Alberto Rodríguez achieved his first success with the short film Bancos, co-directed with Santi Amodeo, with whom he also shot his debut feature, El factor Pilgrim. After El traje, 7 vírgenes was a box-office success, discovering actors Juan José Ballesta and Jesús Carroza, who won the Goya for Best New Actor. Films such as After or Grupo 7, anticipate his greatest success to date: La Isla Mínima, a crime thriller set in the Guadalquivir marshes during the Transition that earned him ten Goya Awards. El hombre de las mil caras and Modelo 77 revalidate their mastery. The story of the escape from the famous Catalan prison opens the 70th edition of the San Sebastian Festival and adds 4 Goyas. In 2017 he embarks on the world of series with La Peste, consisting of two seasons, and in 2022 he shoots Supervivencia, an episode of the series Apagón.