Carla Simón (Barcelona, 1986) studied at the University Autonomous of Barcelona and the University of California. She was awarded a scholarship to an MA program at the London Film School. SUMMER 1993, her autobiographical debut, premiered at the Berlinale 2017 where it won the Best First Film Award.
Dominga Sotomayor (Santiago, 1985) debuted in feature films with THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY, 2012. She made history at the Locarno Film Festival in 2018 becoming the first woman to win the Golden Leopard Award for Best Direction for her film TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG.