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Diego Fried studied directing at the Universidad del Cine (FUC), theater with Augusto Fernández and dramaturgy with Mauricio Kartun. He was selected for the Berlin Talent Campus and his first short films obtained awards and recognition at international festivals such as Rotterdam, Toulouse and New York, among others. He began working as an editor and later as an assistant director for renowned film and advertising directors.

"La Fiesta Silenciosa", had its premiere at the Mar del Plata Festival, Competition in Huelva and Trieste, Jazmín Stuart Wins the Best Actress Award at the Cinefantasy Festival (Brazil), Honorable Mention (MINT USA) and Diego Lerer (Delegate of the Directors' Fortnight, Cannes Festival) highlights it among the 10 most important Argentine films to be released during 2020 and Haciendio Cine among the 20 most anticipated films of the year. Her previous feature film "Wine" was part of the Official Selection of the Moscow International Film Festival, of the Official Competition of the Kerala Festival and won the award for best actress at the Padies Festival (France). His first feature film, “Sangrita” participated in the BAFICI New Directors Competition (Winner of the “Metropolitan Fund” Award) and competed in the “New Directors” section of the Sao Paulo Film Festival.

As an advertising director, he won 2 Silver Lions at Cannes, a Gold Pencil, a Silver and two mentions in El Diente.