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Raphael Moran

Producer, Director of Photography


Current Work Details

What I do

Award-winning Film Producer and Director


Moran Films


Where I work

I run my own company or organisation


Paid Work or Collaboration

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Films I wish I had made

La La Land (2017), The Greatest Showman (2017), Baby Driver (2017), Cinema Paradiso (1988), Midnight in Paris (2011), Café Society (2016), To Rome with Love (2012), Grizzly Man (2005), Sicario (2015), Arrival (2016)

I cried watching

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

I left the cinema during


Directors I love

Steven Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick, Federico Fellini, Francis Ford Coppola, Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott, Steven Soderbergh, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Guillermo del Toro, George Miller, Peter Jackson, Ang Lee, Sam Mendes, Clint Eastwood, Woody Allen, George Lucas, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Paul Greengrass, Kathryn Bigelow, Mike Leigh, Danny Boyle, Alfonso Cuarón, Alfred Hitchcock, Richard Linklater, James Cameron, Spike Lee...

Actors I admire

Jim Carrey, Maggie Smith, Woody Harrelson, John Hurt, Amy Adams, Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Leonardo DiCaprio, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Marisa Tomei, Natalie Portman, Christoph Waltz, Bill Murray, Michael Fassbender, Orlando Bloom, Uma Thurman, Judi Dench, Rachel McAdams, Katie Holmes, Sandra Bullock, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Cruise, Ed Harris, Rosamund Pike, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Pfeiffer, Liam Neeson, Robin Williams, Michelle Williams, Morgan Freeman, Sarah Paulson, Laura Dern, Clint Eastwood, Matthew McConaughey, Marlon Brando, Hilary Swank, Tilda Swinton, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson…

Writers I respect

Woody Allen, George Lucas, Aaron Sorkin, Adam McKay, Spike Lee, Terry Gilliam, Eric Roth, Alfonso Cuarón…

My desert island discs

Legend (Bob Marley and the Wailers), Unplugged (Eric Clapton), The Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd), Thriller (Michael Jackson), Houses of the Holy (Led Zeppelin), Let the Good Times Roll (B.B. King), Abbey Road (The Beatles), Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles), Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones), Will the Circle be Unbroken (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), Long Walk to Freedom (Ladysmith Black Mambazo), The Nutcracker (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky)

The best thing I own


More about me

Raphael Moran, MRi p.g.s, is an award-winning film producer and director, having won best music video and best web series at international film festivals, and received nominations for five more. He is a member of a variety of film and TV organisations. He is currently producing the feature film, “High Mums,” directed by Xander Phillips (a co-production with Moran Films and Rusalka Pictures). Raphael has most recently directed the web series, “Wizard Grandpa Stories,” which is featuring on Amazon Prime Video. Raphael is also a photographer, publicist, voice-over artist, actor, musician and radio broadcaster. He has been the Festival Film and Photography Producer/Director for the Byline Festival since 2017, and has an ongoing collaboration with the Byline organisation. Raphael has founded and is the CEO of companies that specialise in the entertainment industry; Moran Films, Prestige Publicity and Talent Management, and Moran Enterprises. He is the president of the Producers Guild of Sussex. Raphael went to Michael Hall School in Forest Row, East Sussex. From a young age, Raphael worked with his parents in their puppet shows. Since that time his aim has been to create an experience that audiences would enjoy, which motivated him to learn the disciplines and skills which are needed to succeed in the entertainment industry. He has collaborated with Primetime Emmy-Nominated cinematographer Christopher Titus King on several projects. Raphael is a board member of the radio station 107 Meridian FM, where he hosts two weekly radio shows, and he has recorded several commercials for them. He is the grandson of Olympio Guilherme, a Brazilian journalist, actor and director.

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