Meritxell A. Valls was trained as director and scriptwriter at ESCAC filmschool. In her professional career outside the school, she worked in the production company Filmax, working with great professionals of the cinema industry. She quickly stand out and began to participate in the development of scripts such as "The Muse", the latest film by Jaume Balaguero and "100 meters" by Marcel Barrena. At the same time, she collaborated in the development of the TV series "Se quien eres" by Pau Freixas.
“The Flapping of the Hummingbird” is her first professional short film. In wich she directs actors with long and solid careers in the cinema, such as Adria Collado (Dos a la carta, Fumata Blanca, Aqui no hay quien viva), Igor Szpakowski (Pulseras rojas, La propria pell) and Helena Miquel (No habra paz para los malvados). With “The Flapping of the Hummingbird” Meritxell won the screenwriter first award of ABCguionistas(an important community of screenwriters) and she was selected on the 50t h anniversary of SitgesFilmFestival in the official section New Visions.