Laura Amelia Guzmán (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. May 1980)
attended the Intl. Film School in Cuba specializing in cinematography. She lives and works between Mexico and Dominican Republic. Together with her husband Israel Cárdenas she directs a film production company Aurora Dominicana. They share script, photography, production and direction credits on their projects; Cochochi (2007), Jean Gentil (2010), Carmita (2013), Sand Dollars (in postproduction).