Is one of the most influential cinematographers in the Mexican film industry.
She studied Film Direction and Cinematography at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, C.C.C. She is member of the Asociación de Cinefotógrafos Mexicana, AMC (Mexican Association of Cinematographers) (2017) and of Apertura (2018). With over two decades of experience in cinema as a director, producer and cinematographer, her works have been featured in several festivals such as the prestigious International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography Camerimage in Poland and she has been nominated for best photography at the Ariel awards for the films Los Adioses (2018), Las Niñas Bien (2019) and Noche de Fuego (2022). She also directed the documentary Un día menos (2009) and the film Esa era Dania (2016), which were screened at various festivals around the world and received several awards. She is currently preparing her next project as film director.
Is a writer, director, producer and actor. She is a member of the Kainai First Nation (Blackfoot Confederacy) as well as Sámi from Norway. She co-wrote and co-directed the film The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open with Kathleen Hepburn, which premiered at the Berlinale in 2019 and received the Toronto Film Critics Association for best Canadian film. It was also nominated for six Canadian Screen Awards; they received the awards for best direction and best original screenplay. Tailfeathers’ recent film, Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy, won the 2022 Canadian Screen Award for Best Feature Length Documentary. Most recently, she directed three episodes of the new limited series, Little Bird.
As an actress and filmmaker, Josephine Decker has become one of the most celebrated independent voices in American cinema. Her work has been showcased at various film festivals in Europe and the United States. In 2020, she received a recognition for her work at Los Cabos International Film Festival with the Spotlight award, and presented the Mexican premiere of her film Shirley—starring Elisabeth Moss, and winner of the Dramatic Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival—, along with a comprehensive retrospective of her body of work.