When your movie gets the blessing from both Guillermo del Toro and Stephen King on Twitter, you know that you’ve made something special. Issa López, the director of Tigers are not afraid started as a screenwriter for the TV-series Laberintos de pasión before lending her writing talents to feature films. Success came with the release of Ladies Night, at that time the most successful movie in Mexican film history. In 2006 she turned to directing with Efectos Secundarios. Tigers are not afraid is her fourth long feature and, considering the praise of two illustrious genre icons, you can safely say that she’s still got a long and fruitful career ahead!