Cecilia Atan

Production Company: Casta Diva
Website: Website

She started very young in her career in the movie industry, as part of crews working with top Argentine and foreign directors, such as: Hector Babenco; Eduardo Mignogna; Juan José Campanella; Alejandro Agresti; Bruno Stagnaro; Paula Hernandez; Gerardo Herrero; Luiz Sepúlbeda and Christopher Hampton, among others.

In 2007 she started directing, and since then she has directed many advertisements and educational programs such as: Efemérides (History Today) Season I & II; Bio.Ar Seasons I, II & III; Diez del Doce-25 años de democracia (December 10 th -25 Years of Democracy); Bajo Pueblo; Dos Siglos Después (Two Centuries Later); Ciclo de Poetas Latinoamericanos (Cycle of Latin American Poets); Ciclo Científicos Humanos (Human Sciences Cycle). In 2016, her documentary series Madres de Plaza de Mayo, la Historia, was nominated for the International Emmy Awards.

In 2017, became part of Casta Diva director´s team, an advertising production company from Argentina.

The Desert Bride is her first feature film that was premiere at 2017 Cannes Un certain regard official competition. It won Best First Film at the 21 º Festival Internacional de Cine de Lima; Best Movie (Colon de Oro), Best Actress (Colon de Plata) and Best Actor (Colon de Plata) at the 43ª Festival de Cine Ibearoamericano de Huelva; Best First Film at the 39º Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano (La Habana).