About

ENGLISH ESPAÑOL

Gsus Lopez (Zamora, Spain, 1986) is a writer-director based between London (UK) and Spain, with a passion for storylines that represent the people and experiences in the LGBTQ+ community.

Since graduating from his UAL BA in Media in 2014, he has been selected as a member of the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew (2018-21), and Berlinale Talents (2015), always remaining engaged and driven with his projects on an international level.

Gsus has directed a few award-winning short films, fashion films and music videos, with his crowd-funded short OUT screening at over 50 film festivals worldwide, then premiering online on FOTOGRAMAS (2019) and being included in the FILMIN catalogue.

Gsus is currently in preproduction of a new short film titled NAILS with Polari, a Manchester-based Production Company. Amongst other projects, he's also developing the script for his debut feature film HISTORIA DE MADRUGADA (Story at Dawn), a queer drama set in Madrid. The project was selected for the 5th Pitchbox Madrid by Filmmarket Hub, and featured on Variety during the 71st Cannes Film Festival (2018). He also participated in a 5-week long Advanced Script Development Workshop at the EICTV in Cuba, and plans to bring it to life after NAILS is complete.

Gsus Lopez (Zamora, España, 1986) es un escritor y director afincado entre Londres (Reino Unido) y España, apasionado por las historias que representan a las personas y experiencias de la comunidad LGBTQ+.

Desde que se graduó de la Universidad de las Artes de Londres con un BA en Media en 2014, ha sido seleccionado como miembro de BFI Network x BAFTA Crew (2018-21) y Berlinale Talents (2015), permaneciendo siempre comprometido con sus proyectos a nivel internacional.

Gsus ha dirigido varios cortometrajes, fashion films y vídeos musicales, destacando OUT (drama/comedia/LGBTQ+) que la revista FOTOGRAMAS estrenó en abierto en abril 2019 tras su paso por más de 50 festivales de cine y ser incluido en el catálogo de FILMIN.

Gsus se encuentra actualmente en la preproducción de un nuevo cortometraje titulado NAILS con Polari, una productora con sede en Manchester. Entre otros proyectos, también está desarrollando el guión de su primer largometraje titulado HISTORIA DE MADRUGADA, un drama queer ambientado en Madrid. El proyecto fue seleccionado para el 5th Pitchbox Madrid por Filmmarket Hub y presentado en Variety durante el 71° Festival de Cine de Cannes (2018). También participó en un Taller de Desarrollo Avanzado de Guiones de 5 semanas en la EICTV en Cuba (2019).



AWARDS

WINNER - BEST FASHION FILM - Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2019, York, UK / Lola's Manifesto

WINNER - BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM - Porto Fashion Film Festival 2018, Lisbon, Portugal / Lola's Manifesto

WINNER - BEST ACTRESS - Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival 2018, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina / Lola's Manifesto

WINNER - FOUNDER'S CHOICE AWARD - Los Angeles Fashion Film Festival 2018, California, USA / Lola's Manifesto

WINNER - BEST ACTOR - Bokeh South Africa International Fashion Film Festival 2018, Cape Town, SA / Lola's Manifesto

WINNER - BEST STYLING IN A FASHION FILM at Canadian International Fashion Film Festival 2017, Calgary, Canada / Litost

WINNER - BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN at Screentest UK's National Student Film Festival 2017, University of Greenwich, UK / Out

WINNER - 2nd Place at Grolsch Film Works Shorts Showcase 2014, London, UK / It Melts

WINNER - BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A FASHION FILM at Australian International Fashion Film Festival 2014, Sydney / Art of Dress

WINNER - BEST FASHION FILM at Charleston International Film Festival 2014, USA / It Melts

WINNER - BEST SHORT FILM at Transgender Film Fest Germany 2013 / I'm in Love

WINNER - BEST FILM at ASVOFF Barcelona 2012, Caixa-Forum Barcelona, Spain / Ephemeral Nature