Angela Torres Camarena
Award-winning Writer and Film Director at
Angela Torres is an award-winning writer and film director devoted to create meaningful films that explore social issues from a poetic perspective. Her films have been selected at international film festivals around the globe including the Cannes Film Festival. In 2009 won the Changemaker Award granted by HBO with her film "Exiled in America." Her short film "Frente Noreste" won the C.W. Hacket award for her outstanding work in Latin-American studies. Angela was recipient of the Warren Skaaren Endowed Presidential Scholarship for film excellence, granted by the department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin. She has also been recipient of the E.D. Farmer Fellowship by UT Austin, and the FONCA-CONACYT and the FONECA Fellowship granted by the National Commission of the Arts in Mexico. Her most recent project "The Trigger" won a partial grant by the prestigious and highly competitive Texas Filmmakers Production Fund.