ABOUT JULIANA MAITÉ
Juliana Maité is a female film director from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. She completed her studies in Drama and Film between the University of Puerto Rico, Hunter College (NYC) and L'Univerttá Cattólica (Milán). In 2012 she graduated from the EICTV (Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión de San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba) after three years of formation as a fiction director.
From 2012 to 2013 she produced for Puerto Rico TV the variety show ¨Operativo Cultura¨ and directed the tourism show ¨Puertorriqueñísimo¨. From 2013 to 2014 she taught in the Film Department of the Liceo de Arte y Tecnología. She currently lives in Miami, where she is developing her next projects.
Her short films "Queso de Cabra" (2011), "Agón" (2012), "La Llave de mi Corazón¨ (2017), ¨Preach¨ (2018 - HBO) and ¨El Paso¨ (2019) have traveled the world in the international film circuit and won multiple awards. Her first feature film ¨A Punto de Llegar¨ (2019) is a comedy situated in Jayuya, a small mountain town in Puerto Rico and is available in Amazon Prime Video.
Juliana's second feature film, "Without Prescription" (Receta no Incluida), premiered in SXSW 2o22, where it won the Audience Award in the Global Category. This auteur drama reflects upon mental health and human connections as the medicine we all need.
Receta no incluida: Feature Film, Fiction, 93 min, Audience Award (Global) SXSW 2022
El Paso: Short Film, 15 min, Fiction, Audience Award Best of 2021 Filmgate Miami Film Festival
The Key to My Heart: Short Film, Fiction, 7 min, PRTV- January, 2017. Official Selection: NOLA Horror Film Fest 2018.
Me tiene loco: Artist- Music Video, Alejandro Irizarry, Miami, 2016
Almost There (Preach): Web Series, Fiction, 13 episodes, Puerto Rico, 2015. Official Selection: New Filmmakers LA Film Festival, June 2016, Corto Circuito Film Festival NYC, Oct. 2016 21 Islands Int. Film Festival NYC, Nov. 2016
Puertorriqueñísimo: TV Tourism Show, 1 hr, 36 episodes, PRTV, Aug. to Nov. 2013
Agón: Short FIlm, Fiction, 15min. Video, EICTV- Cuba, 2012. Official Selection: Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Hayah Panamá 2013, FESANCOR Chile 2013, Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre 2013, 26th Recontres de Toulouse Cinelatino 2014, Brussels Short Film Festival 2014, Best of Film Festival 2014- France, FESAALP 2014 Argentina.
Trago Amargo: Music Video, Artist: Alejandro Irizarry, Cuba, 2012
Queso de Cabra: Short Film, Fiction, 10min., Video, EICTV- Cuba, 2011 Official Selection: FENAVID Internacional 2012, Cinefiesta 2012, FENACO 2012, Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2012, and 3rd REC Festival in Ciudad de Plata.
Los Sanchez: Documentary, 8 min., HDV, EICTV- Cuba 2010
Pastillas para olvidar: Fiction, 9min, Video, EICTV- Cuba 2010
La noche de todos los santos: Short Film, Fiction, 9min, Video, EICTV- Cuba 2010
Ave Adictus: Fiction, 3 min., 16mm, EICTV- Cuba 2010