Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Writer
Ella Es El Matador (She Is the Matador) marks Spanish filmmaker Gemma Cubero's directorial debut. Previously she worked as associate producer and researcher on Lourdes Portillo's award-winning POV documentary Señorita Extraviada, about the killing of women in Juarez. Cubero also produced, with Julio Medem, the feature-length documentaries What's Under Your Hat? and One Percent: Schizophrenia. In 2006 she founded Talcual Films, an independent production company based in the United States and Spain. Now living in San Francisco, Cubero received a bachelor's degree, cum laude, in journalism from Elon University in Elon, N.C.
Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor, Writer
Celeste Carrasco is a native of Barcelona, Spain. Her film credits include first assistant director on Marta Balletbo-Coll's Honey, I've Sent the Men to the Moon, production manager on Lourdes Portillo's Señorita Extraviada and producer on Lisset Barcellos' Both. Previously, she received sponsorship from the Smithsonian Institution to conduct research at the Film and Media Department of the Exploratorium in San Francisco. She currently works in the technical department of the Madrid Opera House, combining her film work with theater.