesco

Francesco was born in England, raised in Italy, married in India and now resides in Canada.
After years making experimental videos and obtaining a BA (Hons) Film Degree, he entered the film industry where he worked his way up the assistant ladders before settling in his specialty visual trades.

He is now an award winner whose works have achieved over a million online views and have been screened at film festivals globally - he continues to push his creative boundaries in the medium.

Name: Francesco Bori

Lives in: Toronto, Canada

Occupation: Cinematographer and Director


  • Fog

    Fog (2017)
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  • Masters of Romance

    Masters of Romance (2017)
    Film (Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Cinematographer Former Oshawa high school sweethearts Krista and Alex cross paths again twenty-five years later and this time it seems fate is on their side, but the more they try to fix what's wrong, the more they realize they may never make it work.

  • Night Walk

    Night Walk (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer A chance meeting of two strangers, like two ships crashing in the night.It explores the brief encounters us human beings need when everything is reminding us of how isolated we really are.

  • The Shezekiel Collection

    The Shezekiel Collection (2016)
    Video (Short and Music) Camera and Electrical Department Shezekiel takes you on a journey of one woman's spiritual quest in search of truth, manifested through a unique musical blend of musical influences, she poetically sings about life's challenges, disappointments and hopes. Showcasing profound messages in song, she captures a musical vibrancy reflecting the collision of her British and Caribbean roots. Written by Shezekiel

  • Hollow

    Hollow (2016)
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  • Invisible Despair

    Invisible Despair (2016)
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  • Venn: Danger

    Venn: Danger (2016)
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  • Green Hayes: Miyanu

    Green Hayes: Miyanu (2016)
    Video (Short, Drama, Music and Romance) Cinematographer Artist Green Hayes presents a double video release with a short film and a music video for his new track. "Miyanu" is about how technology is used as the means of communication when business pulls Green apart from his lover.

  • Amrit Ghatore: EP Personal Past

    Amrit Ghatore: EP Personal Past (2016)
    Video (Short and Music) Cinematographer "Hello" is the second single released by Amrit Ghatore. This song is all about remembering and rekindling old love.

  • Occult

    Occult (2016)
    Film (Short, Mystery and Thriller) Cinematographer What is unknown is often scariest. Here is a visual and poetical introduction to some dark psychological thoughts about about human behavior and the nature of occult, inspired by actual mysterious events recorded in New York State, USA in the 1860's.

  • The Hallway

    The Hallway (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer Damir (Miljevic) a grocery store clerk and photographer lives his life carefully secluded. He observes life from a distance, and lives his own life vicariously through the lives of others. He will often listen in on Mrs. Jackson, the widow in apartment 910, who listens only to one record by Debussy, but only to drown out the noise of her gentle sobbing. Mr. Khalif, a 50 something year old man in 914 is visited by a twenty year old girl every so often when his wife is out of town. Maya, a palm reader in 917 is actually an escort. Damir, however, is most interested in his neighbor in 907, Elise (Marelic) and her turbulent and sometimes violent relationship with her boyfriend Clarke (Yates). Through the paper thin walls and 60 year old wooden doors between them, Damir often finds himself tightrope walking the line between curious and unethical. A chance encounter in the stairwell finally closes the distance between Damir and Elise, as he's sucked into her world. Elise is a wild spirit, ... Written by Robert Misovic

  • Nights of Contrition

    Nights of Contrition (2016)
    Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Cinematographer After a car accident claims the life of his fiancée, Owen Jenson returns home to find that things aren't quite what they seem. Trapped in his home apartment, with no way out apart from a door which is boarded and chained shut from the inside, Owen has just one question; who's doing this to him? As the tension builds, and Owen starts to piece together the events of the previous week, it seems things are about to get a hell of a lot worse before they get better. Written by Robert Misovic

  • Manny Grewal Ft. Status Brown: Chann Da Piece

    Manny Grewal Ft. Status Brown: Chann Da Piece (2016)
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  • The Stranger

    The Stranger (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer Alex's car breaks down on the roadside on a dark and stormy night. The heavy rain forces him to leave his car and try his luck knocking at the door of a nearby house to make a phone call to his wife, Lisa. Sophia, a beautiful, trusting and gullible woman, who is waiting impatiently for her husband Phil to make it home from work, opens the door to find Alex. She allows the handsome stranger to come into her house after he requests shelter from the storm. Alex lets his fascination for beauty get the better of him and he tries taking advantage of Sophia's innocence. Knowing that Sophia is alone at home, he tries to woo her, but Sophia fails to read his mind and fall victim to his wicked intentions. When Alex tries to make his move on Sophia the phone rings and we find out that Phil, her husband, is stuck somewhere nearby the house waiting out the storm as well. Alex fears the worst, presuming Phil has been pleading with his trusting wife Lisa, in the same way, he has been trying to take ... Written by Javid Banday

  • Al Ameen School

    Al Ameen School (2016)
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  • Sidetracked

    Sidetracked (2015)
    Film (Adventure, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Sidetracked is a film about freedom, exploration, self discovery and the haunting power of one's own mind. It is a twisted thriller about an adventurer's journey of escape and self discovery while patronising doctors confuse him with mental diagnoses. Written by iwitnessed images

  • Monologue Wednesdays

    Monologue Wednesdays (2014 - 2015)
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  • Adrian Ross: The Love Electric

    Adrian Ross: The Love Electric (2015)
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  • Jodie Steele: When I Look in the Mirror

    Jodie Steele: When I Look in the Mirror (2015)
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  • The Marvel Age

    The Marvel Age (2015)
    Video (Short and Music) Cinematographer Artist Franc Cinelli's music video collection, accompanying his new album.

  • Gemma Gambs: Suicide

    Gemma Gambs: Suicide (2015)
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  • Lawrence Bray: Behind My Eyes

    Lawrence Bray: Behind My Eyes (2015)
    Video (Short and Music) Cinematographer Lawrence Bray takes us on a personal, dynamic and surreal journey through time.

  • Dragon Pillar

    Dragon Pillar (2015)
    Video (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer An experimental short film presenting a new light to a modern Chinese urban legend from the heart of Shanghai.

  • Keana: Boom

    Keana: Boom (2015)
    Video (Short and Music) Cinematographer Two free-runners race the the streets of London competing for the respect of artist Keana and her symbolic "K" pendant.

  • Marcus July: Blackberry, She's Calling Me

    Marcus July: Blackberry, She's Calling Me (2015)
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  • The Gregg Cain Collection

    The Gregg Cain Collection (2015)
    Video (Short and Music) Cinematographer This is a collection of videos for music written by Gregg Cain.

  • Wonder

    Wonder (2015)
    Film (Short) Cinematographer A girl witnesses a little miracle while on her family walk that affects her thoughts deeply.

  • Jey C: Girl Without a Country

    Jey C: Girl Without a Country (2015)
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  • Allies

    Allies (2014)
    Film (Action, Drama and War) Camera and Electrical Department August 1944. A team of British soldiers led by a US Captain are dropped behind enemy lines in France on a mission that could shorten the war. As nothing goes according to plan, commando Sergeant Harry McBain and Captain Gabriel Jackson know they must put aside personal animosity if the mission is to succeed. Inspired by true events, Allies tells the story of friendship and survival. Written by Anonymous

  • 1 Way Up: The Story of Peckham BMX

    1 Way Up: The Story of Peckham BMX (2014)
    Film (Documentary, Animation, Action, Music and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department 1 Way Up in 3D is the story of the Peckham BMX Club and two teens on the road to the BMX World Championships. They hope to escape one of the toughest gang neighborhoods in London with the only thing they have - a bike. Defying all odds, they race to the top of the BMX ranks and off the streets. The film challenges stereotypes of youth born into poverty and proves it's not about where you're from but where you're heading that defines one's character. Written by Anonymous

  • Return of the Black Death

    Return of the Black Death (2014)
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  • Mixed Signals

    Mixed Signals (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department When it comes to body language, how much do we really know? Is it as easy as they show in the movies? 'Mixed Signals' is a comedic short film, looking at the fun and games that come with (mis)reading body language.

  • The Hunt for Hitler's Missing Millions

    The Hunt for Hitler's Missing Millions (2014)
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  • Bruce

    Bruce (2014)
    Video (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer A quick exploration of southern Ontario's Bruce trail in Canada, introducing its cultural and commercial history.

  • Greyce: Dare to Dream

    Greyce: Dare to Dream (2014)
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  • Tranced

    Tranced (2014)
    Video (Short) Cinematographer A short visual fantasy, in which a young man immerges himself deep into a nightmare to try and exorcise the horrific images from his mind.

  • You're Right About Left

    You're Right About Left (2014)
    Video (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer An insight into the controversial life in the Moroccan Medina of Marrakech.

  • Stand-Up: A Documentary by Jennifer Darwin

    Stand-Up: A Documentary by Jennifer Darwin (2013)
    Film (Documentary and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department A mockumentary about a filmmaker who goes to the Lion's Den Comedy Club, an open-mic comedy club in Piccadilly Circus London, to find out about stand-up comedy and what being a comedian is like.

  • Amazon Souls

    Amazon Souls (2013)
    Film (Documentary, Adventure and Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department British Explorer, Sarah Begum follows her childhood dream at the age of 21, travelling deep into the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest to live with the legendary Huaorani tribe and immerse in their ancient way of life. Sarah hunts and gathers with warriors, captures their stories and struggles whilst investigating into the impacts of modernity on their culture. Through a defining challenge, she becomes one of the tribe to send their message about protecting their land from exploitation. Written by Anonymous

  • Cameron Uzoka Ft. Yezah: Hollow

    Cameron Uzoka Ft. Yezah: Hollow (2013)
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  • Melanie Haggins: The Book of Eve

    Melanie Haggins: The Book of Eve (2013)
    Video (Short) Cinematographer Promotional commercial for the original published collection of poetry by British author Melanie Haggins. The video itself is a humorous sketch featuring the book being read by a couple who aren't very good at sharing.

  • Diamond Monika: Bad Bad Girl

    Diamond Monika: Bad Bad Girl (2013)
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  • Magical Night

    Magical Night (2012)
    Video (Short) Cinematographer A mother teaches her daughter about the importance of Diwali.

  • Qin Mi Di Ren

    Qin Mi Di Ren (2011)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department A couple who broke up 6 months ago because of Derek working too much meet up again in the business sector as Amy is now working with a rival company. They hate each other, follow each other, fight and both try to get the same investment both their company's want but will they fall for each other again? Written by Smiley

  • A Night in the Woods

    A Night in the Woods (2011)
    Film (Horror and Mystery) Camera and Electrical Department Brody, his girlfriend Kerry and their friend Leo go hiking in Dartmoor's Wistman's Woods, so named because of its legendary haunted past. That night jealousies, sexual tensions and strained relationships come to a head turning what should have been a peaceful camping adventure into a trip to terror. As collective paranoia reaches fever pitch it becomes clear that there is a much darker force at work in the ancient eerie surroundings. Who or what is after them? And can any one of them survive a night in the woods? Written by Anonymous

  • The Wicker Tree

    The Wicker Tree (2011)
    Film (Drama and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland . When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed with joy and elation to Tressock, the border fiefdom of Sir Lachlan Morrison, they assume their hosts simply want to hear more about Jesus. How innocent and wrong they are. Written by Anonymous

  • Wall

    Wall (2010)
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  • One Man Down

    One Man Down (2009)
    Film (Short and War) Camera and Electrical Department France, 1944: Shortly prior to D-Day, a young Private discovers an injured Sergeant who is unable to move. Despite recognizing the Sergeant as the power figure who had tortured him because of his homosexuality, and while under enemy fire, the Private decides to risk his life to try and save the Sergeant. This film is a tribute to all the soldiers who, while fighting WWII and despite their differences, decided to risk their lives to help another or other individuals. Written by iwitnessed images

  • The Butterfly Tattoo

    The Butterfly Tattoo (2009)
    Film (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director "Chris Marshall met the girl he was going to kill on a warm night in early June, when one of the colleges in Oxford was holding its summer ball." A chance meeting with Jenny at an Oxford party leaves seventeen-year-old Chris with hope for a summer romance - and no premonition of trouble. Busy with his job and soon in love with Jenny, whose cheerful surface belies the dark uncertainty of her past, Chris misses all the signs of danger. Before he knows it, he's caught in the sinister web of a criminal whose desire for revenge crushes those who stand in his way. Written by Philip Pullman


  • Van Gogh Grand Jury Prize for "Sidetracked" (2015) at the Amsterdam Film Festival 2016

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