Patricia Boero, CONTRIBUTING CRITIC, is an international film consultant based in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Boero studied cinema at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and worked at SBS TV and Film Australia. In Havana, Cuba, she worked for TV Latina, BBC radio and CNN. In the U.S., Boero was Director of the Sundance Institute's International Program, holding screenwriters’ labs in ten countries, including Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, and Spain. She worked for the Rockefeller and MacArthur foundations, supporting films. From Uruguay she produced documentary series for Al Jazeera English and was a jury for the Havana and Guadalajara film festivals.