Julia Solomonoff
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Julia Solomonoff is a New York based filmmaker from Argentina, graduated with Honors from Columbia University MFA and a Fulbright grantee. Her feature films as writer/director include “Hermanas” (Toronto 2005, participant of Sundance Lab and Berlinale Talent Campus), “The Last Summer of la Boyita” (San Sebastian 2009, produced by Almodovar’s El Deseo, winner of over 20 international awards) and “Nobody’s Watching” (in post-production) For television, she directed the documentary series “Parana, biography of a river” (13 episodes for Canal Encuentro), the mockumentary “Chin Chon Fan” (Ciudad Abierta) and “The Suitor” (winner of ITVS, NEA grants, aired on PBS). Her short films have received awards from DGA, FIPRESCI and a regional Academy Award Nomination. In 2011 the Film Society of Lincoln Center presented a showcase of her films. She was first Assistant Director to Walter Salles (in “Motorcycle Diaries”), Isabel Coixet, Carlos Sorin, Luis Puenzo, Martin Rejtman and Fabian Bielinsky. Her credits as a producer include Lucrecia Martel’s “Zama”(in post-production), Celina Murga’s “The Third Bank of the River” (Berlin 2014, exec prod by M. Scorsese), “Everybody has a Plan” (Toronto 2012, starring Viggo Mortensen), “Found Memories” (Venice 2011, winner of over 30 international awards) and “Cocalero” (Sundance 2007) and She teaches Film Directing at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Columbia University MFA Program and collaborates with the MacDowell Foundation.