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Carla Sospedra

Spain

Biography

Born in Barcelona in 1982 after graduating in Psychology and training and working as an actress, she decides to move to the other side of the camera and develops various roles in the film industry. In 2007 co-founded the production company Cassette Films, with which co-directs, produces and presents a television mini-series. In 2009 she enters Miss Wasabi Films as Isabel Coixet’s right hand. There she produces the documentaries: “Aral, the lost sea”, “Listening To Judge Garzón” (Goya for Best Documentary 2011), “The footprint of your voice”, “White Tide” or “Talking about Rose, prisoner of Hissène Habré” among other titles, and collaborates as an associate and line producer in the feature film “Yesterday Never Ends” (silver Biznaga best film in Malaga Spanish film festival 2013). In 2015 she produces Belén Funes first short-film, “Sara’s Runaway”, (Best Short-film and best director in Malaga Spanish Film Festival) and the documentary about Isabel Coixet “Words, maps, secrets and other things” directed by Elena Trapé. In 2017 she produces Belén Funes second Short Film “The Hopeless”, premiered in Seminci (Valladolid Film Festival) and nominated to Gaudí’s Awards. That same year she also produces “The Spirit of Painting. Cai Guo-Qiang in El Prado” a documentary by Isabel Coixet about the artists work for the Prado Museum in Madrid. In 2018 she participates in Eave Producers workshop and begins her career as an independent producer. Her first project is a short film directed by Carla Simón called “If then else” produced with Avalon PC. Her next project is “What have we done wrong?”, a feature by Liliana Torres. Her aim is to help to develop new female talent careers. She is the coordinator of Acciocurts, a short film lab held by the women filmmakers’ association Dones Visuals, and is a member of its board committee.

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