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AWARDS:


HUDSON WILD ROSES

“AUDIENCE CHOICE ZERO FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK 2011”


FALLEN HEROES

“GOLDEN GLOBE 2007”

“NOMINATED GOLDEN LION VENICE 2007”


MAPAS DEL CORAZON NEW YORK

“BEST DOCUMENTARY  BADALONA VENUS AWARDS  2003”


MAPAS DEL CORAZON MEXICO

BEST DOCUMENTARY  BADALONA VENUS AWARDS  2002”

“BEST DOCUMENTARY CATALAN FILMS SITGES FILM FESTIVAL 2001”

While in Geneva, Nuria also worked as an Assistant Director for the Italian film, "Fallen Heroes". While living in Switzerland, Nuria would also spend   time in Paris where she worked on the French film production, "Un Ami Parfait".


Nuria founded her 2nd production company in Geneva towards the end of 2003, called Adams Films, producing ads for the State of Geneva, including a national campaign against domestic    violence in 2004 called "Appelle".


By 2007, She returned to Barcelona by the request of the acclaimed filmmaker Manuel Huerga to be First Assistant Director for his next movie, "Son and Moon". This was a unique documentary film about a NASA mission to the International Space Station from the perspective of Spanish-American NASA Astronaut, Michael Lopez-Alegria. Nuria spent 2 full years on this project, working closely with personnel at NASA's Lyndon B.Johnson Space Center in Houston and Huerga's crew in Spain.


To pursue a master in filmmaking, Nuria moved NYC in the spring of 2009, where she attended The New York Film Academy. There she produced and directed 3 short films in 16 mm, all shot on the streets of NYC. Since settling her roots in the Big Apple, Nuria has already worked on several projects. She was associate producer for the HBO Latino special, "Dia de los Muertos in Texas", and the award winning TV series, "Habla" . She also produced for Yahoo's weekly fashion webisode, "De Moda".


Currently based in Brooklyn, Nuria's extensive international experience in film and TV allow her to be adaptable and effective on any given project.

Growing up Nuria had a rich and diverse education steeped in the Catalan tradition of artists and free thinkers in one of Europe's most inspiring cities, Barcelona. Upon graduation from EMAV Barcelona Film School in 1998, she began working with the BTV network as a documentary reporter for cultural happenings in the city. Nuria produced and directed more than 50 segments, which were aired for BTV in 1999. She was also on the BTV crew which produced the annual documentary about the Sonar Festival (the Electronic Music and Multimedia Arts International Music Festival) from 1998 to 2001, interviewing great artists such as Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, and Richie Hawtin.


After working for BTV, Nuria founded her own company, Zebra Productions, which produced the world premier show of MTV Spain in the summer of 2000. Through Zebra, Nuria produced and directed 12 documentaries. Among them, a documentary series called "Mapas del Corazon". Taking place in Mexico City, New York, Tokyo and Bangkok, this was a documentary series about the most populated  cities around the world.


By 2002, Nuria was working for Rita Clip Productions as a First Assistant Director. Working beside renowned music video directors Pilar Sanz and Nuria Montferrer, she helped make more than 60 music  videos for spanish artists.


At the end of that year, she took a 6 month tour of Asia. In pursuit of another installment in her documentary series "Mapas del Corazon". The locations included, Japan, Hong Kong and        Thailand. During this trip, she also shot a photographic series about Asian urban objects and services which was published by Alter Ego Magazine in 2003.


After returning from her travels abroad, Nuria was ready to expand her horizons and employ her multi-lingual abilities, and in the spring of 2003 she moved her base to Geneva, Switzerland. There she specialized as Assistant Director for feature films and network TV series. She was   hired by the Swiss National TV Network and worked with them for 3 years, during which she was part of the TV Movie, "Parlez-Moi d'Amour" and the local TV series, "Marilou".

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