Bio

LUCIANO PODCAMINSKY WAS BORN IN BUENOS AIRES ON JUNE 7TH, 1970.
HE STUDIED MEDIA AT UNIVERSIDAD OF BUENOS AIRES, AND MOVED ON TO STUDY FILM AT FUC. HE ALSO TOOK COURSES ON FILM DIRECTION WITH PINO SOLANAS AND RODOLFO HERMIDA, AND STUDIED COPYWRITING AT THE ARGENTINE ADVERTISING ASSOCIATION.
HE STARTED IN ADVERTISING WORKING AS A COPYWRITER FOR SEVERAL ADVERTISING AGENCIES, AND MOVED TO WORKING IN TOP PRODUCTION COMPANIES IN BUENOS AIRES AS AN ASSISTANT DIRECTOR. APPROXIMATELY IN 1995 HE STARTED DIRECTING.
HE HAS RECEIVED AWARDS FROM THE BEST WELL KNOWN FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD:CANNES, EL SOL DE SAN SEBASTIAN, ONE SHOW, D&AD DE LONDRES, CLIO, FIAP, MARTIN FIERRO, OJO DE IBEROAMERICA, DIENTE.
IN 2005 HE WAS PART OF THE SAATCHI & SAATCHI NEW DIRECTOR’S SHOWCASE, IN CANNES.
IN 2006, LUCIANO WAS RANKED BY THE GUNN REPORT AS 4TH IN THE LIST OF MOST AWARD-WINNING DIRECTORS OF THE WORLD, AND IN 2009 APPEARS NUMBER 15TH AT THE GUNN REPORT TEN YEARS CONSOLIDATED TABLES 1999-2008
HIS FIRST FEATURE FILM, THE THIRD PINT, WAS SELECTED FOR THE 2007 BUENOS AIRES INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (BAFICI) AND ALSO WAS SELECTED AT THE 2008 EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (EIFF) AS ONE OF THE BEST OF THE FEST FILMS.
HIS EXPERIENCE AS A JURY INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING FESTIVALS: CLIO 2008 AND LONDON FESTIVAL IN 2009-2010 AND OJO DE IBEROAMÉRICA 2009.
IN JUNE 2012, AT CENTRO CULTURAL RECOLETA BUENOS AIRES; ARGENTINA, HE OPENED HIS FIRST PERSONAL ART EXHIBITION, WITH THE WORKS: SUNDEAD, JUST MARRIED, ROOM AVAILABLE, PRIVATE DINNER AND DAILY PILL.

IN SEPTEMBER 2016,  LUCIANO WAS INCLUDED IN  “BURY THE LEAD”,  A GROUP ART SHOW AT ARTSHARE, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

IN NOVEMBER 2017, HIS SHORT FILM, THE BACK OF MY MIND, IS SELECTED  FOR INTERFILM BERLIN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL.

In March 2018, the film The Back of my Mind, is selected for the Guadalajara International Film Festival in Mexico.