Carmen has had an extensive career in film and television for close to 20 years.With a start in local theatre in Vancouver she quickly gained recognition with a couple of Jesse nominations. Auditions for film started slew of guest starring and recurring roles on many popular TV series as well as prominent roles on a few Feature films. From 2004-2005 Carmen played one of the leads, "Simone", in Vancouver's "Godiva's" and was nominated for a Leo (BC Film/Television Awards) for her performance as the mysterious, sexy bartender. After Godiva's Carmen worked on the Canadian Independent Feature Film "Unnatural & Accidental" where she was honored with the Women in Film & Video Artistic Merit Award for her portrayal of "Rebecca." Unnatural & Accidental also received honorable mention for best Canadian Film in the 2006 Vancouver International Film Festival, and was nominated for "Best Feature" in the 2007 Leo Awards.