Isa Campo (Girona, 1975) is a scriptwriter, director, producer and professor of film direction at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.
She is the other half of the film production company La Termita Films, founded with her partner the filmmaker Isaki Lacuesta, with whom she shared the joy of winning the San Sebastián Film Festival’s Concha de Oro in 2018 for their feature film “Entre dos aguas”, that closes a humanistic journey initiated 12 years ago with “La leyenda del tiempo” (2006).
Campo has been an essential force behind the films directed by Lacuesta, among them the hit of “Los pasos dobles” (2011), winner of the Concha de Oro in San Sebastián. Other notable titles she has written include: “El cuaderno de barro” (2011), about a trip to Africa with the painter Miquel Barceló; “Los condenados” (2009), starring Argentine militants, and “La noche que no acaba” (2010), about Ava Gardner’s passage through Spain. “La próxima piel”, an award-winning psychological thriller starring Emma Suárez, Sergi López and Àlex Monner, is her first feature film as a director.Campo has also worked with Icíar Bollaín, Joost Van Ginkel and Federico Veiroj.
In 2018, the Filmoteca Española dedicated a complete retrospective to the tandem she composes with Lacuesta.