Èrika Sánchez (1983) is a director, screenwriter and producer. She is the co-founder with Xavi Esteban of the production company Antivaho Cinematográfico.
After a decade working as a personal assistant and script supervisor for other directors, in 2014 she wrote and directed her first feature-length documentary film Mai és tan fosc (It Is Never Darker) with a great reception from the audience and films critics.
In 2020 she wrote, directed and produced the short film Panteres (Panthers), that was premiered in the 70th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (Generation 14Plus) and has been screened at more than 80 Festivals around the world, as well as receiving multiple awards. Panteres is the prelude to the feature film in development The Quiet Women.
She is currently working on the pre-production of the feature film Dietari Final (Final Diary). Co-directed with Ariadna Pujol, an initiative of the Masters Degree in Creative Documentary at from Barcelona’s Pompeu Fabra University.
Erika is the tutor of the Film Seminar for the Degree in Audiovisual Communication in the third year. (Barcelona’s Ramon Llull University).
She has been chosen in the Pilot Mentoring Program (European Rebeca Professional Development Program) to act as a Mentor to a doctor, who is researching about feminism in the series The Handmaid’s Tale.