Isabel is a filmmaker and creative writer from Barcelona, with an educational background in History of Art BA (Universitat Autònoma) and Film and TV Screenwriting MBA (Fundació Taller de Guionistas), both in her hometown. Then moved to London for two years, where she got her first jobs in the Media field and trained in Film Direction (Raindance Film School) and in Film and Media Studies (Birbeck University and British Film Institute). She also spent some months in Cuba to take part in the Advanced Screenwriting Postgraduate Workshop at the prestigious EICTV. Since then she has attended several seminars and courses, the Documentary Scriptwriting Workshop at CCCB Barcelona 2009 or the Dok Leipzig Crossmedia Lab 2014 are only two examples of her continuous updating.
Since 2000 she happily works in film direction, writing and research departments for international and awarded projects, mainly documentaries, commercials and art projects. Native bilingual Catalan and Spanish and completely fluent in English and Italian as she lived and worked in Rome for a few years too. She is currently based in Berlin and Barcelona but works internationally.
Her work stands out for: strong storytelling, powerful images, special found footage, creative challenges, positive teamwork and social awareness.
Vocational writer and committed visual storyteller, aiming to portray most human and genuine sides of life. Engaged with reality, environmental responsibility and social awareness. Fascinated by found footage and giving it a new life.
Wide experience on all facets of research -images, content, production-: mood boards, archives, stock film, photography, concepts, characters, stories, locations, documents, press and particularly special footage and its licensing. High profile commercials and international co-produced documentaries.
Free-form creative mind and insatiably curious. Always willing to explore new forms of expression and to collaborate with all kinds of professionals and artists: AV installations, multimedia performances, theatre, Art concept writing…