Josefina Recio is a Spanish film director, producer and screenwriter. She is a highly respected director, having won numerous awards for her work in film, television and theatre.
Recio was born in Madrid in 1973. She studied filmmaking at the Complutense University of Madrid, graduating in 2000. She has since become one of the most successful directors in Spain, with her work receiving a number of awards.
Recio's first feature film was 'Cuando vuelvas a mi lado' ('When You Return to Me'), released in 2003. It was well-received, and won her the Goya Award for Best New Director. She followed this up with 'La Buena Nueva' ('The Good News') in 2005, which was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. In 2007, she directed 'La Sombra de la Ley' ('The Shadow of the Law'), which won Best Film at the Malaga Film Festival.
Recio has also worked in television, directing the series 'Tierra de Lobos' ('Land of Wolves') in 2010. She also created the series 'Velvet', which aired in 2014. Both series were highly successful, and have been sold to several countries.
In addition to her work in film and television, Recio has also worked in theatre. She was the artistic director of the Centro Dramático Nacional (National Drama Centre) in Madrid from 2008 to 2015. During this time, she directed a number of plays, including 'Federico García Lorca: El Romancero Gitano' ('Federico García Lorca: The Gypsy Ballads') and 'La Vida es Sueño' ('Life is a Dream').
Recio is a highly respected figure in the Spanish film industry. Her work has been praised for its originality, creativity and artistic vision. She is known for her ability to tell stories that are both powerful and moving.
Recio is currently in pre-production for her upcoming feature film, 'El Cielo en una Ventana' ('The Sky in a Window'). It is set to be released in 2021 and is sure to be another success for the director.
Josefina Recio is a master of her craft, and her work has been praised by both critics and audiences alike. She is a highly respected director who has made a lasting impression on the Spanish film industry.