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Diego Velasco (I)

Writer/Director Diego Velasco was born in the states but raised in Caracas, Venezuela. His first feature, "The Zero Hour", broke all Venezuelan box office records. Velasco was featured as one of the Ten Mover and Reshapers of Latin American Cinema by Variety Magazine. His first US project, Cybergeddon, was a digital crime-thriller from visionary ... See full bio »

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The Zero Hour Director
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 2022 Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies (TV Series) (1 episode) (post-production)
- Episode #1.3 (2022)
 2022 This Fool (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Los Botes (2022)
- Sandy Says (2022)
 2021 Gentefied (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Send Me a Sign (2021)
 2021 Twenties (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Special Delivery (2021)
- One Night Only? (2021)
 2021 Diary of a Future President (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Quid Pro Quo (2021)
 2020 Social Distance (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2020 Teenage Bounty Hunters (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2019 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2010 The Zero Hour
 2006 La gran Colombia (Documentary)
 2005 Day Shift (Short)
 2001-2002 Planeta de 6 (TV Series) (37 episodes)
- Chau (2002)
- Entre dos (2002)
- La triple (2002)
- De Rumba (2002)
 2000 Cedula ciudadano (Short)
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He directed his first film during high school in Venezuela when he was 15. Instead of reading a play for Spanish literature class he convinced the teacher to let him make a film instead. It was the only class he ever got an A during high school

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