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Carlos Ormeño Palma - Director - Peruvian independent films


Peruvian filmmaker and alumnus of La Fémis - Université d'été 2021, Oberhausen Seminar 2022, Berlinale Talents 2022 and Talents Buenos Aires 2021. His passion as a filmmaker is born from family memory, identity, and social justice.

His recent short film The distance of Time has been selected at the 29th Raindance Film Festival and the 68th Oberhausen International Short Film Festival. His second fiction short, The weight of Air, won the Peruvian National Fund for Short Films and is currently in pre-production. In 2021 he directed La langue inconnue du Soleil couchant in France.

He is developing his first autobiographical feature film entitled The scent of Walls, selected by Mexican Screenplay lab CineQuaNonLab 2021.


Carlos teaches film at the University Catholic of Peru and produces audiovisual content for a Peruvian independent media paper. In 2017, Carlos worked as 1AD in the film "Song without a Name" by Melina León.