Lara Maltz (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 01/20/1992). Visual artist, stop motion director and animator. Graduated from the Scenography career at the Metropolitan School of Dramatic Art (EMAD) in 2014, in Buenos Aires. Trained in workshops with diﬀerent artists in disciplines such as engraving, drawing, painting and sculpture. She continued her studies graduating from the Master of Stop Motion Animation at the Barcelona Film School (ECIB), in 2019. “Psychophonic”, her master's degree group project, has been selected and awarded in numerous festivals worldwide. “Ashkasha” is her ﬁrst ﬁlm as a director, a short piece where her entire artistic universe is set in motion.