Back Sourdis, Carolina


Communication Department
CINEMA, Center for Aesthetic Research on Audiovisual Media

PhD in Communication from Pompeu Fabra University (2018) with a thesis on the film essay as a dialectic of filmic creation (Cum Laude Mention). Her profile combines filmic creation and cultural management with academic research. She is an associate professor of the Audiovisual Communication Degree in the Communication Department of the UPF and teaches Documentary Writing workshops in the Master in Creative Documentary at UPF-BSM. Her main lines of research are montage and visual essay, applied research methodologies in film studies and archive and memory in Colombian cultural production. She has participated in several research projects of Grup CINEMA, and collaborates with film pedagogy projects for young people. She won in 2019 the short film production fund from the Colombian Film Development Fund FDC, and in 2020 the short film production grant from ICEC. She has participated with film pieces in International Festivals such as the San Sebastian International Film Festival, Fajr International Film Festival and MIDBO, among others. She has published several book chapters in high impact publishers, such as Routledge, and academic articles in indexed journals such as New Cinemas, Alphaville, Cuadernos del cine colombiano, among others.