María Pérez was born in Plasencia in 1984. She moved to Cáceres at the age of eight and has, since then, become connected to the Vostell family and their Fluxus Museum in Malpartida. She graduated in Audiovisual Communication at Complutense University in Madrid and ended her university studies in Rome in the cinema section at La Sapienza. On her return to Spain, she joined the ECAM where she has completed a three-year specialization in Film Direction.
Her short films have been screened at several festivals and museums around the world and she has received several awards.
María attended the eighth edition of the Berlinale Talent Campus and the past edition of the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Festival with her short film “Robin & Robin”. She just won the Jameson “Notodofilmfest” Grand Award for the Best Film 2015 with her last short “Exercise 2: Fiction”.
3 April 2017