Alba Pino was born in 1991, in Pontevedra, and lived for the first 18 years of her life in Cangas, Galicia. At the age of 11 she develops a curiosity for cinema and writing, deciding to study after high school, the degree in Audiovisual Communication at the University of Santiago de Compostela.
After finishing her degree, and discovering that cinema is truly her passion, she was admitted to the Instituto del Cine de Madrid, where she graduated in film directing and won three awards at MAD FEST, including best short film and best production, being the first student to get a distribution grant.
After graduating from the Instituto del Cine de Madrid, she formed “Matria Films” on her own and began writing, directing and producing her own short fiction films. Among them, “de(s)amor” (2023), distributed by Distribution with glasses, “Libélulas” (2018) and “Clara” (2019), distributed by OFF ECAM and which have obtained multiple nominations and awards in festivals of the national and international scene; “Fin de (algo)” (winner of the Rueda con Rueda Award at Seminci 2020), “Y, luego, ella” (best short film award at the Ouigo Orgullo 2022 Short Film Festival), “(no) me pasa” (Notodo 2022 award for best 30-second short film) or “me haces bien (pero no demasiado)” (RNE Cortos 2022 award).
In addition, she makes small audiovisual pieces, such as “silente” (2022), “A mi manera” (2018), or “Y amén” (2018), giving visibility to pathologies and diseases such as bulimia; “Al menos no llueve” (2020), “Madrid, Madrid, Madrid” (Film Madrid 2017 award for best Microvídeo) or “micro” (Film Madrid 2017 award for best short film) talking about the figure of women within the city of Madrid. She has given lectures in various entities, such as the Carlos III University or the Cineteca de Madrid, talking about gender violence in the audiovisual and her career.
She is currently working as a creative and copywriter at the agency Fandom, as a freelance for her production company, as an acting teacher at Actores Madrid, promoting her first book on film entitled “Al menos no llueve” (2021, Editorial DNX), finishing the writing of her first feature film and in pre-production of her latest short film “Corre, Adela” (2024).