René Villarreal

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Director, Producer

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Director, Producer


Awards
3 wins.

Known For


Cumbia callera
Cumbia callera
Director (2007)
Roma
Roma
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2018)
Deep Blue Sea
Deep Blue Sea
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (1999)
The Arrival
The Arrival
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (1996)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorNi tuyo, Ni mía
(first assistant director) (post-production)
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorNo One Left Behind
(Short) (first assistant director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRoma
(first assistant director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorHelena
(first assistant director)
2018/V
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Belko Experiment
(first assistant director - as Rene U. Villarreal)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDesde Abajo
(Short) (first assistant director)
2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Deserter
(first assistant director)
2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Liberator
(first assistant director)
2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorGottes General - Schlacht um die Freiheit
(first assistant director)
2012
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorPersons Unknown
(TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes) - And Then There Was One (2010) ... (first assistant director) - Identity (2010) ... (first assistant director) - Saved (2010) ... (first assistant director) - The Truth (2010) ... (first assistant director) - Exit One (2010) ... (first assistant director) Show all 6 episodes
2010
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorEl Pozo
(Short) (first assistant director)
2010
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSin Nombre
(first assistant director)
2009
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRudo y Cursi
(first assistant director)
2008
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorHeroes and Villains
(TV Series documentary) (first assistant director - 1 episode) - Cortes (2008) ... (first assistant director)
2008
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorBordertown
(first assistant director: Mexico - as Rene Villarreal)
2007
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorBandidas
(first assistant director)
2006
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
(first assistant director: Mexico)
2005
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Bridge of San Luis Rey
(first assistant director)
2004
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorZapata - El sueño del héroe
(first assistant director)
2004
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorVampires: Los Muertos
(first assistant director)
2002
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorBlow
(first assistant director: Mexico)
2001
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Mexican
(first assistant director: Mexico)
2001
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorEl grito
(first assistant director)
2000
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSöhne des Windes
(second unit director)
2000
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorNowhere Man
(first assistant director)
2000
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDeep Blue Sea
(co-first assistant director) / (first assistant director: Mexico)
1999
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorPrimal Force
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
1999
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorEl último profeta
(first assistant director)
1998
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDay and Night
(first assistant director)
1997
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Arrival
(first assistant director)
1996
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLes disparues de la Sierra Madre
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
1995
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLast of the Dogmen
(co-first assistant director)
1995
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorMidaq Alley
(assistant director)
1995
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Scout
(first assistant director: Mexico - as Rene Villarreal)
1994
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorNurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7
(TV Movie) (key second assistant director)
1993
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLa ligne
(assistant director)
1992
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorCuentos de Borges
(TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode) - Death and the Compass (1992) ... (first assistant director)
1992
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorHighway Patrolman
(first assistant director)
1991
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Taking of Beverly Hills
(assistant director: Mexico - as Rene Villarreal)
1991
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSólo con tu pareja
(first assistant director)
1991
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRomero
(second assistant director)
1989
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorNightlife
(TV Movie) (first assistant director - as Rene Villareal)
1989
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSanta Sangre
(second assistant director)
1989
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorCBS Summer Playhouse
(TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode) - Some Kinda Woman (1988) ... (second assistant director)
1988
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLes nouveaux chevaliers du ciel
(TV Series) (first assistant director)
1988
RoleTitleYear
DirectorJhoyero2015
DirectorActos Heroicos
(Short)
2010
DirectorCumbia callera2007
DirectorCumbre de Monterrey (Reflexiones locales en torno a una propuesta global)
(Documentary) (all episodes)
2004
DirectorSus demonios
(Short)
2003
Director¿Qué te ha dado esa mujer?
(Short)
1987
DirectorLe flâneur
(Short)
1983
DirectorEl desencarnado
(Short)
1978
RoleTitleYear
ProducerYes But No
(Short) (producer)
2019
ProducerJhoyero
(producer)
2015
ProducerActos Heroicos
(Short) (producer)
2010
ProducerCumbia callera
(producer)
2007
ProducerCumbre de Monterrey (Reflexiones locales en torno a una propuesta global)
(Documentary) (producer)
2004
ProducerLa ligne
(line producer)
1992
Producer¿Qué te ha dado esa mujer?
(Short) (producer)
1987
ProducerLe flâneur
(Short) (producer)
1983
RoleTitleYear
WriterJhoyero2015
WriterActos Heroicos
(Short)
2010
WriterCumbia callera
(story)
2007
WriterCumbre de Monterrey (Reflexiones locales en torno a una propuesta global)
(Documentary) (uncredited)
2004
WriterSus demonios
(Short) (writer)
2003
Writer¿Qué te ha dado esa mujer?
(Short)
1987
WriterEl desencarnado
(Short) (adaptation)
1978
RoleTitleYear
EditorYes But No
(Short)
2019
EditorJhoyero2015
EditorActos Heroicos
(Short)
2010
EditorCumbia callera2007
EditorCumbre de Monterrey (Reflexiones locales en torno a una propuesta global)
(Documentary)
2004
EditorSus demonios
(Short)
2003
EditorLe flâneur
(Short)
1983
RoleTitleYear
ThanksAtrocious
(special thanks)
2010