Andrea Soledad Arauz Torres Pro
Andrea Soledad Arauz Torres is a Honduras-based filmmaker and executive producer of Aurora Studio. Her past films as a director and producer include: “Awakening,” (short fiction for Spotlight Initiative and UN WOMEN, Honduras), "Birthday Cake" (Short Fiction, Costa Rica / Honduras) ,“Deprived of Liberty,” (short documentary, Honduras) and “The Last 50” (long feature documentary, Barcelona). She has also video edited “Santitos,” which was the winner of the International Short Film Festival El Heraldo in 2016 and Best International Short Film Miami Fest Best Shorts Worldwide in 2018. She is a member and collaborator of the Female Honduran Filmmakers Collective. In 2019, she helped the Female Honduran Filmmakers Collective to produce the second exhibition of films created by women “El Sueño de Alicia” (Alicia’s Dream). On behalf of the Female Honduran Filmmakers Collective, she is the Project Manager of "Transforming Imaginaries Project", funded by the Spotlight Initiative in Honduras, a global partnership between the European Union and the United Nations. With the objective of designing methodology and executing the training space of the "Film School: Learn, Transform and Take Action", for the prevention of gender violence in Honduras, benefiting more than 100 children in the country. She is a member of Brown Girls Doc Mafia and 2021 Logan Nonfiction Fellow. She is also working on her first long feature documentary as director “The Stillness of a Revolution” follows the 1979 Nicaraguan Revolution and the journey between the past and the present to understand Nicaragua’s current crisis. She has worked in various areas such as video editing, 2D animation, production and director assistant in commercials for various brands in Honduras. Also in image design, 2D Animation and video editing for television programs in the TELEVICENTRO corporation in Honduras.