Film Mentors: Producers/Production 1 - Andrea Roa
Roa came up in the independent film world, with physical production credits that include films by Jim Jarmusch, John Waters, Stephen Soderbergh, Ramin Bahrani and work across the United States and South America. Her first film as a producer, BOOSTER, premiered in competition at the SXSW Film Festival in 2012 as well as in competition at the Deauville Film Festival 2012. Her latest film Joe Swanberg’s DRINKING BUDDIES, which stars Olivia Wilde and Anna Kendrick, is premiering at SXSW 2013. She also produced Laurie Collyer’s SUNLIGHT JR. starring Naomi Watts, Matt Dillon and Norman Reedus, which will premiere in competition at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. She recently received a fellowship from IFP to attend the producer’s lab at the Rotterdam International Film Festival.