Francisco Bermejo is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. He was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1979. He studied film at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and later at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Imagen y Sonido.
Bermejo is well known for his work in the Spanish film industry, particularly in the horror and thriller genres. He has directed a number of feature films, including "El laberinto de las cinco llaves" (2008) and "Cabalga" (2010). He also wrote and directed the short film "Espiral" (2009).
Bermejo's breakthrough came with the acclaimed horror film "La casa de las sombras" (2012). The film was a critical and commercial success, receiving numerous awards and nominations. It also put Bermejo on the map as one of the most promising directors in Spanish cinema.
Bermejo followed up on this success with the horror-thriller "La noche de los muertos vivientes" (2014). The film earned Bermejo a Goya nomination for Best Director and was a box office hit.
Bermejo has since directed a number of other films, including the dark comedy "Los miembros de la familia" (2017), the horror anthology "La caja de miedo" (2018), and the psychological thriller "La sombra del pasado" (2019).
In addition to his filmmaking work, Bermejo is also an active member of the Spanish film industry. He has served as president of the Spanish Directors Association (SDA) since 2018 and was a member of the selection committee for the Goya Awards from 2019 to 2021.
Bermejo has been praised for his ability to create striking visuals and compelling narratives. He is an emerging talent in Spanish cinema, and his work continues to be highly anticipated.