Carmen Leroi is from Caen. She worked in various film festivals and then for the bathysphere production company. She directed her first short film LES BELLES PORTES In 2018 (self-produced, selected at Entrevues Belfort and Côté Court). In 2019, she was part of the founding team of PASSAGE, a short film festival in the Côte de Nacre (Normandy). FOR ELSA is her second film.