Eduardo Sánchez (director)

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This article is about the film director. For the baseball player, see Eduardo Sánchez (baseball).
Eduardo Sánchez
Born Eduardo Miguel Sánchez-Quiros
(1968-12-20) December 20, 1968 (age 48)
Occupation Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Editor
Spouse(s) Stefanie De Cassan Sanchez

Eduardo Miguel Sánchez-Quiros (born December 20, 1968) is a Cuban-born American director, most famous for co-directing and writing the 1999 psychological horror The Blair Witch Project with Daniel Myrick.[1]

Born in 1968, Sánchez moved to Spain with his family at the age of two, before settling in the United States in 1972.[2] He studied television production at Montgomery College in Maryland [3][4] and obtained his B.A. degree from the University of Central Florida Film Department where he studied with Dr. Mary C. Johnson and Dr. Charles Harpole.[5] In 1999, Sánchez was joint-recipient of the inaugural Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award.

He is married to the former Stefanie De Cassan and lives with her and their children, Bianca, Lucas and Lennon in the greater Washington, D.C., area.


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  1. ^ Otto, Jeff. "Directors Ed Sánchez and Dan Myrick Discuss 'Blair Witch' Influence". BloodyDisgusting. 
  2. ^ "I was born in Cuba. My parents got out of there before I turned two. We moved to Spain and then to the United States, the Washington D.C. area, around 1972. Most of my early memories are from Spain... My parents still don't speak any English."
  3. ^ "His Life After Blair Witch". Insights - Fall '02. Montgomery College. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Film Special". Washington Post. 30 June 1999. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
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  6. ^ "Sanchez says his film is a horror movie about a group of teenagers that go to a rave inside an abandoned mall. It ends up being a trap."
  7. ^ "Ready to start a peaceful life outside the city, Griffin and her construction-savvy husband purchase a dilapidated house to renovate, only to discover the suburban home already has residents: a scarred family of apparitions."

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