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Paloma Aguilera Valdebenito

Paloma Aguilera Valdebenito


Scriptwriter, Film Director


Decision Maker 2016
Script&Pitch Participant 2013


Paloma Aguilera Valdebenito (Amsterdam 1982) moves to Paris at the age of eighteen to attend the drama school Acting International where she graduates as an actress a few years later.

In 2005 she returns to Amsterdam to study at the Dutch Film Academy. She graduates as a writer/director with the shortfilm Blijf bij me, weg with which she wins several awards at international filmfestivals and gets nominated for Best European Short at the European Film Awards 2010.

In 2011 she writes and directs the 50 minutes film Entre Nosotros which wins the Fipa d'Argent at the FIPA international Film Festival in Biarritz and gets nominated for the Best Debut Award at the Dutch Film Festival.

In 2012 she attends the Binger writers lab with her first feature project.

Besides writing and directing Paloma is working as an actress. She lives and works in both Amsterdam and Paris.