Wendy P. Espinal

Filmmaker and cultural manager graduated from the School of Arts UNAPEC, the National School of Dramatic Art of Santo Domingo and the Université Sorbonne Paris 1. As a producer, she has worked on many audiovisual and cultural projects, including the feature films Petra (Jaime Rosales – Spain/France/Denmark), Cocote; (Nelson Carlo de los Santos – Dominican Republic / Argentina / Germany), El Rey de la Habana; (Agustí Villaronga – RD), Vacanze ai Caribi; (Neri Parenti – Italy / RD) and The Cosmonaut; (Nicolás Alcalá – Spain). The documentary short films Harvest, Food and Earth Women are her first works as director and compose a triptych on rural life in the Dominican Republic. From the research for these projects, she also created the video art project: State: Rural, part of the prestigious XXV Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest. She is currently working on the postproduction of No Sea Island (Fonprocine Grant, Ibermedia Development Grant), her first feature film. She lives between Santo Domingo and Madrid, developing several artistic projects and co- productions.