Augusto G Zapiola

Augusto G Zapiola

The ability to find the unexpected twists in the human condition is the hallmark of acclaimed director Augusto Giménez Zapiola. His work is always grounded in universal truths yet finds a way to expose the underlying absurdities we all encounter in the everyday, always with a heartfelt touch.

Unsurprisingly, this approach has made Augusto one of the most decorated directors in the world, winning an extraordinary number of awards from multiple Cannes Gold Lions, to Clios, FIAP, Lápiz de Oro, El Sol, etc. A graduate from the Institute of Cinematographic arts, Augusto started his career in his home city of Buenos Aires, Argentina 30 years ago, where he founded world-renowned production company Argentinacine which has given birth to countless award-winning directors.

Augusto remains one of the most in-demand directors, traveling to Europe, the U.S., and South America where he directs for many of the top-brands worldwide. He continues to mentor young directors who like his daughter Camila have gone on to become renowned themselves.