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Date of Birth 9 October 1951Caracas, Venezuela
Birth NameJosefina Torres Benedetti

Mini Bio (1)

FINA TORRES is currently a director/producer who brings experience from all areas of filmmaking to the role. After studying design, photography and journalism in Venezuela, Torres moved to Paris, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in cinematography from the Institute de Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques, IDHEC. She worked as a film editor, camera operator, and script supervisor after graduating, making short films and documentaries on the side. In 1985, Torres won the Cannes Festival Camera d'Or, among other twelve international prices, for directing and producing her debut feature "Oriana". She co-wrote, produced and directed her second feature, a comedy, "Celestial Clockwork", in 1993, winner of four international prices. Most recently, she directed for Fox Searchlight romantic comedy "Woman on Top", nominated for Best Director at the 2001 Alma Awards.

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