Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 32

Birthday 1983-03-18

Place of Birth Santiago, Chile

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

Lake Mead Writer
2020 No Filter Original Story
2019 Recontraloca Original Story
2019 Sweet Family Screenplay
2018 Sin Pepitas en la Lengua Story
2018 Super Crazy Original Story
2018 Empowered Original Story
2018 Una Mujer Sin Filtro Writer Original Story
2018 I'm Not Crazy! Screenplay
2017 Do It Like An Hombre Story Writer
2016 No Filter Story Screenplay
2016 Que pena tu vida Screenstory
2015 Fuerzas Especiales 2: Cabos Sueltos Characters
2015 Knock Knock Screenplay
2014 Fuerzas Especiales Characters
2012 Aftershock Screenplay
2010 Fuck My Life Writer
2008 Santos Screenplay
2004 Promedio rojo Screenplay
1999 Superheroes Writer

Directing

2019 Sweet Family Director
2018 I'm Not Crazy! Director
2017 Do It Like An Hombre Director
2016 No Filter Director
2013 For Sale Director
2013 Best Worst Friends Director
2012 Qué pena tu familia Director
2012 Aftershock Director
2011 Qué pena tu boda Director
2011 El crack Director
2010 Fuck My Life Director
2008 Santos Director
2007 Súper niño bully Director
2004 Promedio rojo Director
1999 Superheroes Director

Production

2018 Sin Pepitas en la Lengua Executive Producer
2018 Ya veremos Co-Producer
2018 Empowered Executive Producer
2017 Do It Like An Hombre Executive Producer
2016 No Filter Executive Producer
2015 Knock Knock Producer
2015 The Stranger Executive Producer Producer
2014 Fuerzas Especiales Producer
2014 The Green Inferno Producer
2013 For Sale Producer
2011 El crack Executive Producer
2008 Santos Producer
2006 80s: El soundtrack de una generación Executive Producer
2000 Angel Negro Producer

Acting

2018 Una Mujer Sin Filtro as Amigo extraño
2014 Why Horror?

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