Yara Travieso


Yara Travieso is a bi-lingual, cross-media director. More recently, she has created films for Hermes of Paris, Glamour, Elle, GQ, Conde Nast, and presented live works around the world with, Opéra National de Lorraine France, Amphithéâtre D'oin Montpellier France, Museum of Moving Image, and The New World Symphony among others. In January 2017, Travieso created a live broadcast musical film called “La Medea”, which interacted with thousands of viewers globally. The film has since screened with Film Society of Lincoln Center and was the focus of SXSW's "Future of Cinema" conference. Receiving a degree from The Juilliard School for Dance, Travieso uses theater, dance, and music to direct films, immersive experiences, live cinema, music videos, and fashion brand collaborations. A Creative Capital Fellow and a recipient of The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Award via the Ford Foundation, Travieso has received national recognition for her wildly creative hybrid productions and her portrayals of women. Travieso is the Co-Founder of the Borscht Film Festival, which was named “the weirdest film festival on the planet,” by IndieWire.