Trained Monkey

Trained Monkey

Josep Fernández Marín, Xavier Fortino Pous
Trained Monkey is a documentary about primate explotation that follow the stories of Toni - a chimpanzee that was caught from the jungle and sold to a Portuguese circus - and Cheeta, the sole survivor of the infamous Oasis Park Zoo escape of 2015, which ended in a tragic shooting.

Josep Fernández Marín

Director, writer, producer. Josep Fernández Martin (1982-Gerona) is Director and DOP. When he as eleven, he took part in his first short film and since then his passion for the audiovisual has accompanied him. In 2008 he studied photography direction at the University of San Jorge (Zaragoza), while already combining his studies with work in television, documentaries, feature films and advertising productions. Since 2018 he has been co-founding member of Manila Films, where he is currently working as a cinematographer and filmmaker. Filmography: Mono de feria (2022) Documentary - director Baxilio Erregea (2018) Feature Film - director

Xavier Fortino Pous

Director, writer, editor. Xavier Fortuno Pous (1983) is writer and director. He got his degree in AV Studies in 2006. He worked for several year at Cines Verdi and found a circle of film lovers that later became the production company Cretino Films, in which he was the editor of a large number of short films and music videos. Starting in 2013, he began working with the Asturian filmmaker José Antonio Quirós, who introduced him to documentary cinema, and for whom he has edited several miniseries and films. Since 2018 he has been a co-funding member of Manila Films production company, where he is currently working as a screenwriter and editor. Filmography: Mono de feria (2022) Documentary - director Invisible (2019) Short Film - director

  • Original title Mono de feria
  • Director Josep Fernández Marín, Xavier Fortino Pous
  • Duration 90
  • Production year 2022
  • Aspect 16:9
  • Format Full HD (1080)
  • Category Project
  • Subcategory Documentary
  • Nationality Spain
  • Producer Manila Films
  • Dialogue language Spanish, English
  • Subtitle language Spanish, English