The Blackout


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DAniela De CArlo

Writer, Director, Producer

Originally from Argentina, Daniela learned from the best in the US while working with Alexander Payne, Martin Scorsese, David E. Kelley, the Weitz brothers, Forest Whitaker and Tony Scott. In 2010, she co-directed "Qualquer Gato Vira-Lata" for Buena Vista International, which opened wide in Brazil to unprecedented box office success. Daniela was one of six international directors at the helm of "Blue Lips", handpicked by Cannes’ Cinefondation head Georges Goldenstern at Ventana Sur – Latin America’s biggest film market in 2012.

Daniela was awarded with the NBC/Universal Directing Fellowship and appointed to the USA Network show "Royal Pains." She was also one of three directors presenting scenes at the NBC Talent Showcase in November 2013. Some of Daniela’s most recent work includes the fiction short "When We Were in Nice", written by renowned playwright Dan O’Brien; the short doc "On the Brink", about acclaimed choreographer Ryan Heffington; and the docu-webseries "Growing Up Derby" and "Inspiring Women", under her 2Fridas seal.

While "The Blackout" marks Daniela’s first auteur feature, she has multiple other projects in her slate, such as the family drama "Mother of Mist", the coming of age show "Cherry on Top" and the wild-woman-chef-on-the-loose show "New Grit."