Carla Simón

Carla Simón

Spain

Cinema makes me value every moment of life with intensity, it makes me observe all those details that this wonderful yet painful world can offer us.    

Biography

Carla Simón, born in 1986, in a Catalan village, is part of an extensive family that is a bottomless pit of stories, relationships and entanglements. She graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the Universitat Autònoma in Barcelona, after spending a year at the University of California, where she made the experimental short WOMEN. Awarded with the prestigious scholarship of Obra Social "la Caixa", Carla moved to the UK to study at the London Film School where she made the documentary BORN POSITIVE and the fiction LIPSTICK. THOSE LITTLE THINGS is her graduation film for which she received a Distinction. SUMMER 1993 is Carla's feature debut, it was developed at the Berlinale talents’ Script Station 2015, Ekran+ Program, Angers Workshops and it also won the SGAE screenwriting fund in Spain. It was awarded in Berlinale with the Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury and the GWFF Award as Best First Feature.

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