Marc Serena is a Spanish film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his work in the horror and science fiction genres. He was born in Madrid, Spain in 1979 and began his career in the entertainment industry in 2000, working as a production assistant on a number of short films and music videos.
In 2006, his first feature-length film, the horror-drama La Maldicion de los Muertos, was released. The film won several awards at the Madrid Film Festival and was well received by critics. Following the success of La Maldicion de los Muertos, Serena was invited to direct a segment in the anthology horror film, V/H/S (2011). His segment, "Tape 56", was praised by critics and won several awards at international film festivals.
In 2013, Serena directed the science fiction thriller Contagio, which was released to positive reviews. The film was nominated for several awards, including Best Director at the Goya Awards. The success of Contagio opened up new opportunities for Serena, who made his first television series in 2015, La Hora de la Verdad. The series, which follows a team of paranormal investigators, was a hit with viewers and earned Serena a nomination for Best Director at the International Emmy Awards.
In 2017, Serena directed his most ambitious project to date, the science fiction film Materia Oscura. The film was praised by critics for its ambitious visual effects and was nominated for several awards, including the Goya Award for Best Special Effects.
Serena is currently working on a new television series, Apocalipsis, which is set to premiere in 2021. He is also in pre-production on a horror film, El Abismo, which is scheduled to be released in 2022.
Serena is known for his inventive visual style and his ability to create suspense and atmosphere with minimal dialogue. He has won several awards for his work, including Best Director at the Madrid Film Festival and two Goya Awards. He is considered one of the most promising young directors in Spain.