Raquel Choy

Raquel Choy

Cinenaccion Producciones
Director, Filmmaker, Publisher, Screenwriter and Producer

Barcelona, Spain

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About Raquel

She is a Cinema and TV Director and Screenwriter and, moreover, Director of the Cinema School “Cine en Acción” and of the Producer Company “Cinenaccion Producciones”.
She holds a BA in Publicity and Public Relations from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, she obtained a Diploma in Directing and Screenwriting from Academia Quincedeoctubre, where she led the short film “Santa Maria” recorded in 16mm, and a Diploma in Camera and Photography Direction from IDEP.

Raquel Choy in 2016 she finished her feature film “The Invasion of the Symbiotic Pigs”, of which she was the director, screenwriter and producer, and which was featured in the Muestra de Cine Inédite de Jaén, in the festivals B-Retina and Horrorvision of Barcelona and in the Fantastic Gore Festival of Amposta, Tarragona. Previously, she was the Direction Assistant in the film “Memories of Alicia” presented in the Film Festival of Moscow in 2012.

Among her short films we mention that in 2017 she carried out the direction, screewriting and production of “X”, featured in the Sitges Film Festival 2017 – Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Cataluña, and which has been selected and has achieved several awards in a number of international and national festivals: Winner of an Award of Excellence at the Best Shorts Competition 2017, Winner of a Gold Award at the Spotlight Horror Film Awards 2017, Best Horror Short in Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2017, Winner of an Award of Excellence at the One-Reeler Short Film Competition 2017, Official Selection at the Aurora: Internacional Horror Film Festival from Mexico 2018, Winner of two Awards of Excellence (for Short Film and Women Filmmakers) at the Festival Accolade Global Film Competition, Winner of the Best Foreign Short in the California International Shorts Festival Spring 2018, Award of Best Actor in the Film & Screenplay Contest, a Platinum Award in the International Independent Film Awards summer 2018 in California, Official Selection at Liverpool Film Festival 2018, Official Selection at Incortum Festival in Ibiza 2018 (Sapin), Screening at the XXX Marató de Cinema Fantàstic i de Terror de Sants (Barcelona), Official Selection at DarkVeins Horror Fest 2018, Official Selection at Directors Circle Festival Of Shorts 2018, Official Selection at London Lift-Off Film Festival Online 2018, Finalist at Festival Canada Shorts 2018, Official Selection at California Women's Film Festival 2019, Official Selection at ALIE Festival Madrid 2019 and Offical Selection in the Caorle Independent Film Festival 2019, Official Selection in Cinema Grand Prix, Indonesia 2019, Award of Merit in the Global Shorts Festival 2019, Official Selection in Dumbo Film Festival 2019, Semi-Finalist in the Hyperwave Film Awards Spring 2019, Official Selection in That Film Festival - Cannes 2019, Finalist in One-Reeler Short Film, Los Angeles 2019, Official Selection in Santiago Independent Film Awards 2019, an Award of Excellence in Vegas Movie Awards, Official Selection in Bucharest ShortCut CineFest 2019, Winner in the European Screen Awards 2019 and Offcial Selection in ApuliaWebFest 2020.

Other outstanding short film projects are “Conspiration” and “The White Room”; the latter was presented in the Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico de Sitges 2008.
Focusing on her role as a screenwriter, she developed the original idea, the bible, the pilot’s screenplay and the play list of the plots of the TV Series “Ánima”, sold to Cuarzo Producciones, S.L. (at present she is the owner of its exploitation rights again) and the script of short film “Bajo la Tierra”.

She has also been the screenwriter and executive producer of the short film “Entrañas” by Joan Manel Moran which is now in postproduction.

Currently she is writting the script of the feature movie “Empatía” although, currently she focuses his work on the bible of the tv series "Mithos" whose first script of the pilot chapter has been Semi-Finalist in the Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition 2019, Winner of the Silver Prize of the Festival Europe Screen Awards 2019, an Award of Prestige in Vegas Movie Awards and Best Thriller in Los Angeles Film and Script Festival.

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Credits

  • X

    X (2017)
    Film (short) by Cinenaccion Producciones / Raquel Choy (Mystery and Thriller) Director, Screenwriter and Executive Producer Do you want to take a trip inside the mind of a psychopath? What if you like what you see? In “X” we enter the most intimate thoughts of a serial killer which he confesses to us directly and everything is mixed with oneiric images from his subconscious. This creates a visual poem that is both beautiful and macabre, repugnant and attractive, because little by little the audience succumbs to his spell, which is horrifying when you become aware of it. This poem is framed within a story with a shocking ending.

  • Blood Bonding

    Blood Bonding (2016)
    Film (short) (Horror) Producer She was fated to be his victim but there is one dim plan that she has in her mind of ending the evil and unnatural union that he still keeps with his dear mother.

  • La invasión de los cerdos simbióticos

    La invasión de los cerdos simbióticos (2016)
    Film by Cinenaccion Producciones / Raquel Choy (Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy and Musical) Director, Screenwriter and Executive Producer A representative group of aliens belonging to the Symbiotic Pigs species is obliged to travel to Earth after the destruction of their birth planet: Piggy. Following an ancient legend, they arrive to the town where John Trabuco lives. He, according to a “known” legend, is the reincarnation of their old messiah. The local Mayoress witnesses, disconcertingly, the arrival of these beings, of which she´s been informed by her enamoured assistant, better known as The Delusional. But this love is not reciprocated since she´s only got eyes for the biggest star the world of the street party orchestra has ever produced: Georgio Dunn (with whom she shared more than words a long time ago...). As well as the arrival of the symbiotic pigs, Empress Quasi-Tattoo reappears from the shadows, hidden up to this point in the Underworld. There, she kept herself free from the clutches of Justice, which accused her of trying to conquer the Earth on two occasion.. Thus the villagers prepare to fight the invasion as the pigs arrive with their plans to conque Earth and perpetate their species. In this context an original fantastic action musical comedy develops, which relates the course of two such “peculiar” species, letting us know that deep inside humans and pigs -symbiotic ones, naturally- aren’t so different.

Awards

  • TV Series "Mythos" Script Award of Prestige in Vegas Movie Awards
    (2020)

  • TV Series "Mythos" Best Thriller in Los Angeles Film and Script Festival
    (2020)

  • "X" Award of Merit in the Global Shorts Festival
    (2019)

  • "X" Finalist at Festival Canada Shorts
    (2019)

  • "X" Semi-Finalist in the Hyperwave Film Awards Spring
    (2019)

  • "X" Finalist in One-Reeler Short Film
    (2019)

  • "X" Winner in the European Screen Awards
    (2019)

  • TV Series "Mythos" Script Semi-Finalist in the Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition
    (2019)

  • TV Series "Mythos" Script Winner of the Silver Prize of the Festival Europe Screen Awards
    (2019)

  • "X" Winner of two Awards of Excellence at the Festival Accolade Global Film Competition
    (2018)

  • "X" Winner of the Best Foreign Short in the California International Shorts Festival Spring
    (2018)

  • "X" Platinum Award in the International Independent Film Awards summer in Californina
    (2018)

  • "X" Winner of an Award of Excellence at the Best Shorts Competition
    (2017)

  • "X" Winner of a Gold Award at the Spotlight Horror Film Awards
    (2017)

  • "X" Best Horror Short in Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
    (2017)

  • "X" Winner of an Award of Excellence at the One-Reeler Short Film Competition
    (2017)

Education

  • Higher Studies in DOP

  • Advertising and Public Relations Career

  • Film Direction and Script Career

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