Bio

JUAN CARLOS FALCÓN (aka JC FALCÓN) was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands (Spain). His first work was directing cultural videos. He wrote, directed and produced his first short feature, Mátame, in 1995. This was followed by several other award-winning shorts such as Peisithanatos, Yo Look Tu Look, O me quieres o me mato, La fuerza de la costumbre. Later on, he worked as director ofImacine and Imacinet– International Short Film Festival in Maspalomas– and as creator and director of official publicity campaigns for the Canary Islands, cultural and music videos. In 2006 he wrote and directed the critically acclaimed and award winning feature film La Caja (The wooden box), his own adaptation of the novel "Nos dejaron el muerto". Produced by the Academy Award nominee and Goya award winning Producer Andrés Santana and starring Goya award winning actresses Elvira Minguez and Angela Molina. La Caja won acclaim and awards from around the globe. Such acknowledments include winning the Violet d’Or at the 2007 Toulouse Film Festival (France), the Golden Zenith award (best first film) at the Montréal World Film Festival (Canada), Best Film at Europacinema Film Festival (Italy) and Audience Award at the 2007 Las Palmas Film Festival (Spain) among others. In the following years Falcon has written the scripts for tv-movies and entertainment shows for television. In 2013 he moved out to Los Angeles and he has been working in both countries. He wrote, co-produced and directed in Los Angeles the award-winning short-film Green Card, Black Rice and Maintenance Required, then in 2014 he wrote and directed another short in Madrid Number 2: If I Were Marilyn, which has won up to 15 awards worldwide so far. In 2015 he co-wrote and directed the award-winning short-film in Los Angeles Maintenance Required. In 2015 he wrote and directed in LA the feature film People You May Know, released on September 2016, which has won Director's Award and Audience Award at Cinema Diverse Film Festival, Palm Springs 2016. It is available on Netflix worldwide.

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