Paula Heredia is a New York based director working in drama, the independent avant-garde and documentaries. Her film credits include: The Couple in the Cage, selected for the 1994 New York Film Festival, Teniendo un Bebé, which won the 1996 Hispanic Creative Award and Sling and Arrows, winner of the best screenplay and the Audience Award at the Avignon Film Festival in France. She and Beastie Boy Adam Yauch directed the film Free Tibet. Paula was awarded The American Cinema Editors Award for her artistic achievement in the celebrated documentary Unzipped, and recently won a Creative Emmy for her work in the HBO film In Memoriam, New York City, 9/11/ 2001. Originally from El Salvador, Paula has also lived in Costa Rica, Mexico, England, and the United States and continues to be a bridge between those countries. She is the president of Mamboreta Inc. and serves as consultant for HBO Original Programming.
Festivals: 2004 (fall)