Aram Vidal was born in Cuba. He graduated in Communication at the University of Havana. He later attended workshops at the international film school of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV), including the workshop "How to tell a story" given by Gabriel García Márquez.
His films have been awarded and screened at several film festivals like Havana Film Festival (Documentary Award), Cannes- Entr'2 Marches (Best Fiction Script award), Santiago Alvarez International Festival (Documentary Award), Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, Gothenburg Festival, New York Film Week, Amsterdam Film Festival, Miami Independent Film Festival and Rhode Island Film Festival.
In his trilogy composed by De Generación (Cuba, 2007), Ex Generación (Mexico, 2009) and El pez azul (Cuba/Mexico, 2017), he addresses Cuba's political and social conflicts, from the perspective of young people. The documentary De Generación (Cuba, 2007) was chosen by the Cuban press as one of the five best documentaries released that year.
His short films Recursivo (2012), Relevo (2013) and Gato (2016) have been premiered and awarded at several film festivals. In these films, originally scripted, he explores the thriller genre.
Vidal has also written for magazines and published the book of short stories La gente sí se da cuenta (Pinos Nuevos Award, 2007).
Living in Mexico since 2009, he currently works with various production companies and organizations.