Director & Writer

Creating in Isolation - Saturday, June 27 at 8:00am PST


Gabriela Tagliavini is an award-winning filmmaker who has directed 7 feature films. She directed 3 movies that became the #1 most seen movies in Mexico and Spain. Her lastest film was a Netflix original, “A Pesar de Todo” (“Despite Everything”), which is the most viewed movie in Spanish on Netflix in Spain in 2019. Her previous film “How To Break Up With Your Douchebag” (“Como Cortar a tu patan”) opened #1 in the box-office in Mexico, topping “Blade Runner.” Tagliavini also directed and wrote "Without Men," starring Eva Longoria, Kate Del Castillo and Christian Slater, which was sold worldwide (in 30 countries) and had a theatrical release in the U.S.As a screenwriter, she wrote the English remake of the prestigious Luis Buñuel’s film "Belle De Jour" and adapted the best-selling novel "The Anatomist" for by HBO Films. She is a renowned author and had two novels published that received critical acclaim. Gabriela Tagliavini was selected for the Sundance and WIF’s Women Initiative and was honored with a “Life Achievement” award from the Baja Film Festival. She received a Bachelors Degree in film directing and a Masters Degree in screenwriting from the prestigious American Film Institute (AFI). She is represented by CAA.