Ingrid Serban was born in Transylvania, Romania and spent the first part of her life studying piano and voice at the Sigismund Toduta Lycee in Cluj-Napoca. When she moved to the US, she continued her music studies alongside acting and filmmaking.
Aside from being featured by CineWomen in their biannual publication on Outstanding Emerging Female Filmmakers of 2015, her award-winning debut film, “All Sales Final” (2014) is accepted by 5 film festivals; Asheville, NC, Chennai, India, Ahmednagar, India, Tiburon, CA and Albuquerque, NM where it won Best Short Film on a Smart Device. Her first short documentary, “Transilvania Frumoasa” (Transylvania the Beautiful) is set to premiere at the Nevada City Film Festival, CA.
Aside from writing and producing short documentaries and narrative films, she creates music videos and has a few ideas in the works.