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Winner > Best Music Video
Since the murder of Mahsa Amini at the hands of morality police in Iran on September 16, 2022, Iranians around the world have begun the uprising to topple the current illegitimate regime of Iran under the slogan: “Woman, Life, Freedom”
Fran Menchon-Director
Farnaz Ohadi-Producer
Fran Menchon-Producer

Director Biography – Fran Menchon
Fran Menchón began as a screenwriter and director after studying cinema at the ESCAC.
His first movie, EL PÁRAMO (2021), a horror film produced by Netflix and Rodar y Rodar, was selected for the Official Selection in Competition at the Sitges Festival, 2021.
The script for El Páramo had the following awards: La Incubadora – The Screen. Feature Film Development Program, 2018; TIFF – Toronto International Film Festival – Filmmaker Lab, 2018; Seville European Film Festival, 2018; Ventana Sur – Blood Window de Argentina, 2017
His comedy script, LA QUINTA DEL NARANJITO, was selected in the SGAE Foundation’s VI Feature Film Script Writing Laboratory.
His thriller script, EL NIDO, was once again awarded an award at the SGAE Foundation’s Feature Film Script Writing Laboratory (2020)
He writes and directs the short films EL CALIPO (2012), MATADOR (2013), DELICATESEN (2015), and TRIVIAL (2019) for which he is selected and won national and international awards.
And documentaries also awarded, EL CAMINO (2015), HACER SEÑORES (2021) award for best generalist documentary at the Atlantica Documenta Festival of Fuerteventura (2022), and EL BUS (2022) short documentary from the production company Inicia Films recently awarded with a Special Mention from the Jury at the Malaga Festival (2023)
He has created, produced, and directed music videos for Pablo Alborán, Antonio Orozco, Luis Fonsi, El Barrio, Chenoa, Pablo López, Manuel Carrasco, El Arrebato, Macaco, Nena Daconte, Antonio José, Joan Dausà and Farnaz Ohadi.
Currently, his feature film script LEY MARCIAL (2023) is in pre-production with the production company Rodar y Rodar and he is writing your second horror film, EL ELEGIDO, and preparing two series that develop two of his most successful short films (El calipo and Trivial)