Carlo Padial (Barcelona, 1977) is a film director, writer and screenwriter. He has written and directed the films My Crazy Erasmus (2012), Something Very Fat (2017) and You Are My Movie (2019). He is also the director and co-writer of the fiction series Doctor Portuondo (2021) and the documentary series Crímenes Online (2022). He has published three books, including Doctor Portuondo (2017, Blackie Books), which he recently adapted himself into a series produced by Filmin. The series Doctor Portuondo is currently the most watched series in the history of the Filmin platform. Later this year he will publish his new novel, called Contenido, also with Blackie Books.
He was also a contributor to Late Motiv with Andreu Buenafuente, on Movistar+’s #0 for three seasons, and to APM? From TV3 for two seasons. He has also been video director of Grupo Zeta (El Periódico, Sport, Cuore, etc) and director of PlayGround Originals, and many of his videos have been viral videos of enormous success, such as ‘Quiero ser Negro’, the series of reports dedicated to the ‘Swaggers’, “Go, Ibiza, Go!” or ‘La Vergüenza de Existir’, among others.