Laura  Baumeister

Laura Baumeister

Nicaragua

Biography

Laura Baumeister, Nicaragua, 1983. Sociologist and film director. Studied film directing in Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica. During her training, she made more then six short films, in Mexico, Nicaragua and Germany. Her works have participated in festivals such as Morelia International Film Festival, FICUNAM, Stockholm Festival, Milan International Festival, among others. In 2015, she was part of the Berlin Talent Campus in Guadalajara. Her short film Isabel Im Winter recieved the award for best short film at the Festival Icaro and was invited to participate in the Semanie de la Critique in Cannes 2016. Since 2013, Laura has been teaching at the Film Workshop of Mantarraya Producciones in México. She currently works as a commercial and music video director, both in Nicaragua and Mexico. She is a co-founder of Tanacatana Films, a production company focused on promoting independent film in Central America.

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