Elisa Miller is an award-winning film director, writer, and producer, born in Mexico City in 1982. After her studies in English literature and at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica of Mexico, her first short feature Rome
was featured at Morelia Film Festival. In 2007, she was the first woman to win the Golden Palm for a short fiction feature at Cannes, with Ver Llover
. Her first feature film, Vete Más Lejos, Alicia
, which she wrote, directed and produced, premiered at the Morelia International Film Festival in 2010 and internationally at Rotterdam, where it was nominated for a Tiger Award. It was screened at various festivals, such as Toulouse, Sarajevo and Habana, and was released commercially at Mexico’s Cineteca Nacional in June 2011, where it remained on the billboard for 16 weeks, making it the most-seen Mexican film there that year. In 2013, Elisa made her first documentary, About Sarah
, which was produced by the Kurimanzutto and Sadie Coles galleries. El Placer es Mio
is her second long feature; it was selected both in International Competition at Morelia and in the Bright Future section at Rotterdam.