Sheyla Pool Pastor


She has graduated of Hispanic Philology at the University of Havana,
having completed several workshops screenplay. In 2005, she has
graduated from the specialty of Sound at the International School of
Film and Television of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba (EICTV). She has
won awards such as the Coral for Best Sound at Festival Internacional
del Nuevo cine latinoamericano (Havana, 2016). She has alternated
sound works with filmmaking and writing. She acted as Script Doctor of
the award-winning feature film “Esteban”. She has directed the
documentary short “Great Muy Bien”, as part of de Sundance series Made
in Cuba. “Great Muy Bien” has been in several festival and won Best
Documentary Short award at Boston Latino International Film Festival.
She has finished her short fiction film “Fragile” (2018) and it had
its World Premiere at 29 Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival
(2018). “Fragile” was part of the official selection of shorts at the International Film Festival of Havana (2018) and will have its premiere in North America at the Miami Film Festival as part of the HBO IBERO-AMERICAN SHORT FILM AWARD.
She is working right now in the next short film “Matrioshka”. She also works on the script for her first feature film “Persona de confianza”.