Damiana is a Mexican Film Director based in Los Angeles.
Her poetic visual storytelling focuses on female led, magical realism narratives.
She hunts for the sublime through the mystical and the profound.
Born and raised in Mexico, Damiana holds an M.F.A. in Film Directing from the American Film Institute Conservatory.
Her short film Lux Noctis won the Oscar®-qualifying Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short at the Florida Film Festival and was considered for the 2023 Academy Awards Best Live Action Short Film category. Her visual poem Aurum premiered on Pantaya and Dish Latino and her latest short film Campos de Oro was commissioned by the National Basketball Association (NBA).
She was selected by HBO and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today program and participated in Cine Qua Non’s Script Revision Lab in 2020 and 2023 with the support of The Academy and Tribeca.
Damiana has also directed national and international commercials for major brands such as Walmart, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola.