Fernando González Molina (born in Pamplona, Spain, November 10, 1975) is a director of Spanish movies and television. Molina was born in Pamplona, Spain, on November 10, 1975. He studied audiovisual communication at the University of Navarra and Direction at the School of Cinematography and Audiovisual of the Community of Madrid. He began his audiovisual career with the short film Velocidad, starring Beatriz Carvajal, Laura Morales and Vicente Granadas. He was winner of the Golden Roel award at the Medina del Campo Festival, the Audience Award at the Astorga Festival, and the Blockbuster award for the best short film of the year. After this short, he began to work for the Globomedia production company such as the previews of the Águila Roja and Los Serrano series, as well as documentaries about the UPA Dance tours. He also made the video clips of Fran Perea and Pablo Puyol, as well as documentaries about the Morfeo dream tours.Since 2008, he has directed some episodes of the Antena 3 television series Los hombres de Paco, where he met his assistant, Mario Casas. In 2009 he released his first feature film, Fuga de cerebros, a comedy in which a boy manufactures fake grants to be with the girl he likes, who is at Oxford University. The film became a box office success, grossing €6,863,216 and attracting 1,176,069 viewers, in addition to winning the Audience Award at the Málaga Film Festival.In May 2010, filming began on Tres metros sobre el cielo, based on the novel by Federico Moccia. The film became the highest grossing Spanish film in the country, surpassing one million viewers.On January 17, 2011, began the broadcast on Antena 3 of his second television series, El barco, on which he served as director together with David Molina Encinas, Sandra Gallego and Jesús Colmenar.On June 13, 2011, he began filming Fuga de cerebros: Ahora en Harvard as an executive producer, which tells the story of the younger brother of the protagonist of the previous film, who followed the girl he likes to Harvard University. Its premiere took place on December 2, 2011.In September 2011, he started shooting Tengo ganas de ti, based on Moccia's book. The movie, in which the protagonists were played by Mario Casas and Clara Lago, was released in June 2012. In its first weekend after being released it became the tenth highest grossing film in the world.In April 2012, he began to broadcast the television series Luna, el misterio de Calenda on Antena 3, in which González Molina served as director along with Laura Belloso, David Bermejo, Jesús Rodrigo, José Ramón Ayerra, Alexandra Graf, Antonio Díaz Huerta and Begoña Álvarez Rojas. The series ran for two seasons and did not continue due to poor viewing statistics.In 2014, the series directed by Fernando together with David Molina Encinas, Bienvenidos al Lolita, was released. The movie exposes the differences between two classes of society.Later in 2014, he started filming the movie Palmeras en la Nieve, inspired by Luz Gabás's novel, in which tells the story of a forbidden love between different cultures and the knowledge of its secrets half a century later. The film was released in December 2015 and was awarded a Best Song and Best Art Direction at the Goya Awards in 2016.In 2017, the director premiered a movie, The Invisible Guardian, based on the first novel of the Báztan Trilogy by Dolores Redondo, in which he tries to solve the mysteries of the murder of a teenage girl in his area. The film garnered nearly three million viewers in its third weekend since it hit the big screen.On April 25, 2018, he directed the first season of the series La otro mirada, which was produced by Boomerang TV, and premiered on Televisión Española, which has broadcast five chapters to date. This series is set in the 1920s and deals with the nature of feminism of the time.Also in 2018, Fernando released his documentary, The best day of my life, in theaters, which visualizes the story of six people from different countries, all of whom are members of LGBT, around the celebration of the WorldPride 2017 party in Madrid.
Movies & TV shows
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La otra mirada
A new teacher arrives at the girls' school in 1920s Sevilla with a secret goal that is related to the academy itself.
The Best Day of My Life
'The Best Day of My Life' is a documentary that follows the lives of six people from different parts of the world (Spain, France, Uganda and Russia) who give testimony of their experiences as people w...
The Invisible Guardian
One month before the naked body of a teenage girl was found, it was linked to a murder. There are rumors in Elizondo. There are unresolved conflicts and a terrible secret from Amaia's childhood. In or...
Three Steps Above Heaven
Two people are not the same. The first great love in the chronicle of a love that is almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey is discovered by them. A girl is educated. Hache is ...
A shy, not too brilliant student at a local secondary school has always harboured a secret love for Natalia, the prettiest girl in the class. Natalia was awarded a scholarship to study Medicine at Oxf...
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Los hombres de Paco
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