Caroline Deruas has directed a number of festival-acclaimed shorts, including L’Étoile de mer selected in 2006 at the Quinzaine des realisateurs, Le feu, le sang, les étoiles selected at the Locarno Festival and Grand Prix at the Bilbao Festival, and Les Enfants de la Nuit, Leopard d’Argent ́ at the Locarno Film Festival, released in cinemas in 2012. She was a resident at the Villa Médicis, the setting for her first feature film, L’Indompteé released in 2017. As screenwriter, Caroline Deruas has collaborated with numerous filmmakers, including Yann Gonzalez, Julia Kowalski, Valéria Bruni- Tedeschi. In particular, she collaborated on the writing of Les Amandiers, Les Estivants and Les Trois Sœurs. With Philippe Garrel, she co-wrote Un Été Brulant, La Jalousie, L’Ombre des Femmes, L’Amant d’un Jour, and Le grand charriot. At the Dora Maar House, she will be working on a screenplay about two Surrealist women, Claude Cahun and her companion Marcel Moore and their story of resistance during the Second World War.