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Marta Ravani

Marta Ravani




Decision Maker 2019
Decision Maker 2011
Decision Maker 2008


Marta has a long-standing career within the international film community and worked in production in Paris before venturing into international sales and acquisitions for Funny Balloons where she was responsible for the acquisition of Tony Manero by Pablo Larrain. In 2014, Marta joined TF1 Studio as international sales manager and the following year she moved to London to join Protagonist Pictures as director of digital, video and TV sales. Recently she has spearheaded the international sales on Thunder Road by Jim Cummings. Since July 2019, Marta oversees HanWay Films’ extensive library selection and upcoming slate of quality documentaries from the world’s greatest filmmakers, including Bernardo Bertolucci, David Cronenberg, Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese, Bob Rafelson, John Dower and many others.

company profile

HanWay Films is a UK based international sales company specializing in quality, high-profile and commercially driven films from visionary and unique filmmakers around the world. Established in 1998 by producer Jeremy Thomas, HanWay offers full service solutions; arranging financing, sales, marketing and distribution. HanWay has long-term global producing partnerships and represents films from Recorded Picture Company along with projects from third party producers as well as the rights to an extensive film catalogue of over five hundred feature films.

HanWay’s slate includes Matteo Garrone’s PINOCCHIO starring Roberto Benigni; Robin Wright’s feature directoral debut LAND; John Patrick Shanley’s WILD MOUNTAIN THYME; Andrew Levitas’ redemptive thriller MINAMATA starring Johnny Depp; Richard Press’ FARNSWORTH HOUSE starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Ralph Fiennes; Viggo Mortensen’s directorial debut FALLING; SAMURAI MARATHON, an action-led epic with a twist from director Bernard Rose starring Takeru Satoh and Nana Komatsu, and James D’Arcy’s heart-warming comedy MADE IN ITALY starring Liam Neeson and Micheál Richardson. For more information, please visit