Ana Katz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is an actress, screenwriter, director and producer of film and theatre. She studied at the University of Cinema and in a diverse set of acting schools (Hugo Midón, Julio Chávez y Helen Tritek, among others). She has written and directed plays, and has directed various short films which have been presented at film festivals around the world. Her directorial credits include Musical Chairs (2002, Casa de América Award, special mention at the San Sebastián Festival), A Stray Girlfriend (2007, Cine en Construcción Award, Official Selection Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival), Los Marziano (Official Selection San Sebastián Festival), My Friend From the Park (2015, Screenplay Award- Sundance Film Festival), and Sueño Florianópolis (2018).