It has been said that Ms. Golian "has a dramatic flair for life and is that rare person who can truly be called a modern Renaissance Woman." She has been a script writer, actor, film producer, oil painter and is an author.

Carla Golian won the Experimental Witch Film Competition for the short film, The Witch of Portobello, based on the book by the same name, sponsored by the legendary author Paulo Coelho. She produced the film and stars as the protagonist of the novel, Athena, under her stage name, Carolena Sabah. Clips from her film were featured on CNN's The Spirit of Storytelling.

Ms. Golian also wrote, produced and stars in Don't Gag Me, a short comedy about a dental dominatrix. Online streaming is available on Amazon Video.