Jony Perel is a filmmaker born in 1976 in Argentina. He lives and works in Buenos Aires. He attended a degree in Arts at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters (University of Buenos Aires). He directed the feature films Camouflage (2022), Corporate Accountability (Best Director Bafici 2021, Special Jury
Award Documenta 2020, National Fund for the Arts 2019), Toponymy (Critic’s Award FIDMarseille 2015), Tabula Rasa (2013), 17 Monuments (2012) and El Predio (Metropolitan Fund for the Arts award 2010), and the short films 5-T-2 Ushuaia (2016), Las Aguas del Olvido (2013), Los Murales (2011) and 5 (cinco) (2008).
His films have been screened in numerous international film festivals, such as: Berlinale, Viennale, Rotterdam, IDFA, Art of the Real, FIDMarseille, Cinéma du Réel, Sheffield, Ji.hlava, IndieLisboa, Ficunam, Yamagata, Bafici, Documenta, La Havana, Biarritz. His works have been exhibited at Palais de Tokio (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlín), Museum of the Moving Image (New York), Arsenal Institut für Film und Videokunst (Berlin), IMS Instituto Moreira Salles (São Paulo, Río de Janeiro), Museum of Modern Art (Buenos Aires).
He also directs TV commercials since 2007, having worked for clients like Toyota, Ford, GM, Nissan, Jeep, Nike, Coca-Cola, Pepsico, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Walmart, Budlight, Santander, Nokia and Verizon and with agencies like JWT, BBDO, McCann, TBWA, Madre, Santo, Ponce, The Juju, Grey, Fallon, Latinworks, Lopez Negrete. He won one Silver and three Bronze Cannes Lions awards.