Barbara Lombardo, born and raised in Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, studied acting at the Julio Chavez Theater School in Buenos Aires.
She began her career playing the role of Vanina on the television series Resistiré. The show broke records and was a huge hit with a strong fan base. From there she had lead roles in series like Socias and Mujeres Asesinas.
Barbara went on to play Pochi, a series lead and huge fan favorite on El Puntero which has been ranked as one of Argentina’s most successful series to date. Other television credits include History Of A Clan, The Rich Do Not Ask Permission, The Roldan and You Are My Man.
In Mexico, she joined the cast of series like XY La Magazine and the second season of Soy Tu Fan where she performed speaking with a neutral accent in Spanish.
On the feature side, she starred Captive for which she was nominated for the Silver Condor – Best New Actress award from the Argentinian Film Critics Association. This film earned multiple international award nominations including a win at the San Sebastián Festival.
Additional film credits include: The Mugger, El Hombre Que Corría Tras El Viento, 2001 Mientras Kubrick Estaba En El Espacio.
In 2020, she starred as Manuela in the feature film Manuela filmed on location in Los Angeles, CA.
Lil Malinich is a stage, film and television actress, acting coach, director and producer from London, Ontario, currently living in New York. Lil’s diverse body of stage work includes classic and contemporary plays as well as leading roles with Working Artists Theatre Project. The Deluxe Illustrated Body, a play Lil co-wrote, received the Brickendon Award for Best Original Script and was produced in NYC. Lil has taught in Canada, Paris, Rome and New York City at the Susan Batson Studio. In 2020, she directed and produced the premiere of The Way I Am, a one-woman show inspired by the life and work of Barbra Streisand. She collaborated with the David Lynch Foundation in developing the screening series for David Lynch’s documentary Meditation, Creativity, Peace. Lil is a judge for the New York, Hollywood, Venice and Cannes Indie Shorts Awards and the acting coach at NYC’s Joffrey Ballet School. Currently she is coaching Forest Whitaker on the Epix series “Godfather of Harlem.”
Diarios de Motocicleta, La Familia Sumergida, Las Buenas Intenciones, Mecanica Popular, A Voz do Silencio, from directors such as Alejandro Agresti, Adolfo Arisatarain, Carlos Sorin, Julia Solmonoff, Walter Salles, Adrian Garcia Bogliano, Maria Alche.
In 2008 she began to study dramaturgy, narrative and script. with Mauricio Kartun, Romina Paula and Cinthya Edul, Marta Betoldi, Pablo Ramos, Agustin Mendhilarzu and Walter Jakob among others.
In 2012 she debuted as a director, with her first UNASUR-winning short film Gabriela e Ismael, sold to four countries through the Short Film Corner in Cannes.
In 2015, he directed his second UNCIPAR-winning short film, Berta y las Menores, also selected for the San Pablo Mostra and for the short film corner.
In 2017 he wrote and directed his first play, Salon de Belleza which won the FNA award and the support of PRO theater.
In 2018 he made two new short films, directed and wrote El señor del tiempo, winner of the INCAA blood window contest, premiering at the Blood Window 2019 festival and Animal Woman.
She has just finished directing her first feature film La Ruptura.
Multimedia creator and producer, cofounder of OUI, creative studio based in Miami. His photographic work has been featured at the Bass Museum (Miami) and at Format Festival (Derby, UK). He directed a documentary film recently featured at the Perez Art Museum (Miami Screendance Festival 2020). Before creating and producing content on his own, he worked for Publicis Worldwide, where he was appointed Regional Director for Latin America, thus gathering a broad understanding of multicultural and corporate contexts. He studied at Sorbonne University, where he obtained a bachelor degree in philosophy and a master degree in marketing and communication. French born, currently living in between Paris and Miami.
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