Wednesday, December 1, 2021

PIGGY

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    Sara Clements
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    Opportunity to interview director Carlota Pereda

    Cerdita (Piggy) shares the story of a teen who is bullied for her weight, this topical female-led drama has won more than 50 prestigious film awards and been selected for over 200 high profile film festivals. Among the awards was the Oscar-qualifying Best Live Action Shorts Film Award at the Goya’s (Academy of the Arts and Cinematographical Sciences of Spain). Alongside the award-winning female director Carlota Pereda, over sixty-five percent of the cast and crew are women.

    Writer/director Carlota Pereda has spent her career working in television. She has been a screenwriter and script supervisor for series such as Periodistas and Motivos Personales, has directed series, Acacias 38, El secreto de Puente Viejo, LEX and Lalola and has worked as realizadora on series such as Los Hombres de Paco, Red Eagle, Luna, the Mystery of Calenda and B&b, de boca en boca, for which she got an Iris nomination. Her first short, Las Rubias (The Blondes) was selected in over 141 festivals worldwide. Carlota was selected to be part of the Focus CoPro at Cannes Film Festival and won the Pop Up Residency. There Will be Monsters is her upcoming short and third film.

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