Tony Morales was born in Málaga. Studied Film and Video Production in Madrid (I.E.S. La Arboleda). Lover of genre cinema since very young age.
In 2014 he shot his first short film, “Ku”, with which he obtained 11 international selections.
His second short film, “Hada”, achieves more than 260 selections and 60 international awards, including: Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, Telluride Horror Show, Fantasporto, NYC Horror Film Festival, Nightmares Film Festival, Les Enfants terribles, Comicpalooza Film Festival and FilmQuest.
At the end of 2016, he shot “Do we play?”, a 3-minute short film to participate in an edition of the Notodo Film Fest.
In 2017 he went back to behind the cameras and filmed the legendary CreepyPasta “Black Eyed Child”, whose world premiere was held in the prestigious Fantasporto, had a great tour of festivals with more than 90 selections and more than 20 international awards. Selections at Screamfest and Sitges should be highlighted.
“Would Feel Right at Home Within the Insidious Universe” is how the “Black Eyed Child” article begins in the famous American magazine Dread Central.
His latest work, “Abracitos“, is Tony Morales’ most complex project to date. It had its “World Premiere” at the Fantasia International Film Festival and its “American Premiere” at the Fantastic Fest.
Abracitos has had one of the best starts of a short film in horror genre festivals of the last decade, apart from those already mentioned, it’s worth highlighting: Screamfest Horror Film Festival, The Overlook Film Festival, Popcorn Frights, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, iHorror Film Festival, Telluride Horror Show, Nightmare Film Festival, Morbid Film Fest, New York City Horror Film Festival, etc.
In the first edition of the Nightstream, Abracitos won the award for the Scariest Short Film at both The Overlook Film Festival and the Popcorn Frights Film Festival, apart from the Bronze Audience Award for Best International Short at the Fantasia International Film Festival.
In its short run since it premiered on 21st of August, apart from being in the most important festivals in the world, it has been nominated several times for the Melies D’Argent.