Danny Villanueva Jr. is a Mexican-American screenwriter/director born on April 6, 1989, in Chicago, IL. He studied Digital Filmmaking/Video Production at the Art Institute of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. In 2012, he launched a horror-themed web channel, How Bizarre, which featured short films, mini documentaries and bite-sized cartoons. In 2017, the channel evolved into an independent film production company, How Bizarre Pictures. Villanueva's feature-length directorial debut, I Dream of a Psychopomp, is expected for a release in fall of 2021.