Natalia Smirnoff

Graduated from the University of Cinema Foundation with a degree in Cinematographic Direction.

Scriptwriting workshop with Martín Salinas.

Studied theater and staging at Escuela Augusto Fernandes.

For 7 year functioned as Director for the Prensario magazine for television and cable.

Assistant director to Pablo Trapero in Nacido y Criadoand to Jorge Gaggero in Cama Adentro.

Casting Director for Lucrecia Martel’s films.

In 2009, she directed her first film, PUZZLE, selected for the competition at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Lock Charmer is her second film, released worldwide at Sundance in 2014.