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Andrea Jaurrieta

Spain

Biography

(Spain, 1986) is a Goya-nominated writer and director. Her debut feature film, "Ana de día" (Ana by day), which she also produced, participated in over 30 international festivals such as Bafici or Málaga, winning 12 awards, which culminated with her nomination for Best New Director at the 33rd Goya Awards (Spanish Academy Film Awards) in 2019 as well as at the CEC Medals (Cinema Writers Association). In addition to having been Director’s trainee in Pedro Almodóvar’s "Julieta", her short films have been screened at international festivals and her experimental video installations have been exhibited in artistic institutions globally. She has been a recipient of artistic grants from the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome, the "Residencia de Estudiantes" in Madrid and the Residences of the Spanish Academy of Cinema. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Film, where she was awarded Best Director of her promotion, and a Master's Degree in Film Direction from ESCAC. She is also graduated in drama studies by William Layton Lab in Madrid. In addition to her work as a director, she has also worked as actress, film editor, 1st AD and independent producer (as Andrea Jaurrieta P.C). She combines her film projects with her work as a professor of Film Studies, Acting and Direction in several schools and universities. She has also imparted master classes in cinema at The Sorbonne, Paris; ECAM and Complutense University, Madrid and ESCAC, Barcelona. Since 2019 she is member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain. In 2020 she creates her own production company Lasai Productions with the propuse of keep on developing her own films as well as supporting projects of emerging female directors.

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