The Savvy Creative

Episode 40

Dalya Guerin: from Self Taught Artist (with a Love for Dark Horror) to Film Festivals

Christina Castaneda published on

After spending years in academia, self-taught filmmaker Dalya Guerin left France for Los Angeles. Now she's finished her fourth film, Calws Out, soon to be out on the festival circuit. Listen in this episode as she shares how being a self-taught filmmaker fueled her passion and ambition for telling dark and powerful stories that "move the line in society through conflicted characters". Listen as she shares her latest dystopian film project about abortion and how she uses storytelling to make an impact in the fight for social justice.  

Claws Out has been selected for 2 festivals!

Independent Short Awards in Los Angeles, Silver Award Winner for Best Female Director: 

The American Horrors Film Festival in Lake Geneva, WI:

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