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Award-Winning Director and Screenwriter, Actress, and Assistant Director with more than 15 years of audiovisual experience in projects made in Chile, Spain, Peru, Cuba, and the United States with a special focus on productions directed by women.

Her latest short film “My Independence Day” was recognized by NBR Student Awards 2023, and by the Film Program at Columbia University in New York with the following awards: The Adrienne Shelly Foundation Award for Best Female Director (2023), James Ponsoldt Award for Best Director (2023). Also, awarded by Fondo de Fomento Audiovisual (Ministry of Culture, Chile) 2022 and "Katharina Otto-Bernstein Production Grant" (2020). Currently, she’s developing what will be her first feature film “Pink Desert”, which has won the Albert P. Sloan Screenplay Award 2020, Ministry of Culture 2021 & 2022 funds for development & rewriting, selected in the prestigious "Curso de Desarrollo de Proyectos Iberoamericanos 2022" sponsored by Fundación Carolina (Spain); screenwriting lab "Cine Qua Non-Lab" (Mexico) and in the co-production lab ESTE LAB (Peru).


  • Writer of “Desierto Rosa”(In development). 

  • Director and co-writer of “My Independence Day” (El dia de mi Independencia) (In distribution)

  • Director and screenwriter of "Still" (a short film, selected by the Miami Film Festival 2020 among others)

  • Director and film adaptation of “Santa Lucia” (short film, selected for LGBT-AMOR Film Festival, 2019)

  • Director of “The Assumption of Agustina”

  • Producer of the short films “Enfin Seule”, “The Dabbler Man” “Thirst”, “Santa Lucia” and “Still/Aún”.

  • Assistant Director of “La Prima Luce”, “Knock Knock” “La Voz en Off” “El Circuito de Roman”, “Caleuche”, “Bombal”; TV Show“Prófugos”.

  • Actress “Post Mortem”, “Mandril” TV Show “Los Archivos del Cardenal”, “The Motorcycle Diaries”, among others

  • Production & Talent Coordinator, Assistant Director, Script Supervisor in different Production Services such as Service Station, Goodgate, Tantor Films. Primo, Cinemágica, among others. 


  • The Adrienne Shelly Foundation Award for best Female Director for “My Independence Day” (2023)

  • James Ponsoldt Award for best director for “My Independence Day” (2023)

  • Columbia University Film Festival Audience Award for “My Independence Day” (2023)

  • National Board of Review for Best Student Film for “My Independence Day” (2023) 

  • Chilean Ministry of Culture, Development Fund for “My Independence Day” Chile. (2022)

  • Katharina Otto-Bernstein Production Grant for “My Independence Day” (Columbia University). (2020)

  • Fundación Carolina Scholarship for "Ibero-American Audiovisual Project Development Course 2022” España (2022)

  • Chilean Ministry of Culture, Script Revision Fund. Chile. (2022)

  • Chilean Ministry of Culture, Development Fund. Chile. (2021)

  • Columbia University School of the Arts Sloan Screenwriting Award for “Marcia Marcela” (aka Desierto Rosa) (2020)

  • Alfred P. Sloan Screenplay Treatment Award por “Blood is thicker than Water”. Columbia University, New York, United States. (2019)


  • In progress: M.F.A in Screenwriting/Directing at Columbia University in the City of New York.

  • B.A. in Performing Arts.- Minor in Cinema Aesthetics. Graduated with High Honors at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)

  • Directing actors classes in Matus Actores School. With Director Sebastian Lelio (“A Fantastic Woman”), actress Paulina Garcia (“Gloria”), Paula Zúñiga (Carcel de Mujeres), Roberto Matus (Escuela Roberto Matus).


  • T.A. in “First Features” - Professor Tom Kalin. Columbia University, New York, United States. 

  • T.A. in “Topics in World Cinema: Latin America” - Professor Richard Peña. Columbia University, New York, United States.

  • Service Positions in Columbia University, New York, United States:
    - Directing Assistant (Professor Eric Mendelsohn)
    - Fundamentals of Editing assistant (Professor Susan Korda)
    - Directing Actors IV assistant and Casting Fellow (Professor: June Stein)
    - Storylink Fellow (Professor: Rahmin Bahrani)

  • 2007 Theatre Teacher at Saint George College (Santiago, Chile)

  • 2007 Ad honorem theatre teacher at the  Psychiatric Institute Jose Horowitz Barak. (Santiago, Chile)

  • 2007 Theatre Teacher at Bradford School. (Santiago, Chile)

  • 2005- 2007 T.A. in Advanced Acting (3rd year), Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. (Santiago, Chile)

  • Professors: Luis Ureta and Veronica García Huidobro.

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