Gabriela Paciel



Gabriela Paciel is a bilingual writer and director born in Cuba, raised in Mexico and now based in Los Angeles, California. She started her career writing for Mexican TV shows EL RIVAL MAS DEBIL (The Weakest Link) and DOBLE CARA (Poker Face). Later, she wrote and directed numerous short films, such as EL VIEJO (The Old Man) selected in more than twenty festivals around the world including LALIFF (LA), Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano (Cuba) and Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias (Colombia); and TO PLAY WITH FIRE, screened at DishLatino and Pantaya (Lionsgate streaming service). She was part of Cine Qua Non Lab fellowship; Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today, a program for up and coming LatinX filmmakers supported by HBO and The Academy of Motion Picture and Science; and recently, she was one of three filmmakers selected for Warner Media's initiative Access to Festivals: Sundance.

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