Romina Schwedler

Director, Screenwriter
Full Bio
Romina Schwedler is an award-winning director and screenwriter based in NYC. She was born in Argentina where she began her artistic career as a classical dancer. At the early age of 15, she moved to NYC, by herself, to continue her studies at the School of American Ballet and The Juilliard School, later following with Meisner acting training at the William Esper Studio during which she began to be featured in films, TV series and commercials.



Inspired by her mother -a successful Argentinean director/actress/singer- and her father -an award-winning photographer-, Romina developed a passion for visual storytelling at a young age.



In 2014, she directed How a Man Gets Ready (a spec commercial/ micro-short film she also wrote, produced and starred in). Through this piece, she was selected as one of the top emerging directors of the year at SHOOT Magazine_x0019_s 12th Annual New Directors Showcase, held in connection with the Directors Guild of America.



This piece, as well as Bad Connections (another micr

Professional Credits
How a Man Gets Ready, Micro Short/Spec Ad (Writer, director, producer, editor, actress)



Bad Connections, Micro Short/Spec Ad (Writer, director, producer, editor, actress)



The Slapper Flapper, Silent Micro Short (Writer, director, producer, actress)



The Visit, Short Film (Writer, director, producer, editor, actress)



Now You See Us (Director, writer of Adapted Screenplay, editor)



Yellow Scare, Feature Film, Director Sam Platizky (Actress)



Blink, Short Film, Director Alain J. Carmona (Actress)



Romeo and Juliet in Harlem, Feature Film, Director Aleta Chapelle (Actress)



Blue Bloods, TV Series, CBS (Actress)



My Dirty Little Secret, TV Series, Investigation Discovery (Actress)



Boardwalk Empire, TV Series, HBO (Actress)
Industry Awards
" Honoree - Emerging Director - SHOOT Magazine New Directors Showcase / 2014

" Win - Best Micro-Short Film Award - Houston Comedy Film Festival - HOW A MAN GETS READY / 2014

" Nomination - Best Short by a Woman - Burbank International Film Festival - HOW A MAN GETS READY / 2014

" Win - Best Commercial - California International Shorts Festival - HOW A MAN GETS READY / 2014

" Win - Best Micro-Short by a Woman - Lionshead Film Festival - HOW A MAN GETS READY / 2014

" Win - Best Commercial - California International Shorts Festival - BAD CONNECTIONS / 2015

" Win - Best Micro-Short by a Woman - Lionshead Film Festival - BAD CONNECTIONS / 2015

" Win - Best Micro-Short - Austin Revolution Film Festival - BAD CONNECTIONS / 2015

" Nomination - Best Micro-Short Film - Austin Comedy Film Festival -BAD CONNECTIONS / 2015

" Nomination - Female Filmmaker of the Year - Austin Revolution Film Festival / 2016

" Win - Best Micro-Comedy - Austin Revolution Film Festival - HOW A MAN GETS READY / 2016

" Win - Best Sho
NYWIFT Committees
Career Focus, Fund for Women Filmmakers
Content Types
Commercial Production, Narrative Features
Occupations
Director, Editor: Film/Video, Writer
Countries Worked In
Argentina
Foreign Languages Spoken
Spanish
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