Carlos Serrano Azcona

Carlos Serrano Azcona



Carlos Serrano Azcona is a Spanish film, television and theatre director, producer and screenwriter. He is known for his award-winning works in the genres of comedy, drama and horror.

Serrano Azcona was born in Madrid in 1975 and was exposed to various art forms from a young age. His mother was an actress and his father was a theatre director. This early upbringing was influential in his development as an artist. He studied photography, theatre and film at the University of Seville.

In 2000, Serrano Azcona co-wrote and directed his first feature film, El Corazón de la Tierra (The Heart of the Earth). The movie was well-received and won several awards, including Best Feature Film at the 2nd Madrid Film Festival.

Serrano Azcona followed up his debut film with several other successful works, including El Otro Barrio (The Other Neighborhood) in 2003, Planta 4A (4A Floor) in 2007 and La Voz Dormida (The Sleeping Voice) in 2011. La Voz Dormida was nominated for the Goya Award for Best Picture.

In addition to directing feature films, Serrano Azcona has worked in television and theatre. He has directed several episodes of the popular Spanish television series Águila Roja (Red Eagle) and the mini-series El Tiempo Entre Costuras (The Time Between Seams). He has also directed several plays, including the critically acclaimed production of Don Juan Tenorio.

Serrano Azcona is also known for his horror films, most notably his 2016 feature film El Desconocido (The Unknown). His latest film, La Leyenda del Tiempo (The Legend of Time), was released in 2020 and was a box office hit.

Serrano Azcona has been praised for his ability to create compelling stories and his skillful direction. He is considered one of the most important Spanish filmmakers of his generation. He has won multiple awards for his work, including two Goya Awards for Best Director. He is also the recipient of the prestigious National Cinematographic Arts Award from Spain's Ministry of Culture.

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