Rotterdam Lab

Tabs Breese

Tabs is a producer from London. She started her career in development for companies Pulse Films and Concordia Studio. Her first feature was Isabel Castro’s Mija (Sundance, CPH:Dox 2022), which is nominated for the Cinema Eye Honors Audience Prize, IDA’s Best Feature and Indie Spirits’ Truer Than Fiction Award. Her second feature is Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan’s Naked Gardens (Tribeca, IDFA 2022). Her short, The Twins from Zara Meerza, supported by WePresent, is being extended into a feature with Diorama and Bewilder. Tabs is a Sheffield Documentary Festival Future Producer, an IDFAcademy Producer School Alumna, a Sundance Institute Grantee and an NBCU Original Voices Fellow. She was on the 2021 Doc NYC’s ‘40 Under 40’ list and in the 2022 Berlinale Talents program.

Miriam - USA


Projects in development

Your Touch Makes Others Invisible by Rajee Samarasinghe (feature)

Machine by Dan Sickles (feature)

Spiral by Asli Baykal, Hayley Benton Gates (short)


Projects in production

The Twins by Zara Meerza (documentary feature)

Untitled by Rita Baghdadi (documentary feature)


Projects in post-production

Let the Canary Sing by Alison Ellwood  (documentary feature)


Released films

Mija by Isabel Castro (documentary feature)

Naked Gardens by Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan (documentary feature)

The Twins by Zara Meerza (documentary short)

The Dead Sea by Stuart Gatt (short)

We Did Not Fall From the Sky by Georgia Oakley (documentary short)

Tabs Breese

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

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