Virginia Urreiztieta (Venezuela)

Born and raised in Caracas, Virginia Urreiztieta has a background in architecture, graphic design and production design. In 2010, she moved to New York to attend New York University’s (NYU) Graduate Film Program, where she directed several short films, including Gas Station, produced by James Franco and featured in the collaborative feature film The Color of Time, which premiered at the 2011 Rome International Film Festival. In 2013, Virginia was selected to participate in the Talent Campus Buenos Aires. Her short film Panorama premiered at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in 2016 and was awarded the Special Jury Mention. Virginia is currently a full-time editor for Outpost, a documentary series by Fusion Network and HBO, and is also working on the development of Futura, her first feature film, which was recently awarded a development grant by the Venezuelan Film Board.

Futura — Overwhelmed by the constant chaos of his native Venezuela, Lucio feels that the life he once wanted is now unattainable. But when he accepts to help his father in what might be his last project, Lucio starts a quest that will thrust him into wanting more, even if that means breaking his own rules.