Valérie Delpierre created Inicia Films in 2006 with an eye to developing projects from up-and-coming talent and placing special interest in their international careers. Since then, she has produced several fiction features, documentaries and shorts.
Highlights of her projects include David Ilundain’s debut B, winner of the 2016 Feroz Special Prize; Summer 1993, Carla Simón’s debut feature, selected by the Spanish Film Academy to represent Spain in the 2018 Oscars and Best Debut winner at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival; the short film The Disinherited by Laura Ferrés, which won the Goya and Gaudí awards in that category, as well as the International Critics’ Week at Cannes 2017; and GreyKey by Enric Ribes, which won the Best Documentary Short Prize at Malaga Film Festival as well as at Documenta Madrid 2019.
Upcoming theatrical releases include Pilar Palomero’s first narrative feature Schoolgirls (Las Niñas) which played at the 2020 Berlin FF, David Ilundain second feature film Uno para todos world premiered at Miami F.F and the documentary La Flota de las Indias by Antonio P. Molero.
At the same time, Delpierre continues her work on the development of new projects from her auteurs, like França Xica by Pilar Palomero, La Paca from David Ilundain, and Cantando en las azoteas by Enric Ribes. She has also incorporated new talent like Camila Moreiras, filmmaker of the experimental short Sine Die, and Alex Lora with the project Mi casa en llamas.
She is also an active member of the boards of the Federation of Producers association PROA, the Spanish Academy of Cinema and the European Film Academy