My life is made up movie moments, which have influenced me. I want to tell stories with characters and indelible moments that leave a profound imprint in people.
Italo-Venezuelan American Filmmaker Agatino Zurría was born in Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela. After graduating from the Cecilio Acosta University in Mass Communications, he produced and directed his first short: "El Viaje Sin Retorno de Marialma Centeno", which was Official Selection at the 1994 Havana International Film Festival.
After a long period of adjustment, He began writing and directing again in 2011 when he released Interview Me, which won Best Actress (Julie Ferrer) Best Director and Best Short at the Miami Life Awards 2011. The next year he produced "La Mesa Está Servida" (Dinner is Served) Which was Official Selection at the Miami Short Film Festival and won Best Actress (Ika Santamaría) And Best in Show at the NOLA Series as well as Best Directing and Production Achievement at the WITAM Awards, and got a nomination for Best Director at the Miami Life Awards.
In 2013 he released "Faun Moon" which was nominated Best Actor at the Miami Life Awards.
In 2018 he released "Clovis" a dark family drama that was Official Selection at the Hollywood Florida Film Festival and Won the Best Supporting Actress (Lizandra Parra) and Best Young Actor (Dimitri Vardoulias) at the Horror Blood Film Festival in Los Angeles. Right after, in 2019 he produced AUREA, a Steampunk fantasy that won Best Directing at the Miami Sci Fi Film Festival, Best Steampunk film at the Miami Underground Film Festival and Best Script at the Horror Blood Film Festival in Los Angeles.
In 2019 he produced Interview with Marilyn, which has earned many awards around the world: Best Costume Design at the 2019 Florence Film Awards, as well as Best Make Up, Best Original Score and Best Director. Then four more at the Short Film Awards in Los Angeles (Best Actress, Cinematography, Editing and Film Noir), two at the Venice Film Awards (Best Costume Design and Best Make Up) and got 4 nominations at the L'Hospitalet de Llobregat Film Festival in Barcelona Spain (Best Actress, Short Film, Director and Score), apart from being Official Selection at the Oaxaca Film Festival, Dumbo Film Festival and Film Gate Festival.
He is currently producing the pilot of a comedy series, a short film about love during the COVID-19 epidemic, and his first feature.
  • Director (11 Credits)
    The Silence of Blood
    Screenplay
    Your Own Monsters
    Screenplay, Treatment
    DAYS OF DISTANCING: DORRINDA IN NINE MINUTES (OR LESS)2021
    Short, Web / New Media
    Love Distance2021
    Short
    LOVE DISTANCE2021
    Short
    DAYS OF DISTANCING: CHUS IN SEVEN MINUTES (OR LESS)2020
    Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
    FUNERAL FOR PAST LOVES2020
    Music Video
    Afrique2019
    Music Video
    Interview With Marilyn2019
    Short
    AUREA2017
    Short
    Clovis2017
    Short
  • Writer (10 Credits)
    The Silence of Blood
    Screenplay
    Your Own Monsters
    Screenplay, Treatment
    DAYS OF DISTANCING: DORRINDA IN NINE MINUTES (OR LESS)2021
    Short, Web / New Media
    Love Distance2021
    Short
    LOVE DISTANCE2021
    Short
    DAYS OF DISTANCING: CHUS IN SEVEN MINUTES (OR LESS)2020
    Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
    FUNERAL FOR PAST LOVES2020
    Music Video
    Interview With Marilyn2019
    Short
    AUREA2017
    Short
    Clovis2017
    Short
  • Producer (6 Credits)
    Your Own Monsters
    Screenplay, Treatment
    LOVE DISTANCE2021
    Short
    DAYS OF DISTANCING: CHUS IN SEVEN MINUTES (OR LESS)2020
    Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
    Interview With Marilyn2019
    Short
    AUREA2017
    Short
    Clovis2017
    Short
  • Editor (2 Credits)
    Your Own Monsters
    Screenplay, Treatment
    Love Distance2021
    Short
Finalist
Your Own Monsters
Hollywood Dreams International Film Festival
Las Vegas
2021
Finalist
Your Own Monsters
AOF Megafest
Las Vegas
2021
Best Supporting Actor in a short film, Best Actress in a short film
Interview With Marilyn
Action on Film MegaFest XVIII
Las Vegas
2021
Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor
Interview With Marilyn
Hollywood Dreams International Film Festival
Las Vegas
2021
Best Film Noir Short
Interview With Marilyn
Southern States Indie FanFilmFest
Biloxi, MS
2021
Best Editing
FUNERAL FOR PAST LOVES
Venice Film Awards
Venice
2020
Best Short Film, Best Costume Design
Interview With Marilyn
New York Movie Awards
New York, NY
2020
Best Original Score
Interview With Marilyn
FLOW Festival and Film Market
Plantation, Florida
2020
Best Drama Short, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Editing
Interview With Marilyn
Independent Shorts Awards
Los Angeles
2019
Finalist for Best Short Film Ensemble
Love Distance
Acting Awards Festival
Los Angeles
Best Trailer
Interview With Marilyn
Kosice International Monthly Film Festival
Kosice
Best Make Up, Best Costume Design
Interview With Marilyn
Hollywood Golden Awards
Hollywood, CA
Best Short Film Director, Best Score, Best Make Up, Best Costume Design
Interview With Marilyn
Florence Film Awards
Florence
Best Costume Design, Best Make Up
Interview With Marilyn
Venice Film Awards
Venice
Best Supporting Actress, Best Young Actor
Clovis
Hollywood Blood Horror Film Festival
Hollywood, CA
Best Screenplay
AUREA
Hollywood Blood Horror Film Festival
Hollywood, CA.
College
Universidad Cecilio Acosta
Mass Communications
19851989
Birth Date
September 22, 1966
Nickname
Tino
Birth City
Puerto La Cruz
Current City
Miami
Hometown
Miami
Height
5'6
Gender
Male
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Virgo
My life is made up movie moments, which have influenced me. I want to tell stories with characters and indelible moments that leave a profound imprint in people.
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