FICM Mexican

Carreras, Lucía

Dirección, Guión. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, 1973

Lucía Carreras

She studied communication at the Jesuit University of Guadalajara (ITESO, in Spanish) and received a master’s degree in screenwriting from the Intercontinental University (UIC) in Mexico City. She participated in more than 10 film screenings and festivals around the world with her first feature film Nos vemos, papá (2011), including the 9th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM); the 39th Iberoamerican Film Festival of Huelva, Spain; the 17th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), India; the 47th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF), Czech Republic; and the 28th Haifa International Film Festival, Israel. This work was part of the Program IBERMEDIA in 2012; the Ibero-American Co-production Meeting at the 16th Guanajuato International Film Festival (FICG), Mexico; and the 2nd Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum of the 61st San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain. It also won a Jury Special Award for Best Actress for Cecilia Suárez at the 16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival. She was nominated for an Ariel for Best Original Screenplay at the 52nd Ariel Awards Ceremony, Mexico, for her work in Año Bisiesto (2010) by Michael Rowe, which was presented at the 8th FICM, and she won an Ariel for Best Original Screenplay at the 56th Ariel Awards Ceremony for her work in La jaula de oro (2013) by Diego Quemada-Diez, film that won the Best First or Second Mexican Feature Length Film, the Audience Award and the Guerrero Press Award at the 11th FICM. Her second feature film La casa más grande del mundo, co-directed with Ana V. Bojórquez, was part of the Official Selection of the 13th FICM.