Natalia Santa was born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1977. She studied Literature and after graduating went into editorial media, working for the publishing house Alfaguara and Taurus in Colombia. She began screenwriting in 2002 with teen mini-series for television. Since then she has developed several audio-visual projects in which she has endeavored to explore the intimate universes of the characters portrayed. Her film LA DEFENSA DEL DRAGÓN was selected for the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes 2017.