Fede Alvarez is a Uruguayan film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his short film Ataque de Pánico! and the Evil Dead reboot.

In 2009 Alvarez released his short film Ataque de Pánico! on YouTube. A few weeks later, Alvarez made a deal with Ghost House Pictures to direct a $30–$40 million sci-fi film. His first project with Ghost House ended up being the direction and co-writing of the Evil Dead remake. Alvarez will direct a live action version of the video game Dante's Inferno for Universal Pictures.

Alvarez directed the 2016 reboot of Friday the 13th, and after long negotiations he was confirmed to be the director of Part 2. Directed by Friday the 13th (Reboot film)...,,,,