Carmen Garcia co-directed Nadia's Journey with Nadia Zouaoui and co-produced the film with Yves Bisaillon (NFB). She was raised in Paris where she studied literature. She moved to Montreal in 1973. After studying translation and communication, she worked in publishing and journalism.
In 1983, she began to collaborate on documentary films, assuming a variety of responsibilities, particularly researching, writing and producing. Together with German Gutiérrez, she founded Système D Productions in 1988, which ultimately became Argus Films. Among the films they produced are: Le Système D by German Gutiérrez, La terre des autres by Mary Ellen Davis, L'Église du sida by Gil Courtemanche, and more recently Who Shot My Brother? by German Gutiérrez in co-production with the NFB.
She started directing in 1993, yet continued to write and produce. The films she has directed include Variations on a Familiar Theme (NFB), On a marché sur la terre (a Pixcom series) and Beef Inc. (NFB).
She is currently working on L'école symphonique (which she is directing and producing), Planète poubelle (a film by Denis Blaquière) and L'affaire Coca-Cola (which she is co-directing with German Gutiérrez and co-producing with Yves Bisaillon at the NFB).