Agatino Zurría is a Venezuelan-born writer/director/producer established in South Florida.
Graduated in mass communications at the Universidad Cecilio Acosta in Venezuela.
Has produced, written and directed the following:
- El Viaje Sin Retorno de Marialma Centeno (1994) (Live Action Short) official selection at the Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano in Havana, Cuba
- Interview Me (2011) (Live Action Short) Best Short Film, Best Director and Best Actress for Julie Ferrer at the Miami Life Awards
La Mesa Esta Servida (2012) (Live Action Short) Best In Show and Best Actress at the NOLA Series and Best Director & Producer Achievement Awards at the WITAM Awards, 2012 as well as official selection at the Miami Short Film Festival (nominated for Best Local & Best Short Film)
- Faun Moon (2013) (Live Action Short) nominated for Best Actor (Luke Grande) at the Miami Life Awards.
- Until the End of Time (2016) Music Video for BurnRock! band.
- Currently producing:
- AUREA (2017) Live Action Short.
- CLOVIS (2017) Live Action Short.
- Inmensa Brevedad (2017) Short Subject Documentary
- MARILYN IN MIAMI (2018) Feature
Name: Agatino Zurria
Lives in: Homestead, Florida
Occupation: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Dialogue Editor, Film/theatre Journalist and Filmmaker
Unique traits: Story driven, Character motivated. The cliché of minorities bores me to death. Kubrick is the only God and not even he had EVERYTHING planned to the dot, so relax.
Film by Agatino Zurria (Drama, Fantasy, Romance and Short) Director, Producer, Writer, Editor In the early hours of the day, under the spell of the full moon, a woman stands at a balcony, throws away a key and falls asleep. She loses herself in the woods and is followed by a fantastic creature that won't give up.
Dinner Is Served
Film by Agatino Zurria (Drama and Short) Director, Producer, Writer, Editor Helena and Pablo host a dinner party at their house, inviting four of their closest friends. Dinner is served and all sit at the table between jokes, music and good wine. Then Helena leads the conversation as she reveals her latest investigative discoveries when some days before she decided to bring lunch to her dearest husband at his office. Written by Anonymous
Film by Agatino Zurria (Comedy, Drama and Short) Director, Producer, Writer Deborah is a very confident and well-known professional journalist searching for a new job. She believes that her experience and self worth will be enough to secure her a new position but suddenly she finds herself answering a thousand questions and realizing that nobody cares to listen to her answers. Used to be 'the one who asks the questions', now she is the one being asked, and she doesn't like what she finds. Written by Anonymous
Marialma Centeno's Trip of No Return
Film by Agatino Zurria (Drama and Short) Director Stage actress Marialma Centeno enters her dressing room while her audience is still raving for an encore, and she faces her image on the mirror, reminding her all the decisions she's made in life up to this moment.
Film by Augusto Pradelli Location Scout, Graphic Designer
Best Short (La Mesa Está Servida), Nola Series
Best Actress, Ika Santamaría (La Mesa Está Servida), Nola Series
Achievement in Direction (La Mesa Está Servida) WITAM Awards
Achievement in Production (La Mesa Está Servida) WITAM Awards
Best Short Film (Interview Me), Miami Life Awards
Best Director (Interview Me), Miami Life Awards
Best Actress, Julie Ferrer (Interview Me), Miami Life Awards