There is a magic in storytelling.
Dayra Ferrera is a puertorican aspiring filmmaker. From her earliest days dancing and writing, she has had passion for visual arts. Exploring the world of storytelling, in 2005 she won an International Kids Literature Competition with the short story "La Libertad" and traveled to Costa Rica representing Puerto Rico. In High School, she attended the Specialized School in Radio and Television Production Juan. J. Osuna and became more passionate and invested in telling stories and learning more about production. Osuna, prepared her to become a professional in the industry with the basic tools. She started studying filmmaking at the University of The Sacred Heart and became a member of the college dance team. In 2017, in lights of the events of Hurricane Maria, she produced the short documentary "Las Horas del Viento" (2017) and directed her first documentary "Playita Corazon Resiliente"(2018). During the summer of 2018 she was offered an internship as an associate producer with Kingston5 Productions in Miami, producing one web-series and a short film. Back in Puerto Rico, Dayra wrote and directed her first shortfilm "Por ti"(2018) which won first place at the 12th Shortfilm Screening of The School of Communications Ferre Rangel.
  • Writer (1 Credit)
    For you2018
    Short, Student
  • Director (1 Credit)
    For you2018
    Short, Student
Official Selection
For you
Enfoque International Film Festival
Mayagúez
2019
Award for Best Short (Daytime)
For you
Rincon International Film Festival
Rincon
2019
Nominee for Best Short - Fiction
For you
NATAS Suncoast Chapter Student EMMY Awards
Miami
2019
First Place
For you
12.ma Muestra de Cine Digital
San Juan
2018
College
Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
Filmmaking
20142019
High School
Escuela especializada en produccion de radio y tv Dr.Juan J Osuna
20102014
Birth Date
September 20, 1996
Nickname
Dayra
Birth City
San Juan
Current City
San Juan
Hometown
Puerto Rico
Height
5”2
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
Hispanic
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Virgo
Used to be a member of her College Dance Team.
Studied production since highschool.
Her passion for movies began in her childhood, her Dad was the Manager at Suncoast Puerto Rico, the biggest movie store in San Juan.
There is a magic in storytelling.
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