As a director, I find writing as a process of healing and encounter, an intimate conversation in which my heart finds itself in others’ spirits, wanting to understand and connect.
Company
La Fiebre Films
Carlos Ormeño Palma (Peru, 1994) is a director, producer and screenwriter based in Lima, selected by La Fémis for the Université d’été 2021 and Talents Buenos Aires 2021. His passion as a filmmaker borns from family memory, identity and social justice.
Carlos has directed six short films including “The distance of Time” and “The Weight of Air”, winner of the Peruvian Fund for Shorts Production. He is currently developing his first autobiographical feature film entitled “The scent of Walls”, recently selected in CineQuaNonLab.
At the same time, Carlos teaches filmmaking to Peruvian young people at a local university and works as a journalist for an independent online newspaper named lamula.pe
In 2017, Carlos worked as a 1AD in the film “Song without a name”.
  • Producer (3 Credits)
    The distance of Time2021
    Short
    Backwards2017
    Experimental, Short
    Understand2016
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Writer (3 Credits)
    The distance of Time2021
    Short
    Backwards2017
    Experimental, Short
    Understand2016
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Director (3 Credits)
    The distance of Time2021
    Short
    Backwards2017
    Experimental, Short
    Understand2016
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Director of Photography (2 Credits)
    Backwards2017
    Experimental, Short
    Understand2016
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Editor (1 Credit)
    The distance of Time2021
    Short
  • Editing / Sound mixing (1 Credit)
    Backwards2017
    Experimental, Short
  • Editing and Sound mixing (1 Credit)
    Understand2016
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    Understand2016
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
Official Selection - New Departures
The distance of Time
29th Raindance Film Festival
London
2021
Official Selection
Backwards
2018 Festival Nazionale Del Cinema E Della Televisione Di Benevento - BCT
Benevento
2018
Official Selection
Backwards
2018 Lima Independiente International Film Festival
Lima
2018
Latin-American Selection
Backwards
2018 Bogotá Experimental Film Festival / CineAutopsia
Bogota
2018
Official Selection - Fiction
Backwards
2018 Festival Internacional de Cine Silente
Puebla
2018
Official Selection
Understand
2018 Bogotá Experimental Film Festival / CineAutopsia
Bogota
2018
Best editing
Understand
2018 Film Under Severe Experiment
Karlovac
2018
Official Selection
Backwards
2017 GEOFILMFESTIVAL and EXPOCINEMA
Cittadella
2017
Iternational Selection
Backwards
2017 Jaffna International Cinema Festival
Jaffna
2017
College
La Fémis
Université d'été
2021
College
San Ignacio de Loyola University
Journalism and media
20122016
Current City
Paris
Hometown
Lima
As a director, I find writing as a process of healing and encounter, an intimate conversation in which my heart finds itself in others’ spirits, wanting to understand and connect.
Company
La Fiebre Films
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