Natalia López Gallardo is a Mexican-Bolivian film director, writer, editor, and occasional actress (Our Time, 2018).

She studied cinema in México and has edited films by Lisandro Alonso, Carlos Reygadas and Amat Escalante, among other directors. She is the head of Splendor Omnia, a post-production studio located in the countryside near Mexico City.

As a director she participated in the “Semaine de la Critique” with her short film En el cielo como en la tierra (2007).

Manto de gemas (Robe of Gems), written and directed by Natalia, is her first feature film. The Mexican-Argentinian-American co-production was awarded with the Silver Bear Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, and Best Director at the Morelia Film Festival.