John Fanfas

Film Director

John’s journey started in Lisbon, editing commercials for big Portuguese brands in different sectors: beverage, communications, banks.
His passion for visual storytelling and photography, mixed with his post-productions background, gave him a push to develop his particular and unique ability to create visual impactful pieces. Johns’s personal approach takes every project to a different leverage and suits a wide diversity of genres. He works on the concept and deliver strong visual films to the clients. He is comfortable working with lifestyle, narrative, visual storytelling, actions sports, performance, portraits or vignettes.   

So far, he has worked for many world´s leading agencies and brands: Martini, Vodafone, Red Cross, Donuts, 33 Export and many others, consummate his professionalism and his talent. John is shooting in several countries across Europe and Africa. 
In 2021 Festi Pub Angola won five silvers and two bronzes awards for best Tv commercial and two golds , two silvers and one bronze awards for best Tvc’s directing. In 2017,  he won a Silver Award for the Best Film in Prémios Lusófonos for Cuca Beer, while other awards in Clube dos Criativos and El Ojo de Ibero-america. His short-film Renaissance has won Best Film at Fantasporto in 2015.

John is a happy, relaxed, creative, easy going, cool kid!

TV Commercials & Music Videos

Available to work worldwide