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Claudia Morgado Escanilla

Vancouver filmmaker Claudia Morgado Escanilla was born in Santiago, Chile. Escanilla graduated from Montreal’s Concordia University in 1991 with an award for outstanding achievement in the film program. Since then she has produced, written and directed eleven short films. Her films have been awarded in international film festivals including the Berlin Teddy in 1996 for her film Unbound and the Audience Award at the Creteil Women’s film festival for her film Sabor a Mi. Unbound was also included in Crossing Borders/Cruzando Fronteras, a Toronto-based festival created to showcase the growing Latin American presence in Canadian culture. In 2000, Escanilla completed the Director in Residency program at The Canadian Film Centre where she directed the short film Martirio (Sufferance). In 2002 she produced and directed Bitten which garnered three awards at the 2003 New York Film and Video Festival. Escanilla currently lives in Vancouver, where she has worked professionally for fifteen years in the local film industry. She is also developing a feature script for her first Patagonian film, with help from the Telefilm Canada Screenwriter’s Assistance Program. (08/09)

Sabor a Mi
A film by Claudia Morgado Escanilla, 1997, 20 min., Color

Claudia Morgado Escanilla's SABOR A MI is an erotic short drama about sensual yearnings, the guilty pleasures of watching, and the secret complicity o...

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