Sanchez, Eduardo 1968–

views updated

Sanchez, Eduardo 1968–

(Ed Sanchez)


Full name, Eduardo Miguel Sanchez-Quiros; born December 20, 1968, in Cuba; married Stefanie DeCas-sen, 2000; children: Bianca Bella. Education: Montgomery College, A.A., television production; University of Central Florida, B.A., film, 1993.

Addresses: Agent—Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Screenwriter, director, cinematographer, producer, editor, and actor. Hazan Films, cofounder (with Daniel Myrick, Gregg Hale, Mike Monello, and Robin Crowie), 1997; Gear Head Pictures, cofounder (with Daniel Myrick), 2001. Appeared in a print ad for John Dewar & Sons Co. whisky, 1999. Also worked as a web designer, set decorator, and delivery man. Sometimes credited as Ed Sanchez.

Awards, Honors: Netizen's Choice Award (with Daniel Myrick), Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, Special Mention (with Myrick) and Best Film nomination (with Myrick), Catalonian International Film Festival, Award of the Youth (with Myrick), foreign film, Cannes Film Festival, 1999, Online Film Critics Society Award nomination (with Myrick), best debut, Bram Stoker Award nomination (with Myrick), best screenplay, Independent Spirit Award (with others), best first feature—under $500,0000, Golden Orange Award (with others), Florida Film Critics Circle, Golden Slate Award (with Myrick), best screenplay, Csapnivalo Awards, ALMA Award nomination, outstanding director of a feature film, 2000, all for The Blair Witch Project.


Film Work:

Director and editor, The Blair Witch Project, Artisan Entertainment, 1999.

Executive producer, Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (also known as BW2, BWP2, and Book of Shadows: Blair Witch Project 2), Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Director, Altered, Rogue Pictures, 2006.

Film Appearances:

Voice of interviewer, Sticks and Stones: Investigating the Blair Witch (short film; also known as An Exploration of the Blair Witch Legend), 1999.

Cinema Verite: Defining the Moment, 1999.

Himself, The Shark Is Still Working (documentary), 2006.

Television Work; Series:

Executive consultant, Freakylinks, Fox, 2000.

Television Work; Specials:

Director, Curse of the Blair Witch, Sci-Fi Channel, 1999.

Television Work; Pilots:

Video camera cinematographer, The Strand, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, The 100 Greatest Scary Moments, 2003.


Video Games; Work:

Representative: Haxan Films, Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr, Gathering of Developers, 2000.



The Blair Witch Project, Artisan Entertainment, 1999.

(Story only) Altered, Rogue Pictures, 2006.

Television Specials:

Curse of the Blair Witch, Sci-Fi Channel, 1999.



Entertainment Weekly, December 24, 1999, p. 26.

Newsweek, August 16, 1999, p. 44.

Time, August 16, 1999, p. 58.

Variety, November 3, 2003, p. 5.

About this article

Sanchez, Eduardo 1968–

Updated About content Print Article