Guillermo Amoedo Schultze (born 2 March 1983 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan director and screenwriter, working in Santiago, Chile since 2007.

Guillermo Amoedo
Guillermo Amoedo Schultze

(1983-03-02) March 2, 1983 (age 36)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, film producer, film editor
Years active2003 – present

Amoedo is the cowriter, with Nicolás López, of the films Que Pena Tu Vida (2010), Que Pena Tu Boda (2011), Que Pena Tu Familia (2012), Mis Peores Amigos (2013) and, with Eli Roth, of the films Aftershock (2012), The Green Inferno (2013) and Knock Knock (2015).

He has also written and directed the TV films El Crack (2011), La Leyenda de El Crack (2015) and the feature films Retorno (2010) and The Stranger (2014).

Amoedo received a Bachelor of Communication at the University of Montevideo and later graduated as a Master in Screenwriting at the Universidad de los Andes, where he now teaches practice writing classes.


Feature filmsEdit

Short filmsEdit

  • Memorias (2003) - director, writer
  • Tercera Persona (2004) - director, writer
  • La escafandra (2005) - director, writer
  • El último globo (2006) - director, writer
  • Qué pena tu vida (2010), writer
  • Qué pena tu boda (2011), writer

Television filmsEdit

  • Retorno (2009) - director, writer
  • El Crack (2011) - director, writer
  • La Leyenda de El Crack (2015) - director, writer


Sitges - Catalan International Film Festival
Won, Blood Window Award to the Best Iberoamerican Film, "The Stranger" (2014)
Nominated, Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Silver, Official Fantàstic Panorama Selection, "Mis peores amigos: Promedio rojo el regreso" (2013)


Further readingEdit

  • Gorman, Howard (May 8, 2013). "Guillermo Amoedo Discusses Aftershock and The Green Inferno". Cinema Sauce. Retrieved February 17, 2014.
  • "Guillermo Amoedo". Universidad de los Andes (in Spanish). Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved February 17, 2014.

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