Carolina Markowicz has written and directed six short films, which have been selected for more than three hundred festivals and have received numerous awards. The Orphan (2018), her best-recognised work, had its premiere in the Director’s Fortnight of the Festival de Cannes, where it won the Queer Palm. Since 2021, Markowicz has been a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her debut feature, Charcoal (2022), premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to play at the San Sebastián International Film Festival. Toll (2023) is her second feature film.