Lorena Padilla



Lorena Padilla was born in 1978 in Guadalajara, Mexico. She graduated with a Bachelor degree in Audiovisual Arts from the University of Guadalajara. She studied one year abroad at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, where she participated as a co-writer in the short film 53 which won the Best Script Award in the Nova Autoria Section at the Sitges Film Festival ‘02. After Barcelona, she began moving around the world and in the last seven years, she has lived in Creel, Mexico; London, England; Madrid, Spain; Guayaquil, Ecuador and Lima, Peru. She received a Scriptwriting Diploma in Madrid, where she began to write her first feature Celestial Objects (now Martinez). This project was selected to participate in the Script Station at the Berlinale Talent Campus ‘09. As a grant recipient of the Incentive of the Artistic Creation SCJ/CONACULTA ‘09, she finished her second feature, Menu. Her past and current projects deal with small everyday stories that pass unnoticed to most people.

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