INMA DE REYES CASAS
Inma is a filmmaker born in Spain, based in Scotland, where she graduated in Film Directing at the Edinburgh College of Art. Her debut documentary short “To Be a Torero” premiered in Sheffield Doc/Fest in 2018. She is currently working on her first feature film with Aconite Productions, 'El Niño y el Traje de Luces / The Boy and the Suit of Lights', in an international co-production with Rustic Canyon (USA), awarded by Chicken & Egg Pictures.
Inma was selected to join Interaction 2018 in Serbia, where she directed 'Osamdeset Dinara'. She has also been selected at Bridging the Gap to direct 'Vivir Bailando', produced by Noe Mendelle at Scottish Documentary Institute, a short film that premiered at EIFF 2019. Inma’s first TV director credit aired in August at BBC Scotland with Isabel’s Independence, a 30-minute documentary about a Spanish immigrant in Edinburgh.
As a filmmaker, she works freelancing for organisations or individuals across Scotland as well as working at Media Education, a community enterprise in Edinburgh.
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PROGRAMMING FOR IBERODOCS 2022
07 March 2022
Inma will be programming the shorts selection along with co-director Nelisa Alcalde, where they will showcase Isabel's Independece under the theme 'migration'. Join their screenings and Q&As following Iberodocs.
EXPLORING IDENTITY AND DOCUMENTARY AT SQIFF
OCTOBER 10, 2021
As part of SQIFF, Inma will be delivering a workshop with Steven Fraser Identity & Documentary, with Scottish Documentary Institute. You can sign up submitting your project for feedback if you wish.
ISABEL'S INDEPENDENCE ON LOCAL SPANISH TV
OCTOBER 4, 2021
Upon being premiered, Isabel's Independence, co-directed by Inma de Reyes and Nelisa Alcalde, has made an impact on Spanish audiences for showing Spaniard Isabel struggle and thrive as an immigrant in the UK.
Newspaper Mediterraneo, Nius and MeditTV have interviews the directors on the topic.
ISABEL'S INDEPENDENCE PREMIERES AT 20:00
AUGUST 12, 2021
After a year in production, dealing with the newness of the pandemic and learning how to work remotely, a premiere date has arrived for Isabel's Independence; Inma and Nelisa's debut on TV credits.
It will screen at 20:00 at BBC Scotland channel and then it will be available to watch online on iPlayer.
AWARDED (EGG)CELERATOR LAB GRANT BY CHICKEN & EGG PICTURES
Debut feature 'The Boy and the Suit of Lights' selected for the prestigious lab run by Chicken & Egg Pictures in New York. Only two female directors in Scotland have ever been awarded this highly competitive grant that receives thousands of applications worldwide every year. Out of more than 3.000 projects, only 10 filmmakers have been selected; Inma is one of them.
CREATIVE FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
July 20, 2023
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