Emilia Ruiz was born in Barcelona, Spain and lives in Paris. Director and screenwriter, she holds a Master's Degree in Cinematographic Direction from the European University Campus and San Miguel University in 2015. She is also producer of CLAVELITO Films, a production company she created in 2012, which promotes her short films.
Her artistic career goes through a solid training of actress: Graduated in Technical Meisner by Javier Galitó-Cava and Rachel Adler, she also followed the teachings of John Strasberg, Alejandro Giles, Patrick Wengenroth, Guillermo Ghio, Kari Margolis, Alejandro Catalan, Joseph Alford, Bob McAndrew, Enrique Vargas, Christophe Marchand and Boris Rotenstein.
Emilia has worked as an actress on various short films and plays in Spain. This training completed her explorations in the corporal field, since she already practiced dance (Flamenco, belly dance). She studied the Fitzmaurice method with Catherine Fitzmaurice, Linklater with Christine Adaire, and the Feldenkrais method, bioenergetics, movement and voice.
She has worked as a playwright, stage designer and actor coach for various theater and film projects. Her passion for writing and her acting experience naturally oriented her towards the audiovisual industry. In 2012, she was invited as a Coach of actors on the feature film “El Àrbol sin sombra”. And the same year she made her first short film. In 2018, she was jury president of Cortiamo Film Festival in Sicily.
Currently, Emilia continues with her training. In 2019 she participated in "Film Script Development Workshop" by Julie Ponsonnet and Philippe Barrière at the European Film Production Training Center (CEFPF) as well as in "Script Cycles Workshop” by Sophia Glass at the Aleph-Écriture Training Center.
To date she has written, directed and produced with CLAVELITO Films 5 shorts. His first four short films, screened in numerous international festivals, already total more than 76 Awards and 33 nominations.
Emilia Ruiz is currently preparing a new short film, "I love you my son", which will be one of the 12 short stories constituting the next film by Frédéric Marboeuf, produced by Eighteen Days. His first feature film is also in preparation.