Was born in Montevideo, worked as a video editor early in his career. Since 2001 he works as film editor and producer. Some of his works as editor: “Divino amor” (in developement) e “Boi neón” (2016) de Gabriel Mascaro; “Las herederas” de Marcelo Martinessi; “El 5 de talleres” (2014) e “Gigante” (2009) de Adrián Biniez; “El Bella Vista” (2012) de Alicia Cano Menoni; “Acné” (2008) de Federico Veiroj; “D.F. – destino final” (2008) de Mateo Gutierrez; “Whisky” (2004) e “25 watts” (2001) de Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll.
Screenwriter, film director, film editor and script consultant. She has made several short films, among them “O duplo” (Honorable Mention – Critics’ Week, Cannes 2012), and the feature film “Sinfonia da necrópole” (FIPRESCI Award – Festival Mar Del Plata, 2014). In partnership with Marco Dutra, she made the feature films “Trabalhar cansa” (Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2011) and “As boas maneiras” (Special Jury Prize, Locarno, 2017). She worked as screenwriter for the series “Supermax” (2016, Rede Globo) and “3%” – season 2 (2018, Netflix). She also edited the feature films “O que se move” (directed by Caetano Gotardo), “Pulsações” (directed by ManoelaZiggiatti), “Os dias com ele” (co-edited with Julia Murat, directed by Maria Clara Escobar) and “Quando eu era vivo”(directed by Marco Dutra), among other works.
As a film editor, she has collaborated on more than 50 films, including feature films and short films. She recently edited Maria Augusta Ramos’s “O processo” (Public Award at the Berlinale and IndieLisboa; Best Film by the Official Jury in Visions du Réel, Documenta Madrid, IndieLisboa). In 2015, she received the Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro for Best Fiction Editing for “O lobo atrás da porta”, and the same award in 2010 for Best Documentary Editing for “Simonal – ninguém sabe o duro que eu dei”. Her work as film director has received national and international acclaim, with more than 30 awards (best film, direction, editing, photography, sound, artistic innovation, etc.), being screened at more than 100 festivals and in museums and galleries, such as Tate Modern (London) and the National Museum of Contemporary Art (Bucharest). She acted as a guest lecturer at the Academia Internacional de Cinema and as a consultant for both national and international films in the editing stage. She organized and curated the exhibits “Cinema de Montagem I and II”. As a producer, she produced 20 short films and co-produced 2 feature films.
Soledad Salfate is a Chilean film editor, who started her career with feature film “Machuca”, directed by Andrés Wood. From 2005 onwards she became part of the new Chilean cinema, editing films such as “Play” (2005) and Alicia Scherson’s “El futuro” (2013); Cristián Jiménez’s “Bonsai” (2011); Alejandro Fernández’s “Matar a un hombre” (2014), Sebastián Lelio’s “Gloria” (2013) and “Una mujer fantástica” (2017), films that have received several nominations and awards at international festivals such as Sundance, Berlinale and recently the Oscar for Best Foreign Film for “Una mujer fantástica”. For her work as a film editor, she has received several nominations and awards in Fénix, Pedro Sienna and Platino competitions. She is currently a professor at Universidade de Chile and continues working on Latin American and foreign films.