Magdalena Orellana

Magdalena Orellana is an Argentinian artist based in Madrid, Spain.

Magdalena Orellana began her moving image studies at the University of Architecture, Design & Urbanism of Buenos Aires. In 2014 she moved to Spain, where she studied Documentary Filmmaking at Madrid’s film school ECAM. There she shot her first experimental documentary short film, Conversations (2016) Meanwhile, she worked on many other personal graphic and video projects, like Isla de perros (2017), and El Sol sale para todos (2017)

In 2017 she moved to New York to participate in UnionDocs' Collaborative Studio. There she directed and edited a short documentary called I'll wrap my words in paper bags, and also collaborated as an editor, graphic designer, and animator in two other CoLAB projects. While living in NY she also shot other films like How to get bitten by a snake, A smile is not a paradigm and worked on some illustration and photography projects like Oye mamá, Oye papá and Walking my cat named dog (among others)

Along with filmmaker Elisa Celda, she is co-curating and co-producing New Incógnito Window: a short films program born out of the necessity of creating new spaces for the auto-distribution of works that navigate new ways of making and thinking about cinema. They're currently working on the 3rd edition.

More: www.magdalenaorellana.com

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