Gema Juarez Allen

Producer

Biography

Gema (Argentina, 1974) is a film producer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has produced over 20 feature length films -all international coproductions- programmed and awarded at the most important film festivals of the world.

Among her recent titles are:

  • RUBEN BLADES IS NOT MY NAME (2018, Abner Benaim, SXSW, Audience Award)
  • THEATRE OF WAR (2018, Lola Arias, Berlinale Forum, CICAE Award & Ecumenical Jury
    Award)
  • LA CAMA (2018, Mónica Lairana, Berlinale Forum)
  • SOLDADO (2017, Manuel Abramovich, Berlinale Generation, Nominated to Glasshüte
    Award)
  • THE DREAD (2017, Pablo Aparo & Martín Benchimol, IDFA MidLength Competition, Best
    Film).

She has performed jury duties at IDFA, San Sebastián, Guadalajara, Cartagena, Lima film festivals among others. She has been part of the project selection committees in Argentina and other Latin American countries as well as for IDFA Bertha Fund, BAFICI BAL and DocsDF.

Gema is a tutor in several training initiatives aimed at young documentary films producers such as IDFA ACADEMY, CAMPUS LATINO (Goethe Institute), RAYMUNDO GLEYZER (Enerc Argentina), PLATAFORMA LAB (Brazil), CHILEDOC (Chile) and TALLER CINE PROA (Argentina).

Gema trained in Anthropology at the universities of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro where she continued her PhD studies. She studied cinema at the National Centre for Film Experimentation (ENERC) in Argentina and received a Masters degree in Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester UK.

Gema is part of the EAVE and EURODOC professional networks.

Contact

Tel. +54 11 4966 0110
Cel. +54 911 4163 4724
Email.gema@gemafilms.com