March 9, 2016
Frida Torresblanco is an award-winning producer based in New York. After studying Film and Literature in Madrid, she went on to produce many prestigious projects, including THE DANCER UPSTAIRS (directed by John Malkovich), THE ASSASSINATION OF RICHARD NIXON (starring Sean Penn) and PAN’S LABYRINTH (directed by Guillermo del Toro and winner of three Oscars at the 79th Academy Awards). In 2007, The Hollywood Reporter named her one of the 50 most powerful Latinos in Hollywood; she was number 13 in the same magazine’s Hispanic Women Power 25 list.
Her new production company, Braven Films, produced its first feature MAGIC MAGIC (with Michael Cera, Juno Temple, and Emily Browning) in 2013. It was purchased for domestic distribution by Sony. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and screened in this years Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes.