Director, Script Writer


Damián SZIFRON © Gabriel Machado

In 2014, his film Wild Tales, which he wrote and directed, made the Competition of the Official Selection bend with laughter before doing the same around the world, up to the Oscars. Damián Szifron is an Argentinian director and screenwriter. The film, produced by Pedro Almodóvar, won the BAFTA, the Goya, and more than 40 international prizes while becoming the most successful Argentinian film of all time. Among his previous works are his debut film The Bottom of the Sea (2003), On Probation (2005) and the multi-award winning TV series The Pretenders (2002) which was remade in many countries around the world and remains the most successful original TV series ever in Argentina. His new film, Misanthrope, an original thriller where he partnered with Shailene Woodley who plays the lead role, has just been successfully released worldwide in this spring of 2023.

Jury attendance

  • Member Feature films, 2023

Feature films


In Competition - Feature Films, 2014Director, Screenplay, Editing