Talent Guide

Juliana Schatz Preston

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2022


Juliana Schatz Preston is a Colombian-American filmmaker. Her directorial debut, Los Comandos, was shortlisted for the 2019 Academy Awards. Her film, Waiting for Tearah, premiered at the Double Exposure Film Festival and was supported by ITVS, FRONTLINE, Firelight Media, Type Investigations and The Fund for Investigative Journalism.

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A Colombian woman witnesses members of her family lose their memory and wonders if she will be next. Unknowingly, she may hold the cure as medical researchers race against time—as well as historical and societal obstacles—to access the answer that may lie within her.