Fumi Gomez is a freelance film and theatre director. She's worked in the performing arts industry for the past decade. She is co-founder of Horatio Productions, specialised in new writing for science fiction theatre and film.
Her work is focused on new writing and original storytelling, seeking new expressive ways and languages. She works with artists from all around the world, enriching and giving a more global perspective to her work. She is heavily invested in theatre and film that speaks from a female, intersectional, culturally diverse, perspective, in a way that is unique, political and most importantly, entertaining.
Future work include: Directing Antarctica a comedy about climate change and AI with the collaboration of King's College London which will be the main show featured during the 3rd edition Science Fiction Theatre Festival at The Pleasance (London).
Currently a freelance associate artist of the National Youth Theatre. She is also the founder of Making Films, a group of professional filmmakers who tell relevant stories, no matter the budget, with a focus on storytelling. It is a guerrilla film challenge and filmmaking community. Making Films has over 1700 members and has curated and screened 57 short films. Supporters include: Candid Arts Trust, Sci-Fi London, and Raindance. For more info visit fumigomez.com
Past work include: ReGen headliner of 2nd edition of Science Fiction Theatre Festival at Pleasance theatre as part of their new writing season #YouWillKnowTheirNames. Kasimir and Karoline an adaptation of Ödön von Horváth (Gate Theatre and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama). Co-directing Scum by Tatty Hennessy (Park Theatre). Night Of The Living (Clifftown Theatre). Sold out show Red Button performed at Edinburgh Fringe. Body and Blood by Lorraine Mullaney (King’s Head Theatre). Assisting directing award winning director Ola Ince in Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 by Anna Deavere Smith at Gate Theatre. AD/Staff director for Madam Butterfly UK tour an OperaUpClose production, directed and libretto by Poppy Burton-Morgan, a new English translation aiming to address the problematic issues of sexism and cultural appropriation in the piece.
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