In 2005 she finished her degree in Theatre Studies from ESMAE (Superior School of Music and Performing Arts) and has worked as a professional actress (theatre and film) until 2012.

In the same year she finished her master degree in Contemporary Artistic Creation (Aveiro University).

And last year she started another master program in Museology at the Faculty of Arts (Oporto University).

Currently she works as a technical director in a museum but maintains a regular activity in animation, illustration, video, arts and graphic design.

Between 2011 and 2018 she was selected in several competitions such as FUSO (Lisbon International Video Art Festival), Young creators exhibition and Imaginarius young illustrators award. She also entered CreArt2 (Network of cities for artistic creation) as a selected artist.

Carla Chambel was born at Amadora in 1976. She has academic studies in Actors’s Training from the Superior School of Theatre and Cinema of Lisbon.

Carla started as an actress on Theatre in 1995, playing The Dispute of Marivaux, directed by João Perry, on Teatro da Trindade’s stage, in Lisbon.

Since there, she has been working with several Portuguese theatre companies and cinema directors, portuguese and foreigners.

Main roles on Amália, The Film, directed by Carlos Coelho da Silva and 4th Division of Joaquim Leitão.

In 2016, Carla received the Sophia Supporting Role prize, from the Portuguese Film Academy.

Carla regularly works on TV series and soap operas, as well does movie dubbing and publicity locution.

She has been coaching at several acting schools and workshops.

Since 2014, Carla is Vice-president of The Portuguese Film Academy and yearly produces the Portuguese participation on EFA Young Audience Award.

She plays as Jury at several national Cinema Fests, like Sophia Estudante, Indie Lisboa, Caminhos do Cinema Português, FESTin, 48 Film Project Lisboa, and Shortcutz Ovar.

Starter and main producer of the company Squatter Factory in 2014, Luis had the chance to develop an exchange program at Savage Film in Belgium and with RT Features in São Paulo.

Founder, main promoter & creative director of GUIÕES – Portuguese Language Screenplay Festival, PLOT – Professional Script Lab and DRAMA.pt.

Head of Development for Film & TV projects at BRO Cinema.

Luis’ first professional films are currently being developed, produced & released.