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Laura Baumeister | Panamericana Pictures



Sociologist and filmmaker. She studied filmmaking at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica in México. She has directed several short films between Mexico, Nicaragua and Germany. With her first short film, she gained the support to the production from Cinergia Fund in Central America. Her works have participated in festivals like the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes, Morelia International Film Festival, FICUNAM, Stockholm Festival, Toulouse, among others. In 2015, she was part of the Talent Campus of Berlin in Guadalajara. Her short film Isabel Im Winter (2014) won Best Short Film at the Icaro International Film Festival and was part of the Semanie de la Critique at Cannes 2016. Fuerza Bruta (2016), her last completed project, premiered at Morelia International Film Festival and had international premiere at Cinelatino, Rencontres de Toulouse where it obtained the Revelation Prize for Best Short Film. At the moment, she works as a director in both Nicaragua and Mexico.