Silvina Estevez, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is an award-winning director, screenwriter, and producer. She is best known for her feature films The Unforgettable (2016), The Priestess (2018), and The Pillars of Fire (2019).
Estevez studied film directing at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, graduating in 1997. From there, she worked in various roles in the film industry, such as editor, script supervisor, and production assistant. During this time, she wrote and directed her first short films, including Una palabra (1999), which won Best Short Film at the Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Buenos Aires.
In 2006, Estevez wrote and directed her first feature film, La Boda (The Wedding). The film, which was a success in the Argentine film market, was followed by two other feature films, The Unforgettable (2016) and The Priestess (2018). Both films were praised for their strong female characters and their use of magical realism to tell stories of love and loss.
In 2019, Estevez released her third feature film, The Pillars of Fire. This film was a critical success, winning Best Film at the Mar del Plata Film Festival and Best Director at the Buenos Aires International Film Festival.
In addition to her work as a director, Estevez has also written and produced several short films, such as The Journey (2011) and Una noche de verano (2011). She has also been involved in the development of feature films, including La Patagonia (2016) and The Return of the Children of the Moon (2020).
Estevez is a passionate storyteller who strives to make films that offer a unique perspective on love, loss, and family. Her films have been praised for their strong female characters, their magical realism, and their exploration of complex emotions. With each film she makes, Estevez continues to demonstrate her talent as a filmmaker and as a storyteller.