About Nicolás López
March 18, 1983
|Place of Birth||:||Santiago, Chile|
|Also Known As||:||Nicolás López Fernández, Nicolás Javier López Fernández, Nicolas Lopez|
|Imdb Profile||:||IMDB Profile|
Nicolas Lopez is a Chilean director, screenwriter and producer. At age 19, López wrote and directed his first feature film: 'Promedio Rojo,' a teen comedy that Quentin Tarantino called, "The funniest movie of the year." 'Promedio Rojo' was a box-office smash in Chile and it was selected in Tokyo, SXSW, LA Film Festival. López's second feature, the sci-fi comedy 'Santos' (2008) was produced by Telecinco Cinema ('Pan's Labyrinth', 'The Orphanage') and praised by Alejandro Jodorowsky. Santos won the Special Jury Prize at Fantastic Fest. He wrote and directed the highest grossing Chilean film of 2010: Que Pena tu vida (SXSW 2011), the romantic comedy inspired a successful trilogy: Que pena tu boda (2011), and Que pena tu familia (2012). 'Aftershock' (2013) was López's first English language film, produced by his company Sobras Int. and starring Eli Roth. The movie made it's debut at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and was released by Dimension Films. López produced and co-wrote Eli Roth's 'The Green Inferno" (2013) and the Sundance selected Knock Knock (2014), starring Keanu Reeves and directed by Eli Roth. In 2013 he produced the vampire thriller: 'The Stranger', directed by his co-writer Guillermo Amoedo (Fantastic Fest 13) In 2013, he directed and wrote: 'Mis Peores Amigos', sequel to his first film 'Promedio Rojo'. He co-wrote, produced and presented the highest grossing chilean film of 2014, 'Fuerzas Especiales'. In 2016, he directed and wrote the smash hit comedy 'Sin Filtro', that's actually being remade in 11 countries including China, Mexico and India. In 2017 he will release two comedies directed by him: 'Hazlo como hombre' and 'No estoy loca'. He also created the label Purgatorio with his production partner Miguel Asensio Llamas to produce genre films with Latin elements, 'Madre', directed by Aaron Burns is the first one.