Carla Simón (1983). Carla studied at the University of California and the Audiovisual Communication Department of Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. After that she directed TV series and programmes for TV Catalan. After being awarded the prestigious scholarship of Obra Social “la Caixa”, Carla moved to the UK to study at the London Film School, where she wrote and directed the documentary BORN POSITIVE and the fiction LIPSTICK, both short films selected in numerous international film festivals.
SUMMER 1993 is her feature film debut produced by Inicia Films and co-produced by Avalon. The project was developed at Berlinale Script Station, Ekran program in Poland, Sources 2 in Barcelona and won the SGAE screenwriting fund. It was also presented at the Low Budget Film Forum in Les Arcs, Premiers Plans Atelier, Berlinale Co-Production Market and won the first prize in Holland Film Meetings in 2015. The film also received the MEDIA Development funding and the ICAA fund for production
In 2013 Carla created YOUNG FOR FILM!, an association which taught cinema to children and teenagers. Since moving back to Barcelona, she has been collaborating with “Cinema en Curs”.
SUMMER 1993 (2017)
Summer 1993 (Feature, 2017)
Las Pequeñas Cosas / Those Little Things (Fiction, Short, 2014)
Lipstick (Fiction, Short, 2013)
Born Positive (Documentary, Short, 2012)
Lovers (Fiction, Short, 2010)
Women (Fiction, Short, 2009)
Lovers - Ficción, 25’ 36”, 2010
Women - Ficción, 6’ 30”, 2009