About

ENGLISH

Gsus (Zamora, Spain) is a writer-director based in London. He is a member of the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew (2018-21), BERLINALE TALENTS (2015) and graduated with a BA in Media from University of the Arts London (2014).

Gsus has directed a few award-winning short films, fashion films and music videos, being a highlight OUT, an LGBTQ+ dramedy that had its online premiere on Fotogramas (April 2019) after screening at over 50 film festivals worldwide and being included in the FILMIN catalogue.

He is currently in pre-production of a short film titled NAILS (drama / LGBTQ+) with POLARI CREATIVE a Manchester-based production company run by Luke Davies and also developing the script for his debut feature film titled HISTORIA DE MADRUGADA (Story at Dawn), a queer drama set in Madrid. The project was selected for the 5th Pitchbox Madrid by Filmarket Hub and it was featured on Variety during the 71st Cannes Film Festival, in 2018. He has recently participated in a 5-week long Advanced Script Development Workshop at the EICTV in Cuba.

ESPAÑOL

Gsus (Zamora, España) es un guionista y director residente en Londres. Es miembro del BFI Network x BAFTA Crew (2018/21), BERLINALE TALENTS (2015) y se graduó con un BA en Comunicación Audiovisual en la University of the Arts London (2014).

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.

Actualmente, está trabajando en la preproducción de un cortometraje titulado NAILS (drama/LGBTQ+) junto a Luke Davies de POLARI CREATIVE, y también desarrollando el guión de su ópera prima HISTORIA DE MADRUGADA. El proyecto ha sido seleccionado en el 5th Pitchbox Madrid de Filmarket Hub y fue destacado en un artículo de la revista Variety durante el 71º Festival de Cine de Cannes. Recientemente, ha participado en el Taller de Escritura de Guión y Desarrollo de Proyectos de la EICTV en Cuba.




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