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Carl West

Carl West

Director

Director, Screenwriter, Producer. 1943 Born in Kikinda, Yugoslavia. 1955 Emigrates to the U.S.A. 1965/1970 Study dramatic art in Madrid Spain. Under Maestro Walter Coy. Acts in the films: Papillón, They Call Him La Madrina, Colombian Conection, El Misterio del Cóndor and Los Elegido. 1984 Founding member of the CINETALLER group, Bogotá Colombia. He writes the script and directs the medium-length film "La mejor de mis Navajas". Best Colombian Short Film Award - XXVII Cartagena International Film Festival 1987. 1987 Enters Colombian Television. He ventured into the adaptation of national literary works (telefilms and series) that received awards and recognition from critics and viewers. Since the 90s he lives in Ecuador where he introduced on national television Miniseries and Telefilms of high aesthetic quality and thematic variety, among which are the adaptations "El Chulla Romero y Flores", "Siete Lunas y Siete Serpientes", "El cojo Navarrete ”, “A la Costa”, “Sé que vienen a matarme”, among others. In 2009 he directed the feature film “Zuquillo Exprés” a comedy, with the highest box office of the genre.