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Piluca Baquero joins the Board of Directors of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain

Piluca Baquero joins the Board of Directors of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain

Piluca Baquero, director of the Degree in Cinema at Camilo José Cela University, has been elected as a production member on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain. This appointment, announced after the General Assembly held on 8 June, highlights Baquero as one of the new faces that make up the management of the prestigious Spanish film institution.

With more than 20 feature films to her credit, Piluca Baquero has had an outstanding career in the field of film production. Her career includes productions such as Lena by Gonzalo Tapia, Lo que sé de Lola by Javier Rebollo and El coche de pedales by Ramón Barea. Since 1997, always with the help of its president, Gonzalo Sáenz de Buruaga, Baquero coordinates and directs the Val del Omar Archive, dedicated to the dissemination and conservation of the work of the filmmaker José Val del Omar. In the academic field, she has taught courses and seminars at various institutions, including ECAM and the San Antonio de los Baños Film School in Cuba.

Since 2011, Piluca Baquero has directed the UCJC Degree in Cinema, where she has promoted an innovative and practical approach in training future filmmakers. Her incorporation into the Film Academy reinforces her commitment to the industry and her desire to contribute to the development and promotion of Spanish cinema.

The Board of Directors of the Film Academy, chaired by Fernando Mendez-Leite, is renewed with these appointments, with professionals who have stood out both in their speciality and in the field of associations and unions. Baquero joins 14 other new speciality members who will have a mandate until 2028, contributing their experience and vision to the direction of the Academy.


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