Director

Ruben is known for his unique style portraying emotions. He pays a lot of attention to details and concepts. His editing experience has made him enhance his directing skills, focusing on pace and performances.  

His work has been seen in more than 40 festivals and he has won a total of 5 awards, and several nominations, including Best Director at European Film Festival Villamayor, Spain . His latest short film "Of Hearts and Castles" is premiering at Oscar Qualifying "Outfest Film Festival" in August 2020.

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Work

"Of Hearts and Castles"

A man struggling emotionally after a breakup meets another man for one night; a few hours together ease their emotions and create a momentum that will stay with them forever.

World Premiere at Oscar Qualifying "Outfest Film Festival" in August 2020.

Eli is a happy kid who starts receiving some dark visitors at night. His parents are too worried on their own problems that don't want to see what is happening. They won't be ready to face the truth once is revealed.

"Monsters of the Night is an award winning short film directed, edited and produced by Ruben Navarro. 4 Wins, 5 Nominations and 23 Official Selections including Malaga Spanish Film Festival (Spain) and Malibu Film Festival (Malibu, CA) 

"Monsters of the Night"

"In Tune with You"

Sarah and John face a life changing situation and struggle to adapt to save their relationship.

"In Tune With You" is an award winning short film directed, wrote, edited and produced by Ruben Navarro. 4 Wins and 19 Official Selections including Long Island International Film Expo (USA).

© Ruben Navarro