Rotterdam Lab

Gerard Marginedas

Gerard Marginedas is a film producer, born in 1992. He graduated in audiovisual communication with a master’s degree in contemporary film and audiovisual studies at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He collaborated as a script analyst in Televisió de Catalunya. In April 2016, Gerard joined Distinto Films as Head of Development. He executive produced the feature film Vasil, which premiered at Warsaw International Film Festival and won the Best Actor Award at SEMINCI (Valladolid) Official Competition; the Goya Award-winning short film Watermelon Juice, which premiered at Berlinale Official Selection, was selected at TIFF and nominated at the European Film Awards; and the television film Frederica Montseny, the woman who speaks; best TV film award at Seoul International Drama Awards.

Distinto Films Spain

Distant Films was established in Barcelona in 2007. Among their theatrical successes, we find The Odd-Job Men by Neus Ballús (Official Selection at Locarno, winner of Silver Spike at SEMINCI); Vasil by Avelina Prat (Warsaw IFF, SEMINCI Official Selection), The Wild Ones by Patricia Ferreira (Best Film at Malaga Film Festival and nominated for three Goya Awards).Their television productions address culturally relevant issues, usually with women in front of and behind the camera, and aimed at a wide audience, like Frederica Montseny, the woman who speaks (awarded for Best Film at the Seoul International Drama Awards).


Projects in development

The Portuguese House by Avelina Prat (feature)

Blow! by Neus Ballús (short)

<3 Mono <3 (animation short)


Projects in production

The Invisible Woman by Liliana Torres (feature)


Projects in post-production

A Lifetime by Marta Romero (documentary feature)


Released films

Vasil by Avelina Prat (feature)

Watermelon Juice (short)

Summer Storm by Laura García Alonso (short)

Federica Montseny, the Woman Who Speaks (TV movie)

The Woman of El Siglo (TV movie)

Gerard Marginedas

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.