Amancay Tapia

Film Director/Writer/The Lady of the World

Amancay Tapia is a Film director and Writer.She is the Founder of the lifestyle and feminist blog The Lady of the World
Amancay is listed in "The International list of living women directors" and has directed over eight short films as well as the feature film Campo de Batalla (Battlefield). The film is set in Bolivia and it tells the story of five women trapped in a beauty salon during a social revolt in the streets of La Paz. "Campo de Batalla" was theatrically released in 2010 in Bolivia, Colombia and Spain. Her latest Short film Rescue Me, won the Golden Palm at the Mexico International film festival and was launched online by the main newspaper of Spain, El Pais. The film was front cover in the culture section of the paper for a few weeks due to its popularity.

Amancay is an ex-alumnus of the Berlinale Talent Campus. She has an M.A in screenwriting/directing from Goldsmiths College, University of London and a B.A in English Philology from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Her work has featured in film festivals worldwide as well as main press and TV channels. Amancay studied piano and musical notation for 6 years.