Karla Quintero is a Panamanian cultural manager, audiovisual producer and social communicator. She began her career as an audiovisual producer and social communicator in 2005 after getting her bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Marketing with an emphasis in Digital Video Production. She got her postgraduate degree in Management and Cultural Administration from the National University of the Arts in Argentina where she created Buenos Aires para Panamá: The Panamanian Film Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in which she is the sole manager and programmer since 2014. She also started managing projects for independent artists and private and public entities. Karla has been the Head of Industry at the International Film Festival of Panama since 2016, organizing educational activities and trainings for industry professionals, emerging filmmakers and students. She also coordinates and programmes Primera Mirada, IFF Panama’s Works in Progress fund created exclusively for films that are produced in Central America and the Caribbean region.
IG & TWITTER: @karlaquinterot