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About Me

Editor, Filmmaker

Carla Roda is an award winning editor and director from Barcelona, Spain who has been based in Los Angeles since 2014. She devoted her career to becoming a director and editor not only in Spain, but also internationally - working in France, Canada, Australia and now the US.


Television credits include the docu-series Phenoms (Fox Searchlight), winner at Tribeca Film Festival.

Film credits include "We Stand Corrected: Dannemora" an alternative narrative to Ben Stiller's Showtime limited series, Escape at Dannemora; "Our Quinceañera" (Winner: Audience Award for Best Documentary at The Bentonville Film Festival and Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Panamanian International Film Festival in Los Angeles); "Vote Neil" (Tribeca Film Festival 2020 Official Selection in Documentary Shorts, which was also licensed by NBC News and Meet The Press, Revry (AFI Fest, Hot Springs Documentary Festival, Hollyshorts, Cinequest, Indi Shorts, American Documentary Film Festival, Original Thinkers, WINNER: Best Shout (LGBTQ) Short at Sidewalk Film Festival.); The Green Wave, winner Best Feature Documentary at the Los Angeles Film Festival, recently acquired by Screen Media.


In 2019 she was selected to be one of the mentees in the “Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship”. A program designed to cultivate the careers of emerging editors from diverse backgrounds.


Before she found her passion for documentary, Carla produced over 15 short films and edited more than 50 projects including films, commercials and music videos. Her short film “Camila” which she Produced, Directed and Edited won a Silver Award for the best cinematography in LA Film Awards. It was also a Official Selection Los Angeles Cine Fest and Official Selection in Austin international Film festival as well for Winner at Best Shorts Film Competition - Women Filmmaker.

Carla has most recently edited the documentary series " Menudo Forever Young" for HBO Max.



(Director, Producer, Editor)

​Official Selection Cannes Short Film Corner

Winner Best Cinematography at LA Short Awards

Winner at Best Shorts Film Competition - Women Filmmaker

Finalist Los Angeles CineFest

Semi - Finalist at Hollywood Screenings Film Festival

Official Selection Neu World International Festival

Official Selection YoFiFest

Official Selection at Los Angeles Film Festival

Winner “Best Editing”at 31st Los Angeles Film Festival


(Director, Producer, Editor)​

Barcelona Planet Film Festival

Short to the Point Film Festival

Winner “Best Editing”at 31st Los Angeles Film Festival


Official Selection at Cannes Short Film Corner 

Winner Best Thriller at Los Angeles Independent Film 

Official Selection CineFest, Los Angeles


LA Shorts Awards 2017 Winner

Festigious International Film Competition LA 2017 Winner

Los Angeles Film Awards Winner

NYC Indie Film Awards 2017 Winner

Gold Movie Awards Goddess Nike Winner

Actors Awards Los Angeles- Best Actress- Winner

Connect Film Festival- Semi Finalist

Accolade Global Film Competition Winner

Los Angeles Cine Fest- Semi Finalist

Official Selection LAIFFA 2017

Official Selection Short & Sweet Film Festival

Official Selection PIFFin Los Angeles


Official Selection at Cannes Short Film Corner 

Official Selection SABC EKURHULENI International Festival

Official Selection Burbank International Film Festival

Official Selection Festival International the Cerdenya Cyborg Film 

Official Selection Festival de Cine de la Infancia y la adolescencia

de Bogota Official Selection

Finalist Sabc Ekurhuleni International


Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival 

Official Selection AFI FEST

Official Selection Indy Shorts

Official Selection Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Official Selection American Documentary and

Animation Film Festival

Official Selection HollyShorts Film Festival

Official Selection Cinequest Film Festival


Official Selection San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Winner Best Documentary at Cine Sol Film Festival

Audience Award Documentary at Bentonville Film Festival

Audience Award Documentary at Panamanian

International Film Festival

Official Selection San Diego Latino Film Festival


Award Nominee Indie Short Film Festival



Official Selection Festival International du Court Métrage

en Outaouais

Sofia independent Film Festival

Official Selection Big Apple Film Festival

The Wanyards Festiival Official Selection 

Fort Lauderdale Film Festival 

Award of Distinction Canada Shorts Film Festival 

Official Selection BELIFFOfficial Selection 

Toronto Film Festival Official Selection 

DC Film Festival Official 

Selection Louisville's International Film Festival

Official Selection SoursiCorti Film festival.


Platinum Award - FAME'US International Film Festival 

Official Selection Dances with Kidz Official Selection Festival 

Official Selection Burbank International Film Festival 

Finalist film competition in Walnut Creek, CA 

Official Selection San Diego International Kids Film Festival 

Official Selection Hollyshorts Film Festival in Hollywood 

Official Selection Scare LA in Pasadena

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