Luiza Pârvu is a filmmaker and educator currently based in Boulder, CO. She holds an MFA in Film Production from New York University - Tisch School of The Arts, New York, USA. She is an experienced film director and editor, working in a variety of formats, including fiction, documentary, experimental and commercial.
Her first documentary feature film, Ubi Bene Ibi Patria (A Place of My Own), is currently in post-production. The film, shot in 2016 across Europe and the US, explores the theme of immigration and issues of ethnicity, gender and class in the form of an urgent and personal road movie. She produced it with Toma Peiu, as a thesis for her graduate studies at NYU.
The films she has directed or edited have been recognized in over 100 film festivals and events worldwide. In 2012, she was a nominee in the Rising Star category at the Gopo Romanian Film Industry Awards.