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Delmir de Caralt

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition:

American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1932 - Certificate Award, Second Place, Scenic
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1934 - Honorable Mention
IAC Film Collection, East Anglian Film Archive

Films:

Montserrat (1932)

Memmortigo? (1933)

Profession:

Filmmaker

Biographical Notes:

"Delmiro De Caralt (Barcelona, 1901-1990) was the man who introduced amateur film in Spain in the 1920s. In 1924, he established the Film Library, now named after him. A staunch advocate of independent and experimental films, De Caralt was always thinking of solutions for the technical problems of filmmaking. Also, he was one of the leading figures of the early avant-garde in Spain."

Founded the Delmiro de Caralt Film Library, now located in the Filmoteca de Catalunya's Cinema Library.

Bibliographic Resources:

"Amateur Film Under the Influence of Avant-garde," Punto De Vista International Documentary Film Festival. See also: "Delmir de Caralt" on Catalan Wikipedia.