Juliana Fanjul is a mexican filmmaker working on a geographic triangle between Switzerland, Mexico and Cuba.
She was born in Mexico where she graduated in Visual Communication. She then left for Cuba to continue her education in the Documentary Department of the International Cinema and TV School of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV). Her thesis film "If Still Alive" was shown at numerous film festivals. At the same time, she also worked as a director’s assistant for several years during her studies. In 2011 she was selected for an exchange programme to live in Switzerland, where she pursued her Masters in Cinema Studies (2012-2014), a joint programme between ECAL (École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne) and HEAD (Haute École d’Art et Design) in Geneva.
In 2014, she directed Cuba Calling for the TV network Al Jazeera English.
"Muchachas" is her first feature-length film.