LUCÍA CARRERAS, is a director and screenwriter who debuted with the feature film “Nos vemos papá” (Missing Dad) a film that had its international premiere at the Karlovy Vary Festival. She co-directed the Mexico-Guatemala co-production “La Casa más grande del mundo” (the greatest house in the world), that had its world premiere in 2015 and was part of the official selection of the Berlinale obtaining the Special Jury Prize at the Festival de Huelva among other awards. She wrote and directed her third feature “Tamara y La Catarina” (Tamara & the ladybug) which had its world premiere as part of the official selection of the Toronto Film Festival in 2016; “Tamara y La Catarina”, to date, has won several awards, including the FIPRESCI prize for best feature film at the Los Cabos International Film Festival and the Colón de Plata for Best Direction at the Ibero-American Film Festival of Huelva.

 

In her role as a writer, Carreras co-wrote with the director Michael Rowe the feature film Leap Year (Michael Rowe, 2010), a film that won the Golden Camera at the Cannes Film Festival and earned them the best original script nomination to the Ariel Awards. Lucía also co-wrote with the director Diego Quemada-Diez “La Jaula de Oro” (The Golden Dream), a film that debuted in the Un Certain Regard selection of the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 and for which Carreras, along and Quemada-Diez , obtained in 2014 the Ariel for Best Original Screenplay and the nomination for the Phoenix Award for the best of Ibero-American Cinema in the Original Screenplay category.

 

In 2017 she was again nominated for the Ariel for best screenplay adapted for her collaboration in the script of the movie Las Aparicio. Carreras, over the years, has received several recognitions as a scriptwriter by CONACULTA, IMCINE and IBERMEDIA.

 

Lucia lives in Mexico City.

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GÁSPARO. Graduated from Communications at the Tec. de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus in 2004, with exchange studies in Melbourne Australia, and Cuba. Selection of the IV International Student Films and Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy in 2005 with his short film “The Loo” in which he was proudly screenwriter, producer, director and editor.

 

He has worked as 1ST AD in Mexico, since 2006 with diverse directors as Harmony Korine, Andreas Nilsson and Matthias Zentner among others, shooting more than 200 tv spots for many countries in the world.

In 2007 he coursed a Diploma program “Photography for Cinema” at ESCAC (Escola Superior de cinema i Audiovosuals de Catalunya ) Barcelona Spain.

In 2010 he started directing tv spots, and has worked in Santos Films, Aca Films, DFLA Films, and Bikini Films, in Mexico and US, as a Freelance Director, shooting around 50 spots.

 

With a fresh and innovative view of the use of the new technologies, he has a free style, and a strong commitment with the publicity industry. Nowadays he develops diverse projects of publicity, film, tv series and content for

the web.

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