University of Technology, Sydney
Carla is a new media creative director and producer with a background in writing and directing for film and television.
Her award-winning film and television credits include The Vegetable Mob, a documentary about her Sicilian relatives and their passion for tomatoes, Susie Is a Fiah, about Susie Maroney's first failed attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida, Island Style, a documentary which examines young Polynesians and hip-hop culture, and Above The Dust Level, a short comedy about neurotic apartment dwellers. She has also directed episodes of television drama, and was a co-creator and writer on the SBS developed comedy-drama series Fat Tuesday.
While completing a Masters of Interactive Multimedia at the University of Technology, Sydney, Carla began working in new media, producing interactive television for Austar's subscription TV service, providing creative direction and writing for Telstra’s Integration Lab, and producing a range of web-based interactive projects including BigPond’s Viiv Movie Download service, which was nominated for an Interactive Emmy Award, and Reach Out Central, an online interactive story/game that was awarded the International Why Games Matter Award.
Carla has participated in a number of cross-platform innovation labs, in both Australia and the UK, and is currently completing a Doctorate of Creative Arts at the University of Technology, Sydney.