Cristina Gallego is a producer and director born in Bogota, Colombia. She studied film and television at the National University of Colombia. She has produced numerous films including The Wind Journeys (2010), Edificio Royal (2013), Embrace of the Serpent (2015), nominated for the Foreign-Language Film Academy Award, and Wajib (2017), all of which were official selections of Miami Film Festival. part of GEMS 2015. Birds of Passage (2018), co-directed with Ciro Guerra, is her directorial debut.