Toño Chouza

Toño Chouza

Filmmaker / Movie Director

Madrid, España

Toño Chouza

Toño Chouza is a movie director, scriptwriter, editor and photographer.

Degree in Filmmaking and Philology. Currently, studying Philosophy.

Represented by
* Movie Director on PUEBLO (Spain).
* Movie Director on VIP FILMS (Beirut, Dubai, Middle East).
* Movie Director on Pop Films Asia (China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore).
* Movie Director on GoGo-Project (Turkey).
* Movie Director on Partners & Crew (Mexico).

Advertising
* Brands: Adidas, Coca-Cola, eBay, Almond Breeze, Granada C.F., Alain Afflelou, Desigual, FOX TV, Miró, Twins&Bros, Brother Barcelona, CURTOCIRCUITO International Shortfilm Festival, Grupo Prats, Henten, Sara Coleman, Affinity, NORMAL (A Coruña), LoCorporal, Arousa Norte, Un paso más, Santos.

* Agencies/Production: PUEBLO, Sra. Rushmore, McCANN, POP Films Asia, Partners&Crew, GOGO-Project, Usted, La Cosa de las Películas, RCR Films, Cool Shot Films, Wonderturner, &Rosàs, Malditos Produce, LaVisual, Arista, GroupM, Double You, Gas&Gin, Glassy Films, Diplodocus Produccións, Blua Producers, Larsson-Duprez, CASSADY.

Filmography:
* Entreparadas (feature documentary, 2012).
* Seule (shortfilm, 2012).
* Por la mañana (shortfilm, 2008).
* Sueño Imperfecto (shortfilm, 2007).
* Somnium (shortfilm, 2007).

Merits and awards
* Best microfilm in European Shortfilm Festival. FEC. 2012.
* Finalist in Vimeo Festival Awards, 2010.
* Best Shortfilm in the 1st Shortfilm Festival by Canal TCM, 2010 (prime-time broadcast TCM Chanel).
* Official Selection on Zero Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA, 2014).
* Official Selection ESF (Russia, 2014).
* Semana Internacional de Cine de Autor (Lugo, Spain, 2014).
* Official Selection on Zero Film Festival (New York, USA, 2013).
* Best Shortfilm "Free Theme" in Minute Festival (Brazil, 2013).
* Cineuropa (Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2013)
* Best Feature Film in FECIDISCOVI (Madrid, Spain, 2013)
* Official Selection Festival Internazionale del Cortometraggio di Resana (Italia, 2013).
* Official Selection Festival de Cortometrajes COR3, Roatán (Honduras, 2013).
* Official Selection "Ils ont Osé" in Festival International des Très Courts (France, 2013).
* "Special Program" in The One Minute Film & Video Festival (Aarau, Switzerland, 2013).
* Official Selection 7th Toronto Urban Film Festival (Canada, 2013).
* Official Selection IX edition “San Rafael en Corto” (Canary Islands, Spain, 2013).
* Official Selection Almería en Corto (Almería, Spain, 2013).
* V Certamen de Cortometrajes Angelika (Madrid, 2013).
* ROOM ART FAIR #3 (Madrid, 2013).
* Official Selection Seminci. Semana Internacional de Cine (Spain, 2012).
* Official International Selection Badalona Film Festival, FILMETS (Spain, 2012).
* Best Shortfilm Fascurt (Spain, 2010).
* Best Shortfilm FIC Bueu (Spain, 2010).
* Official Selection of UNIFEST (International Festival of University Cinema), Georgina Amat Best Actress (Spain, 2010).
* Official Selection of Cans Festival (Spain, 2010).
* Official Selection in Curtocircuito (Spain, 2010).
* Best Shorfilm of 10th Shortfilm Exhibition Vila de Noia (Spain, 2010).
* Official Selection in the New Filmmakers Exhibition in Havana (Cuba, 2010).
* Muestra de Romerías de Mayo en Ciudad de Holguín (Cuba, 2010).
* Best Direction in Curtas na Rede (Spain, 2009).
* Jury Award to the Best Shortfilm in Curtas na Rede (Spain, 2009).
* Selected for the PLAYAVID.DOC marathon at Documentary International Festival PLAYDOC (Spain, 2008).
* Best Shortfilm in Acción Festival (Spain, 2007).
* Finalist of Notodofilmfest (2007).
* Commercials: FOX TV (2º Award, 2012), Alain Afflelou (3º Award, 2012).

* Works broadcast on TCM, FOX TV, TVE, TV3, TVG, OHM:TV, VOZ TV, ...

Documentary Work: Consello da Cultura Galega.

Education
* Degree in Movie Direction by ESCAC (Escuela Superior de Cine y Audiovisuales de Cataluña), Universidad de Barcelona (2004-2009).
* Degree in Philolosophy by UNED (2017- ...).
* Degree in Philology by Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, speciality in Literature, Literary Theory and Linguistics (1999-2004).
* Digital Production Challenge (DPC), workshop in digital production workflows, CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA & FOCUS. (Berlin, 2014).
* Filmmaking International Workshop, EICTV (Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, 2010).
* First course of Doctorate program History and Invention of Spanish Literary Texts, from the University of Barcelona, with honors qualification (2005).
* International Congress of Theatre and Cinematography: For an inter-artistic approach (grant holder and collaborator). University of Santiago de Compostela (2003).
* 11th International Congress of Comparative Literature. Literature and Film. Dedicated to filmmaker Gonzalo Suárez. University of Vigo (2003).
* Film workshop: Writing a script. Directed by filmmaker Mr. David Trueba. International University Menéndez Pelayo (Santander, 2003).
* Film workshop: Cinematographic creation. Directed by filmmaker Mr. Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón. International University Menéndez Pelayo (Santander, 2004).
* Collaborator in Syd Field’s Master Class (SGAE) (June 2006).
* Master Class by George A. Romero, ESCAC, 2007.
* Master Class by Joe Dante, ESCAC, 2007.

Experience
* Jury and Programer at the International Short Film Festival in Santiago de Compostela (Curtocircuito, Shortfilmdepot, 2011 and 2012).
* Teacher “Initiation to videoart”. CREARTE. (A Coruña, Spain, 2012).

* Member of CREA (Asociación de Directores e Realizadores de Galicia).
* Member of DAMA (Derechos de Autor de Medios Audiovisuales).

Proyectos

Ficha profesional

Escuelas

  • ESCAC Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya

    Tarrasa, España

    2004 - 2009

  • USC Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España

    1999 - 2004

  • UNED Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

    Madrid, España

    2017 - Actualmente