Cristina Juliana Abril


Journalism Fund

Cristina Juliana Abril is a filmmaker and a visual storyteller with a focus on human rights defense, environmental issues, and an interest in creative and art projects involving dance, literature, and film.

Born in Barcelona, she has been based in Colombia for the last few years, where she has been working as a video producer and audiovisual director for, democraciaAbierta, and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Latin America, among other media and social foundations.

She worked as visual director for Humberto de la Calle’s eight-months-long Colombian presidential campaign in 2017-2018.

Abril holds a master’s degree in film direction at ESCAC/Barcelona and has worked in fictional film productions. Cenizas (2016), her first short film, was shown in several international film festivals.

Cristina Juliana Abril