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Patricio Marcelo Valladares

Location

Chile

Biography

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Patricio Valladares (Chilean, born 17 July 1982) is a Chilean director, screenwriter, editor and producer.

Known for his work in genre cinema Valladares has directed numerous features throughout the years. In 2011, he directed the “En las Afueras de la Ciudad” (Hidden in the Woods). Based a true story, the film made its world appearance at Fantasia Film Festival before touring the globe with appearances at London’s “Film 4 FrightFest” and Belgium’s “Razor Reel” among others. Epic Pictures Group is currently handling sales and distribution.

This film caught the attention actor Michael Biehn who would later produce the English language remake through his production company. WT Films is handling worldwide sales, with the pic set for a release in 2016 in numerous territories.

In 2014 Patricio directed "Toro Loco: Sangriento" a Chilean action, dark comedy flick shot entirely in Spanish. The world premiere was held at Morbido Film Fest at Mexico. Event Film is the sales agent.

In 2015 he shot three features in English, all of which are currently in postproduction. These are: Downhill (shot in Chile), an experimental horror/thriller. WT Films serves as worldwide sales agent.
The Ghosts of Garip, part horror, part found footage shot in location in Istanbul, Turkey. Moonrise Pictures is the sales agent.

Lastly, he directed Nightworld in Bulgaria with Nightmare On Elm Street star, Robert Englund. These three features were produced by Loris Curci and written by Barry Keating.

DIRECTOR REEL (2016):

Directors Reel 2016 from Patricio Valladares on Vimeo.

Filmography

Film, Writer, Editor:
2017: Embryo (In Development)
2017: Snowdevil (In Development)
2015: Nightworld
2015: The Ghosts of Garip
2015: Downhill
2014: Toro Loco: Sangriento
2014: Hidden in the Woods Remake
2012: Hidden in the Woods (original version)
2011: Toro Loco
2009: Dirty Love
2007: Curriculum

FESTIVAL AWARDS
Winner: Best Extreme Movie, Feratum Film Festival (Mexico) (2012)
Winner: Best Movie, Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre Film Festival ( Argentina) (2012)
Winner: Best Movie, Asti Film Festival (Italy) (2012)
Winner: Best Director, Weekend of Horrors (USA) (2013)
Winner: Best Director, Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre (2015)

FILM FESTIVALS
2016 Sitges Film Festival (2 movies)
2016 Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival
2016 London FrightFest Film Festival
2016 Morbido Film Fest
2016 Molins Horror Film Festival
2016 Sanfic 12
2016 Mar del Plata Film Festival
2016 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival
2016 IFI Horrorthon, Irish Film Institute
2013 San Diego Latino Film Festival
2013 HorrorHound Weekend
2013 Weekend of Fear Festival
2012 Fantasia Festival
2012 London FrightFest Film Festival
2012 Celluloid Scream Film Festival
2012 Serbian Fantastic Film Festiva
2012 Tohorror Film Fest
2012 Asti Film Festival
2012 Festival de Cine de la Habana
2012 Feratum Film Festival
2012 Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre
2009 Sitges Film Festival

Education

Tecnico Comunicación Audiovisual

Instituo Profesional Santo Tomas

Concepcion, Chile · 2003 – 2006

Clients

Epic Pictures Group Blanc/Biehn Production WTFilms Image Comics Too Much Films Corfo Artsploitation Films FBR Productions Global Films Group Open Frames Sony Pictures Home Entertainment eOne Entertainment

Skills

Photoshop, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere

Elsewhere