At the 2009 Venice Film Festival
|Alma mater||University of Valencia|
|Occupation||Film director and screenwriter|
Paco Plaza (born February 8, 1973) is a Spanish film director best known for writing and directing REC and REC 2 with Jaume Balagueró. He then went on to direct the REC parallel sequel REC 3: Genesis by himself while Jaume Balagueró directed the follow-up, REC 4: Apocalypse. He speaks Spanish, English and French.
Plaza has a degree in Information Sciences from the University of Valencia and a diploma in Film Direction from the School of Cinematography and Audiovisual of the Community of Madrid (ECAM), he speaks Spanish, English and French.
Although he is best known as a director, he is also a screenwriter, producer, editor and even was a costume designer on one occasion for Tropismos (1995), his first short film and with which he made his debut as a director.
Paco is known in Spanish cinema for the creation of the trilogy REC (2007). A year after the release of the first film, American director John Erick Dowdle made an adaptation of the Paco Plaza film, under the name of Quarantine (2008). The trilogy REC has accumulated a total of 26 awards and 17 nominations in numerous film festivals.
|1997||Tarzán en el Café Lisboa||Yes||Yes||Yes||Short film|
|2002||El segundo nombre||Yes||Yes|
|Lo siento, te quiero||Yes||Short film|
|2010||Luna de miele, Luna di sangue VII||Yes||Yes||Short film|
|2012||REC 3: Genesis||Yes||Yes|
|Requirements To Be A Normal Person||Executive|
|2016||Herederos de la bestia||Yes|
|1990||Eva y Adán, agencia matrimonial||Yes||Episode: "Gajes del oficio"|
|La forja de un rebelde||Yes|
|2002||Cuéntame cómo pasó||Yes||Episode: "Una larga espera"|
|OT: La película||Yes||Yes||Documentary|
|2005||Cuento de Navidad||Yes||Yes||TV movie|
|2016||El Ministerio del Tiempo||Yes||Episode: "Tiempo de magia"|
- "Up Town - Where players win". Picturenose.com. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
- "A Look Through the Lens of 'REC 2' With Paco Plaza - Bloody Disgusting". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
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