Marga Varea is the founder and principal of Twin Seas Media, an independent outreach, and distribution agency working with documentary films and film festivals. With over twenty years of experience in the film and television industries, Marga has a deep understanding of the filmmaking process from concept to distribution and a deep love for non-fiction.
Marga develops outreach, engagement and distribution campaigns that raise the visibility of independent documentary films and extend their life through creative strategies that work. Campaigns are customized to each film and design to engage wide, diverse audiences across the country and internationally.
Past and recent projects include TRACES OF THE TRADE, dir. Katrina Browne (2008, official SUNDANCE selection and PBS/POV), REBEL, dir. Maria Agui Carter (2014), 1913 SEEDS OF CONFLICT, dir. Ben Loeterman (2015), I KNOW A MAN… ASHLEY BRYAN, dir. Richard Kane (2016), J. FRED WOELL: AN AMERICAN VISION, dir. Richard Kane (2017), HEALTH UNDOCUMENTED, dir. Juan Freitez (2018), LOBSTER WAR, dirs. David Abel and Andy Laub (2018) and SIX LOCKED DOORS, dir. Zachary Garves-Miller (2019).
Some of the film festivals she has worked with include Cortogenia, German Film Festival in Madrid, Boston Latino International Film Festival, and DCEFF “on tour” Boston. Since 2016, she has been the outreach and engagement director for Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival and Symposium.
Before relocating to the United States, Marga lived in Madrid, Spain, where she worked on several award-winning fiction series broadcast on national television, co founded a successful production and communications agency, Great Ways, worked as a scriptwriter for several short films and one feature, and taught screenwriting classes at a local film school, Metropolis. During that time, Marga was the line producer of a student Emmy-award winning short film, DOS.
Marga also freelances as a producer, writer, and script consultant. She earned her Master’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Complutense University, Madrid, Spain; and participated in a Ph.D program focused on film conservation.