Isabel is a film director and screenwriter from Barcelona, with an educational background in Art History studies (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Film and TV Screenwriting postgrade (Fundació Taller de Guionistas, Barcelona). She started her career in London where she lived for two years, there 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). Later she completed her training in Cuba, at the prestigious EICTV with the Advanced Screenwriting postgraduate course. She has never stopped updating, the Documentary Scriptwriting Workshop at CCCB (Barcelona) in 2009 or the Dok Leipzig Crossmedia Lab 2014 are only two examples of many.
Since 2000 she happily works in film direction, screenwriting and visual/content research departments for international and awarded projects, mainly documentaries and commercials but also art projects. She is native bilingual Catalan and Spanish and completely fluent in English and Italian, as she lived and worked in Rome for a few years as well.
She currently lives between 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 history, 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 projects…