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Isaac Ezban (MX)

Isaac Ezban is a filmmaker from Mexico, co-founder of the production company Red Elephant Films and Autocinema Coyote (the only drive-in theater in Mexico). He wrote 4 short novels before becoming a full time filmmaker, starting with 9 short films awarded in important international festivals. His first feature film The Incident (2014), premiered at Cannes Film Festival and then played at Fantastic Fest & Sitges, and in over 45 festivals over the world, wining 16 awards.The Incident was picked by Cine Canibal in Mexico, released in theaters on 2015 with surprising results. Shoreline Entertainment acquired the international rights.

 

His second feature film The Similars (2015), making Isaac the first director in the history of Mexico to have 2 films in 2 years in a row in Official Selection at the two most important genre festivals in the globe. It won in Sitges Best Latinamerican Film and in Morbido the Press Award. Represented by CAA and Good Fear Management, Isaac is currently working on more screenplays of his own, and has also just been hired by Sony Pictures to direct the awaited adaptation of Dan Simmons´s horror classic novel Summer Of Night next year.