Avelina Prat, graduated in architecture, has worked as a script supervisor on over 30 feature films with directors such as Fernando Trueba, Lucile Hadzihalilovic, Javier Rebollo and Cesc Gay. She has directed and written short films that have received recognition at national and international festivals such as 3/105 (Venezia Orizzonti and Gijón IFF). Vasil, her first feature film, has been premiered at the Warsaw IFF, and competed in the Oficial Selection of Valladolid IFF. The film received international support by programs such as the Berlinale Script Station. The Portuguese House will be her second feature film.