Andrés Wood

Andrés Wood Montt is a Chilean film director born in 1965. He is most famous for the films Historias de Fútbol / Soccer Stories (1997), La Fiebre del Loco / Loco Fever (2002), his most well known film Machuca (2004) and his most recent La Buena Vida/ The Good Life (2008). His 2011 film Violeta was selected as the Chilean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist. Wood is a Chilean of Irish and Scottish descent. He was educated at Saint George's College, a Catholic in Santiago. He graduated as an economist from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in 1988. In 1991 he studied at the New York University Film School.




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