Carlos  Machado Quintela

Carlos Machado Quintela


I believe that a film actually begins when the credits roll. The moment you hear a voice in your head saying: 'Hey, what was that all about?'    


Carlos Machado Quintela (Cuba, 1984) graduated with a degree in Mass Media from the Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana. He then studied Screenwriting at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión in San Antonio de los Baños and wrote and directed several award-winning short films. THE SWIMMING POOL is his first feature film as a director, followed by THE PROJECT OF THE CENTURY, which won the Hivos Tiger Award at IFF Rotterdam.

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