Based in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Camila Zapiola stands among the foremost comedy directors in the present-day landscape. Her body of work encompasses a dark, humorous, subversive, and delightfully unpredictable approach, skillfully capturing the quirks and absurdities of the human experience with both fondness and precision. She effortlessly navigates between dialogue-driven and visually-driven comedy, crafting visually captivating pieces that extract nuances from each performance and consistently defy expectations.
Having been practically raised on film sets during the advertising boom of the 1980s, Camila embarked on her acting journey from a young age. She pursued her education at the esteemed Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, where she earned a degree in Film Direction. Additionally, she honed her skills in interpretation at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, graduating as an actress. This background has profoundly influenced her distinctive approach to casting and directing talent, offering a unique perspective that informs her creative process.
Camila Zapiola has received recognition and accolades from esteemed international advertising award shows, including the Clio Awards, The One Show, and Cannes Lions, solidifying her status as a respected figure in the industry.
Her impressive clientele includes brands like McDonald's, Olay, Volkswagen, M&M's, TEDtalks, Citroen and Snickers among others.