Nacho Vigalondo

Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor | * 04/06/1977 (45) | Cabezón de la Sal, Cantabria (Spain)
Ignacio "Nacho" Vigalondo Palacios (born 6 April 1977) is a Spanish filmmaker. ()

Ignacio Vigalondo Palacios (born 6 April 1977), better known as Nacho Vigalondo, is a Spanish filmmaker.Vigalondo's first film was the 2003 Spanish-language short film 7:35 in the Morning, about a suicide bomber who terrorizes a cafe, which was only eight minutes long. The film won significant accolades: it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Film, got another Best Short Film Award nomination at the European Film Awards, and received the Bronze Moon of Valencia at the Cinema Jove – Valencia International Film Festival, and the Prix UIP Drama at the Drama Short Film Festival.He finished his first full length feature film, Los Cronocrímenes (English title: Timecrimes), in 2007, in which he also co-starred.Vigalondo's next film was the 2011 Spanish-language alien invasion film Extraterrestre.In 2011, it was reported that Vigalondo was recruited to direct a film adaptation of Mark Millar's Supercrooks.From 2012 to 2014 he wrote and directed a segment in three different anthology horror films: The ABCs of Death, The Profane Exhibit, and VHS: Viral. In 2014 he also released Open Windows, a techno-thriller film that marked his English-language debut.Vigalondo's most recent film is Colossal, which he wrote and directed. The film is a twist on the Kaiju genre and an homage to the Godzilla franchise. Before starting production on Colossal, Vigalondo described his plan as to make a serious film with "old school" practical effects on a low budget Vigalondo's latest directorial effort is the Hulu original film Pooka, released December 2018 in the Into the Dark series.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Horror | Science Fiction

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Awards & Nominations for Nacho Vigalondo

Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film European Film Award for Best Short Film
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Movies with Nacho Vigalondo as Actor(34)

as himself2022 The Critic
as Self - Filmmaker2022 [REC]: Horror Without Pause
as Older Man2021 El Planeta
as himself2019 #AbroHilo
as Self - Filmmaker2019 Wild Session
as Vecino iracunda2019 Get Her... If You Can
as Self - Filmmaker2017 Cult of Terror
as Guillermo2016 Camino
as Nacho2015 Videoclub
as himself2014 Queridos monstruos
as Richy Gabilondo2014 Open Windows
as Ensalada2012 Cabás
as Martín2011 As Luck Would Have It
as Mario2008 La Aventura de Rosa
as El Joven2007 Timecrimes
as Martín Ágreda2007 Foxy Lady
as himself2006 Día "V"
as Pijo 12006 La máquina de bailar
as Diego2005 Choque
as Cabeza cortada2003 El Tren de la Bruja
as Young Manuel2003 El elefante del rey
as Narrador2002 Código 7
as Rubberface2002 Snuff 2000
as himself1999 Una lección de cine

TV Shows/Series with Nacho Vigalondo as Actor(1)

Movies with Nacho Vigalondo as Crew(40)

Directing/Director2023 The Comeback
Directing/Director2023 Daniela Forever
Production/Producer2023 Daniela Forever
Writing/Screenplay2019 Paradise Hills
Directing/Director2018 Pooka!
Production/Executive Producer2018 Pooka!
Directing/Director2017 Colossal
Production/Executive Producer2017 Colossal
Writing/Writer2017 Colossal
Directing/Director2014 V/H/S: Viral
Writing/Screenplay2014 V/H/S: Viral
Directing/Director2014 Open Windows
Writing/Writer2014 Open Windows
Directing/Director2013 The Profane Exhibit
Directing/Director2013 The 3:07 AM Project
Directing/Director2013 The ABCs of Death
Writing/Writer2013 The ABCs of Death
Directing/Director2011 Extraterrestrial
Production/Producer2011 Extraterrestrial
Writing/Writer2011 Extraterrestrial
Directing/Director2009 Marisa
Writing/Writer2009 Marisa
Writing/Writer2008 The One in Charge
Directing/Director2007 Cambiar el Mundo
Writing/Writer2007 Cambiar el Mundo
Directing/Director2007 Domingo
Writing/Writer2007 Domingo
Directing/Director2007 Timecrimes
Writing/Writer2007 Timecrimes
Directing/Director2005 Choque
Writing/Writer2005 Choque
Writing/Screenplay2003 Pornografía
Writing/Writer2003 El Tren de la Bruja
Directing/Director2003 7:35 in the Morning
Writing/Writer2003 7:35 in the Morning
Directing/Director2002 Código 7
Writing/Writer2002 Código 7
Directing/Director1999 Una lección de cine
Writing/Writer1999 Una lección de cine

TV Shows/Series with Nacho Vigalondo as Crew(4)

Directing/Director2022 Our Flag Means Death
Directing/Director2021 Historias para no dormir
Creator/Creator2019 Justo antes de Cristo
Directing/Director2019 The Neighbor

Additional Information

Official websites:
Citizenship: Spain
Born: Wednesday, 04/06 1977 (April) in Cabezón de la Sal, Cantabria (Spain) (current age: 45 years + 359 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Educated at: University of the Basque Country
Other names for Nacho Vigalondo (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Начо Вигалондо"
"Ignacio Vigalondo Palacios"
Nacho Vigalondo frequently works together with these people:
Nahikari Ipiña (10x, Crew)
Jon D. Domínguez (10x, Crew)
K. Prada (8x, Crew)
Lee Hardcastle (7x, Crew)
Carlos Areces (6x, Actor)
Santiago Segura (5x, Actor)
Pablo Hernando (5x, Crew)
David Jenkins (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:109981, Added: 06/27/2018, Last updated: 03/27/2023