Carmen Jiménez (Spain)

Carmen Jiménez was born in Seville, Spain. She majored in Communications at Seville University. While in her senior year at college, she created Saint Denis, a production company that produced several short films and theater plays, including an opera. In 2004, she received a Master’s in Audiovisual Companies Management at the Media Business School in Spain. After that, she worked at Sogecine-Sogepaq, the biggest production and distribution company in Spain. Films such as Mataharis (by Iciar Bollaín), Déficit (by Gael García Bernal) and Caótica Ana (by Julio Medem) are some of the titles she handled during this period. Awarded a full scholarship by laCaixa, Carmen moved to New York in 2008. She just finished her third year at Columbia University working towards an M.F.A. in Film Writing and Directing. Inés y Teresa is her second feature script, developed with La Claqueta, a production company based in Spain.

Inés y Teresa— Spain, 1903. When Inés decides to dress up as a man and marries her best friend Teresa to protect her from the shame of being a single mother, she ends up forever changed as she discovers a completely unknown side of her identity.