Fran Estévez is a Spanish filmmaker born in Villagarcía de Arosa (Pontevedra) in 1980.

It was part of the first class of the Galician School of Cinematographic Arts (Vigo, 2001). In his first year of school he directed the short film in super 8 “Hipotálamo” (2001), made out of school. The second year he directed his final science fiction thesis “Equinox” (35 mm cinema).

Founder of the production company Hipotálamo Films, under which he directed his “Metamorphosis” in 35 mm in 2004, an adaptation of the popular story by Franz Kafka that won him a multitude of international awards.

In 2013 he premiered “Idiotas” (super 16 mm), his most ambitious work, starring a boy with a disability and his talking dog, who find mysterious balloons throughout the city of Santiago de Compostela.

He has also written the science fiction novel “The Spy Lens”, which he hopes to be able to adapt for television soon.

Fran Estévez is a Spanish filmmaker born in Villagarcía de Arosa (Pontevedra) in 1980.

He was part of the first promotion of the Galician School od Cinema (Vigo, 2001). In his first year, he directed the super 8 short film “Hypothalamus” (2001), made out of school. The second year he directs the science fiction short film “Equinox” (final thesis in 35 mm cinema).

Founder of the production company Hipotalamo Films, under which he directed his “Metamorphosis” in 35 mm in 2004, an adaptation of the popular story by Franz Kafka which wons many international awards.

In 2013 “Idiotas” (super 16 mm), his most ambitious work, starring a boy with a disability and his talking dog, who found mysterious balloons all over the city of Santiago de Compostela, is released.

He has also written the science fiction novel “Spy Lens”, which he hopes to be able to adapt soon for television.

Fran Estévez

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