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Laura Sipán

Filmmaking Filmmaking Filmmaking Filmmaking


Direction, photography and script


Degree in Audiovisual Communication from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)
Degree in Photography Direction from the School of Cinematography and Audiovisual of the Community of Madrid (ECAM)
Script and documentary studies at the International Film and Television School of Cuba (EICTV)

Career path

Initially, she worked as a camera assistant on several films, content coordinator, television scriptwriter and director, as well as a creative consultant for documentaries.

His first short film The talent of flies, received more than 26 awards at various national and international festivals, as well as his first documentary, on the same land, selected in various festivals in Europe and Latin America.

Winner of a European grant ESoDoc, a professional development and consultancy program for documentary filmmakers specializing in human rights, with which she finished her short documentary Soukeina, 4.400 days of night.

These first successes allowed him to make the leap to feature films, television programs and documentaries for NGOs. He has recorded and worked in Asia, Africa, America and Europe. He is part of the DOCMA Documentary Film Association and teaches documentary film workshops.In addition to his personal projects, he directs documentaries and fiction feature films for production companies such as Inicia Films, Televisión Española, Aragón TV, Netflix and Amazon.

Recently, she has worked as a photographer on the set of the film the maternal, directed by Pilar Palomero.

Subjects and workshops

Camera Workshop

Awards, mentions and recognitions

Award for best documentary short film for "Soukeina, 4.400 days of night", recognition given by the Association of Women Filmmakers and Audiovisual Media (CIMA) at the Madrid Film and Human Rights Festival
Emprende Rural Award (Caja Rural) for his project "Monegros Visual Lab"
Silver Biznaga Award - Women on Stage at the Malaga Festival for the documentary feature film "Video blues"

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