Carles Torrens

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Carles Torrens
Born1984 (age 39–40)
NationalitySpanish
Other namesCarlos Torrens
Alma materChapman University
Occupations
Years active2003–present
Known forMultiple film awards
Notable workSequence (2013)[1]
ParentSalvador Torrens (father)

Carles Torrens (born 1984) is a Spanish film and television director, screenwriter, editor, and producer,[2] known for his award-winning short films and his 2011 feature film debut Apartment 143 (Emergo).[3][4]

Early life

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Torrens was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1984, and lived there until he turned 18. He moved to the United States to pursue film and graduated from Chapman University where he completed the short films Coming to Town in 2006 and Delaney in 2008. After graduating, he directed Apartment 143 marking it as his 2011 feature film debut.[5][6]

Filmography

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His film project Pet, starring Dominic Monaghan, Ksenia Solo, Jennette McCurdy, and Nathan Parsons[7] debuted at the South by Southwest Film festival during March 2016.[8] Writer Brant Hughes brought a film pitch forVisceral to Solipsist Films and, based upon the success of Apartment 143 and Sequence, Torrens was brought aboard the project as director.[2]

Television

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Film

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  • Beyond Re-Animator (2003) (assistant screenwriter)
  • Frank's First Love (2005) (editor)
  • Coming to Town (2006) (writer, director, editor)
  • Plou a Barcelona (2008) (director)
  • Greg and Emilia (2008) as Groomsman
  • Delaney (film) (2008) (writer, director)
  • In Utero (2010) (writer)
  • Noel Schajris: Momentos (2010) (writer, director)
  • Cuatro Estaciones [es] (2010) as Bailarín Agresivo
  • Apartment 143 (2011) (director)
  • M Is for Mom (2013) (director) (submitted for ABCs of Death 2, later published as part of ABCs of Death 2.5)
  • Sequence (2013) (writer, director)[1]
  • Les Nenes no Haurien de Jugar al Futbol (2014) (producer)
  • Hide and Seek (2014) (director)
  • Pet (2016) (director, producer).[8][9][10]
  • Visceral (pre-production, 2016) (director)[2]

Recognition

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In 2012, Film de Culte referred to Torrens "a promising director".[3]

Partial awards

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References

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  1. ^ a b Brown, Todd (12 March 2015). "Watch Carles Torrens' Award Winning Short Film SEQUENCE". Twitch Film. Archived from the original on 2016-03-26. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Yamato, Jen (23 June 2014). "'Apartment 143' Helmer Carles Torrens Gets 'Visceral'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b Bardot, Nicolas (2012). "Entretien avec Carles Torrens" (in French). Film de Culte.
  4. ^ Earnshaw, Helen (11 October 2012). "Carles Torrens Exclusive Chat". Female First. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Sequence". marvinwayne.com. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Carles Torrens Biografía director" (in Spanish). Sitges Film Festival. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  7. ^ Wanchope (18 August 2015). "Comienza el rodaje de 'Pet', lo nuevo de Carles Torrens" (in Spanish). El Séptimo Arte. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  8. ^ a b Gettell, Oliver (9 February 2016). "SXSW 2016 Midnighters include Hush, Pet, remastered Phantasm". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  9. ^ Kroll, Justin (11 August 2015). "Jennette McCurdy to Co-Star in Indie 'Pet'". Variety. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  10. ^ Kit, Borys (10 August 2015). "Dominic Monaghan, Ksenia Solo to Star in Indie Thriller 'Pet'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  11. ^ "2009 Winners". International Student Film Festival Hollywood. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  12. ^ Torres, Marta (21 July 2010). "Delaney de Carles Torrens se impone en el Cryptshow Festival" (in Spanish). Herme Naute. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  13. ^ "2010 winners". Route 66 Film Festival. 2010. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
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