Juan Carlos Fanconi

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Juan Carlos Fanconi
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Fanconi in 2013
BornJuan Carlos Cortes Fanconi
(1979-06-24) June 24, 1979 (age 42)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
🏳️ NationalitySwiss/Honduras
💼 Occupation
Executive Producer, Film director, screenwriter
📆 Years active  1999–present
👶 Children2
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Juan Carlos Fanconi is a Executive Producer, Writer and Film Director, Founder of the Central American film production company Cana Vista©.[1] Also, he has been awarded by his productions at the 2013 Boston Science Fiction Festival [2] and at the Icaro International Festival 2013.[3]


Writer and Film Director, He was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras (1979) From a native Swiss-Family of Poschiavo, Canton of Grisons; At his 19 years old, he wrote and directed his first film, "Midnight Souls". In 2002, the film was released in honduran theatres with great success, being the first film in cinemas in the history of Honduras.[4]

In 2006, he wrote and directed the first reality show of Honduran television. "La Reliquia". In 2012, Juan Carlos Fanconi released his second feature film "El Xendra", which was screened in theatres of Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica,[5] Guatemala and Nicaragua, and has been awarded at the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival (Jury Award for Excellence), [6] and in the Festival Ícaro (Best Production), besides having received 8 official selections around the world.

In 2017, Juan Carlos Fanconi signed an agreement with the well-known distribution Company in Los Angeles, Shoreline Entertainment, [7] for the distribution of his latest film, A Place in the Caribbean, which is currently being shown on HBO and Cinemax networks [8] , as well as television tv networks in China and other countries in Asia.



  1. Cine de Honduras, Brief review of Juan Carlos Fanconi in the History of Cinema in Honduras
  2. Jay's Movie Blog [http://www.jaysmovieblog.com/2013/02/boston-sci-fi-film-fest-2013-day-3.html "Boston Sci-Fi Film Fest 2013 Day 3 (Science Fiction from the Americas)", Boston MA, Saturday, February 16, 2013.
  3. Honduran Magazine Conexión. "Honduran film “El Xendra” awarded in Boston", El Heraldo, Tegucigalpa, February 26th de 2013.
  4. IMDb Biography and Filmography
  5. Alexander Sánchez. "Director of El Xendra promises suspense and originality", La Nación, San José, Costa Rica, October 25, 2012.
  6. Anonymous. "El Xendra wins an award for excellence in the United States of America.", La Tribuna, Tegucigalpa, March 7th, 2013.
  7. Shoreline Entertainment Catalogue
  8. Hbo Now Highlights, October 2017

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