Alberto Triano is a Spanish film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his acclaimed films, including “The Sea Inside” (2004), “The Others” (2001) and “The Orphanage” (2007).
Triano was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1965. He studied at the University of Madrid, where he earned a degree in film production and screenwriting. After graduating, he began his career as an assistant director on a number of Spanish television programs and films.
In 1999, Triano released his first feature film, “The Others”. The film, which starred Nicole Kidman and Fionnula Flanagan, was a critical and commercial success, and won the Goya Award for Best Film of the Year.
In 2004, Triano directed “The Sea Inside”, which starred Javier Bardem. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Bardem. The film was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
In 2007, Triano released “The Orphanage”, which starred Belén Rueda. The film was a critical and commercial success and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
In addition to his feature films, Triano has also directed numerous short films, television programs, and commercials. He has won numerous awards, including the Goya Award for Best Short Film of the Year for “The Gaze” (2010), and the Goya Award for Best Short Film of the Year for “The Dream” (2013).
Triano is considered one of the leading Spanish film directors of his generation. His films are known for their unique visual style, which combines elements of fantasy and horror, as well as his trademark use of long takes and wide-angle shots.
Triano is currently working on his next feature film, “The Secret Life of Pets 2”, which is due to be released in 2021. He is also developing a television series, “The Mirror”, which is scheduled to debut in 2021.