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Marcal Fores

Director

Marçal was born in Barcelona and studied at the ESCAC Film School in Barcelona. He then directed several music videos and short films until he really found his own unique style with the award-winning short film ‘Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!’ which tells a surreal story about teenage love. Marçal then studied for the MA in Fiction Directing at the National Film and Television School, finishing with his graduation film ‘Friends Forever’.

Credits

IN DEVELOPMENT
Date: 2015
Production (role):
MOVIE LOVERS
Project details:
Supernatural thriller / romance
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2014
Production (role):
AMOR ETERNO (Co-Writer / Director)
Company:
Little Secret Films
Project details:
Spanish language

Starring Aimar Vega
Date: 2012-13
Production (role):
ANIMALS (Writer / Director)
Company:
Escandalo Films
Project details:
Feature in Catalan and English

Starring Martin Freeman, Augustus Prew and Oriol Pla

Released theatrically in 2013 by Artsploitation Films

Nominated New Director category San Sebastian Film Festival 2012
TELEVISION
Date: 2007
Production (role):
THE THINGS I HAVEN'T TOLD YOU
Company:
Tiger Aspect / BBC 3
Project details:
60 minute pilot

Prod. Will Gould

Wr. Lisa McGee

Tx March 2008
SHORT FILM
Date: 2007
Production (role):
FRIENDS FOREVER (Co-Writer / Director)
Project details:
25 minutes

Starring Sean Hart, Sean Bourke and Talulah Riley

Co-wrote with Melanie Martinez

Prod. Ania Nakov

George, a teenager, is trying to overcome the sudden loss of his best friend Chris. Now back at school, he is seeing the ghost of his friend, then there’s the new trend of kids taking some kind of drug… a hallucinogenic flower. Is Chris a hallucination too or could it be more than that? What if friendship were greater than death?

In competition, Tribeca Film Festival 2008

Winner, Best Short Film, Dinard Film Festival 2007

In competition, Venice Film Festival 2007, Corto Cortissimo

London Film Festival 2007
Date: 2004
Production (role):
YEAH! YEAH! YEAH!
Project details:
12 minutes (in Spanish) surreal teen tragic comedy

Prod. Ania Nakov

Passion, bananas, death and dancing. This is a teenage love short… with a Panda

Winner International Jury Prize, Brief Encounters 2005

Special Jury Mention, Premieres Plans 2007 (France)

Official selection at the Toronto International Short Film Festival, BBC Electric Proms, Brooklyn Film Festival, Raindance, Hull Film Festival, Manchester Film Festival and Halloween at the ICA (Winner Best Female Characterisation)

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): MOVIE LOVERS
    Project details: Supernatural thriller / romance
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): AMOR ETERNO (Co-Writer / Director)
    Company: Little Secret Films
    Project details: Spanish language

    Starring Aimar Vega
  • Date: 2012-13
    Production (role): ANIMALS (Writer / Director)
    Company: Escandalo Films
    Project details: Feature in Catalan and English

    Starring Martin Freeman, Augustus Prew and Oriol Pla

    Released theatrically in 2013 by Artsploitation Films

    Nominated New Director category San Sebastian Film Festival 2012
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): THE THINGS I HAVEN'T TOLD YOU
    Company: Tiger Aspect / BBC 3
    Project details: 60 minute pilot

    Prod. Will Gould

    Wr. Lisa McGee

    Tx March 2008
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): FRIENDS FOREVER (Co-Writer / Director)
    Project details: 25 minutes

    Starring Sean Hart, Sean Bourke and Talulah Riley

    Co-wrote with Melanie Martinez

    Prod. Ania Nakov

    George, a teenager, is trying to overcome the sudden loss of his best friend Chris. Now back at school, he is seeing the ghost of his friend, then there’s the new trend of kids taking some kind of drug… a hallucinogenic flower. Is Chris a hallucination too or could it be more than that? What if friendship were greater than death?

    In competition, Tribeca Film Festival 2008

    Winner, Best Short Film, Dinard Film Festival 2007

    In competition, Venice Film Festival 2007, Corto Cortissimo

    London Film Festival 2007
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): YEAH! YEAH! YEAH!
    Project details: 12 minutes (in Spanish) surreal teen tragic comedy

    Prod. Ania Nakov

    Passion, bananas, death and dancing. This is a teenage love short… with a Panda

    Winner International Jury Prize, Brief Encounters 2005

    Special Jury Mention, Premieres Plans 2007 (France)

    Official selection at the Toronto International Short Film Festival, BBC Electric Proms, Brooklyn Film Festival, Raindance, Hull Film Festival, Manchester Film Festival and Halloween at the ICA (Winner Best Female Characterisation)