Tuixén Benet is a Filmmaker/Choreographer from Barcelona now based in Los Angeles, where she recently premiered Some More, a never-ending dance performance that began at Redcat for NOW Fest. With a background in live performance and choreographing for music videos and commercials she’s now focused on creating her own experimental films. Her works Aloma i Mila, Lazarus and Solution for Sadness have screened at Cinedans Fest, Leeds International Film Festival, Cucalorus, Palm Springs ShortFest or Dance Camera West, and granted her an award for the Outstanding Contribution to Dance Film at Choreoscope.
She’s been nominated on multiple occasions for Best Choreography at the UK Music Video Awards for her work on the music videos of artists such as Tame Impala, Juanes, Polo & Pan or Two Door Cinema Club. She directed the live show of chilean artist Javiera Mena’s world tour with teams of performers in Chile, Mexico and Spain. Benet was the co-director of the dance company Les filles Föllen, Best New Talents by the Dance Association of Catalonia 2011, with performances at Mercat de les Flors, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Le Lieu Unique or KUMU Art Museum of Estonia and Zoofest Montreal.
She graduated in Choreography and Interpretation Techniques at the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona and earned an MFA in Film Directing at California Institute of the Arts, where she is now an interdisciplinary full time special faculty in the Schools of Dance and Film.