"Her first short, Shit, achieved different selections and awards around the world: USA, UK, Romania, Mexico…".
Carol Butrón has been recognised in different Spanish media as a multidisciplinary artist, given that she writes, directs, acts and composes the music in her projects, understanding cinema as a creative universe in which everything is connected.
She was born in Madrid in 1986 and she was brought up in Galicia, where she began to act in plays with different companies from the age of nine, taking part in numerous awards.
During adult life she has trained in different disciplines, she has a Degree in Audiovisual Communication and History from the University of Salamanca and she also has a Master’s Degree in Digital Journalism. Also, she has followed different acting courses in schools such as Theatre for the People and the Instituto del Cine de Madrid and she has studied scriptwriting at la Factoría del Guion. In the beginning of her studies she was granted by the Community of Madrid with an scolarship for Academic Excelence.
As a director, she has done different short films in the field of fiction and non-fiction. Her previous fiction project, Shit, achieved different international selections, amongst which it was selected at the Gijón International Film Festival.
Her latest project, “FAITH”, is an ambitious short film about a story of friendship between two parallel universes. It has gestated for almost three years with the participation of professionals and artists of note such as Elisabet Gelabert (Élite, Gigantes), Jorge Andreu (30 monedas, Mientras dure la guerra) from different countries and the soundtrack was created by the renowned producers Brian Hunt (Russian Red, Annie B. Sweet) and Juan Diego Gosálvez.
Apart from her activity as a director and scriptwriter, as an actress she has taken part in numerous productions, short films and feature films for cinema and television, including the documentary "Rest in Pixels" for the BBC London.
In line with this multidisciplinary vision of cinema, Carol plays several instruments and composes music, this being a key element in her film-making and “FAITH”.
Carol has also given several talks and interviews, amongst which in the Ateneo de Madrid, talking about the “multidisciplinary artist” and she has also been a broadcaster for the radio programme “Desayuno con Liantes”, on Radio Pública de Asturias.
She is founder and CEO of the production company AURA Pictures.