Originally from Spain, Leticia Agudo is a screen writer and director who started her career first in theatre when she came to Ireland after studying drama at Queen Mary University in London and Theatre Directing at UEA. Later, she returned to education to undertake a Masters in Film Production in DIT (now TUI), to fulfil her inclination towards visual storytelling. Since then, she has written and directed short and long-form documentary, where she got her first funded opportunities, returning to writing and directing drama in 2015, where her passion lies.
She is currently developing the feature comedy script, My Refugee which received Screenplay Development funding from Screen Ireland. She has won awards for her short film Refuge, which she wrote with Bobby Moloney, a frequent writing partner, and won the Ronan Phelan Script and Pitch Award with her short script My Friend Jess in 2015. She’s a member of the Writers Guild of Ireland, Screen Directors Guild of Ireland and Women in Film & Television Ireland.