Born in Asuncion, Paraguay.
Has a Bachelor’s degree in Cinematography from the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Her works as Director have been screened at venues such as the Harvard Film Archives, the Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive, and the MOMA in New York. She created Silencio Lab in 2016, a platform through which she gives seminars to train young Paraguayan talents.
Paz Encina is the first Paraguayan director to be part of the Hollywood Film Academy.