Born in Buenos Aires in 1975, Argentine director Ana Katz studied at the Universidad del Cine, from which she graduated as a director and at which she works as a lecturer in the Film Directing Department.While studying she made several short films, the last of which, Ojalá corriera el viento, was screened at numerous international festivals. She studied acting and performed in various theatrical projects. She was assistant director to Pablo Trapero in Mundo grúa.
In 2002 she directed her first film, El juego de la silla (Musical Chairs), with which she participated in numerous festivals, winning a number of important international prizes, including a Special Mention from the Made in Spanish Jury at the San Sebastian Festival. She has directed the theatrical version of El juego de la silla for which she received an ACE award nomination for Best Director. She is currently working on the script of a new film entitled El amigo francés and is preparing a play called “Esplendor”.