María Laura Ruggiero
María Laura Ruggiero is a designer, audiovisual producer and storyteller specialized in experiential and transmedia narratives.
Professional 3D animator (UBA / Image Campus). International speaker (SXSW, MIT, Berlinale, BAFICI, TEDx, Power to the Pixel) and Professor in areas of film innovation, and virtual reality in more than 15 countries worldwide. Member of the Rogue Film School of Werner Herzog, NATPE Diversity Fellow, Emerging Producer (Media Program 2014), selection Forward Storytelling 2018.
Producer and storyteller of Animation and Mixed techniques projects (Martian and Pulpet, Durazno, Dubicel). Jury and mentor of the TLSM, Latin-American workshop of Stop Motion (Bolivia-Argentina), NewMedia Proimágenes Colombia and Mediamorfosis Latam.
Kintsugi, her most recent film and VR project, was mention of honor of Interactuar AR and the only Latin-American virtual reality project selected for CANNES NEXT at the Cannes Film Festival, Cross Video Days 2017. Also, Pitch FIPA 2017 selection and incubation by the R / O institute Belgium.
María Laura guides the #StoryHackers laboratory, supported by the Organization of Ibero-American States and directs SeirenFilms, a company dedicated to the exploration of new narrative languages. She recently appeared as a speaker at SXSW (Rise of Latin American VR) and at MIT ODL (StoryHackers). During 2018 she will present 3 new workshops in SXSW Interactivo and EDU USA.