Almudena Carracedo

Born in Madrid, Spain, Almudena has developed her professional career in the US, where she directed and produced her debut film, the Emmy-winning feature documentary Made in L.A., which received critical acclaim. She is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Creative Capital Fellow, a Sundance Time Warner Documentary Fellow, a United States Artists Fellow, and the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Illinois Wesleyan University. Prior to Made in L.A., she directed the short documentary Welcome, A Docu-Journey of Impressions, which won Silverdocs’ Sterling Prize. In 2012 Almudena returned to Spain to begin work on The Silence of Others.