Marialuisa Ernst is an award-winning South American filmmaker based in New York. During the span of her 20-year career, she has exhibited her work at over 30 international film festivals and won Best Film at the Ajijic International Cinema Festival for the short, My Place by the Wind. Additionally, she’s been endorsed by several vanguard institutions—including El Museo del Barrio, Cinema Tropical, Film Archives NYC, El Centro Cultural, and The Goethe Institute.
Ernst has a BA in film from UNICEN University of Bolivia and was trained as an interdisciplinary artist at UNIACC (University of Arts, Sciences and Communications) in Santiago, Chile. She’s currently in production with her documentary feature, A Place of Absence.