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Marta Cruañas

Spain

Biography

Marta Cruañas is a producer based in Barcelona who works at CANADA and collaborates with Vilaüt Films. Cruañas produced Creatura by Elena Martín that received the Europa Cinemas Label Award for Best European Film at this year’s Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, Júlia Ist by Elena Martín that played in Warsaw IFF 2017 and shorts that premiered in festivals such as Cannes, Palm Springs or Les Arcs. Cruañas holds a MFA in Creative Producing from Columbia University and is a Berlinale Talents alumni 2022.Julia Ist (2017), her first feature was held by a prized festival circuit (Warsaw, Malaga, São Paulo, etc ), and enjoyed a theatrical release in Spain. Marta’s recently produced shorts have played in festivals like Cannes, Les Arcs, Palm Springs, Torino and have been supported by programs like AT&T Hello Lab or NY Women in Film Fund. Cruañas is in post production of the feature Creatura (Ikusmira Berriak) by Elena Martin while developing and financing Forastera by Lucia Alenar (Artekino Award, Cinéfondation); Sealskin by Irene Moray (Torino Script Lab) and Blue Sun Palace by Constance Tsang (Tribeca Creators Market), and Canto Jo i La Muntanya Balla by Nicolás Mendez (MFI Script Lab). Marta attended 2016 Rotterdam Lab, 2022 Zurich FF Academy and 2022 Berlinale Talents. Marta holds an MFA in Creative Producing from Columbia University and currently teaches production at Pompeu Fabra University, her Alma Mater.

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