Andrea Jaurrieta (Spain, 1986) is a Goya-nominated writer and director. Her debut feature film, Ana by Day, which she also produced, participated in over 30 international festivals, winning 11 awards, which culminated with her nomination for Best New Director at the 33rd Goya Awards (Spanish Film Academy Awards).
In addition to having been Director’s trainee in Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta, her short films have screened at international festivals and her video installations have been exhibited in artistic institutions globally.
She has been a recipient of grants from the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome, the “Residencia de Estudiantes” in Madrid and the Spanish Academy of Cinema Residences.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Film, where she was awarded Best Director of her promotion, and a Master’s Degree in Film Direction from ESCAC.
She combines her film projects with her work as a professor of Film Studies, Acting and Direction in several schools and universities.