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Cristina Kotz Cornejo

Cristina Kotz Cornejo is an Argentine-American director and screenwriter who resides in Boston, MA and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Kotz Cornejo is graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts graduate film program and the University of Southern California's undergraduate program in International Relations. She studied directing under Spike Lee, Nancy Savoca, Sara Driver and french filmmaker Pascal Aubier while at NYU Film School. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management from Antioch University Los Angeles.

Cristina Kotz Cornejo previously made several short films. The War That Never Was (La Guerra Que No Fue), was the only Argentine short to be selected by the Seattle International Film Festival Seattle International Film Festival in 2005 to screen in the Viva Argentina! Program. The War That Never Was has screened at over 25 festivals and venues in over 11 countries and is distributed by Ouat! Media of Toronto, Canada; Ernesto, which was commissioned by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America and premiered at the 2000 Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films is distributed online by Cinedulce; Ocean Waves, won the 2003 Award of Merit from the University Film and Video Association and her thesis film, The Appointment, which was made under the advisement of Spike Lee while a student at NYU, was awarded the Warner Bros. Pictures Production Award, the NYU Craft Award for Musical Score by her brother Andy Kotz (who also scored "Ernesto") and was picked up for distribution by Urban Entertainment after its premiere at NYU's First Run Film Festival; and Jewel and The Catch, a documentary on the life of gay rights activist Jewel Thais Williams, is a part of the UCLA Film Archives' Outfest Legacy Project Collection.

Related websites

Vanguard Cinema

Cinetic Rights Management

3 Americas Official Site

Wild Wimmin Films Site

Emerson College Bio

The Independent Review of 3 Americas

WAMC Public Radio Interview

3 Americas on Indiewire

The War That Never Was at Seattle International Film Festival

Partnership for a Drugfree America Press Release

Indiepix Interview with Cristina Kotz Cornejo

UCLA Film Archive Outfest Legacy Project Collection

Outfest Legacy Project Collection Guide

Ernesto on Cinedulce

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