Diego Andrés Murillo (Venezuela)

Diego Andrés Murillo is a Venezuelan filmmaker and musician born and raised in Caracas. He holds a degree in Audiovisual Arts from the Andrés Bello Catholic University, as well as a degree in Digital Photography from the Roberto Mata Photography School in Caracas. His most recent short film, Antelope (2019), premiered at the 2019 Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, in the New Visions category. Since then, the short film has won several special jury awards and has been screened at multiple international festivals, such as Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse, the Uruguay Film Festival, the Tacoma Festival and the CineFest Miskolc Festival in Hungary, among many others. Diego Andrés recently founded, with filmmakers Amanda Isea López and Humberto González Bustillo, the production company Maldito Fantasma, based in Caracas, Venezuela, and Brooklyn, USA, with the aim of creating a free, hybrid, authorial cinema focused on Venezuelan and Latin American films.

Bovino [co-written with Amanda Isea López]In a rural town where livestock is scarce, a former priest faces the imminent expropriation of his beloved cow. Meanwhile, mysterious sounds arise around him, affecting his mind and body.