Chiara Malta has directed several short films including a trilogy on childhood that have been selected for and awarded at numerous international festivals.
After her feature-length documentary Armando e la politica for la Lucarne (Arte/ZDF), she became an artist-in-residence at the Villa Medici (Rome).
Her first feature film, Simple Women, featuring Jasmine Trinca and Elina Löwensohn, was the opening film for the Discovery category of the Toronto International Film Festival in 2019.
She regularly directs episodes for French TV series Chronicles of the Sun and is currently in Italy shooting the first season of a series produced by Grøenlandia and Fidelio.
Chicken for Linda! is her first feature animation.