Miguel Faus is a screenwriter, director, and producer from Barcelona. His debut feature, “Calladita” (AKA The Quiet Maid), had its World Premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in November 2023. It is the first European film ever funded by NFTs after a pioneering blockchain crowdfund created by Faus himself. The film is Presented By Steven Soderbergh, who awarded it a Finishing Funds Award at Sundance.
“Calladita” is based on a short film of the same title Miguel made in 2020, which premiered at Palm Springs Shortfest and Málaga Film Festival and was acquired by HBO Max. His previous short film, “The Death of Don Quixote” (2018), won the Melies d’Argent for Best European Short Film at the Sitges Film Festival and screened at many other festivals worldwide.
In 2021, Variety named Faus one of ten “Spanish filmmakers to watch”. He graduated with distinction from the MA in Filmmaking at the London Film School, and before that, he was a Film Critic in Spain.