Antonella is an Ecuadorian born filmmaker. She received a BA in Environmental Communication and photography in Quito at USFQ. In 2013, she was awarded a full scholarship from the Ecuadorian government to begin her Master’s studies in the MFA Social Documentary program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. In 2014, she was awarded a scholarship grant from the Master of SOCDOC at SVA for the production of her short documentary “Pele, My Paradise”. This film has been screened at festivals around the world, in France, Colombia, Ecuador, Portugal, Poland, and the USA. She has been an editor and cinematographer on documentaries for the past 8 years.