Peruvian and Latinamerican Biography in spanish
He was born on November 3, 1968 in Lleida, Catalonia (Spain). Specializing in the horror genre, more specifically in the aspect of terror "psychological." He graduated in Communication Sciences and studied film at the Centre d'estudis cinematogràfics de Catalunya (CECC). He worked as a journalist and radio host ("Foam of the days" in Radio Hospitalet) before tackling his first film, the short film "Alice", with which triumphed in the Sitges Festival. In his second short consolidate a style that would endure in his subsequent works, and attract the interest of producers.
In 1999 he directed his first feature, The Nameless, an adaptation of the novel by Ramsey Campbell, which won the Méliès d'Or for best European fantastic film that year, assuming its international launch.
In 2002 directed with Paco Plaza OT: The Movie, a documentary on the television program that aroused such passions that year, which was tracking the fortunes of the group of singers.
His next two films, for which it could have bigger budgets and the involvement of prestigious actors in Europe and the United States, underpinning a work hailed worldwide by fans of the genre, coherent and very personal, and not by revisitation of the recurring themes that has managed to make his own, but by the use of certain means of expression (anti-gas masks, old transistor radio, old family portraits, and the famous "Balagueró effect", a sort of effect strobe used at a time "claims" that manages to recreate a truly unsettling atmosphere without having necessarily too explicit gruesomeness.
Jury member of the first contest of short films for mobile held in San Feliu de Guixols in 2007.
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