La Terraza Films
Is an independent production company that was born to create quality cinema and audio-visual contents, to seek out new creative talent, and to allow the Spanish audio-visual industry to continue growing and gaining recognition and acclaim abroad. A further goal of the company is attracting foreign filmmaking and providing production services, given our knowledge of the international market.
He holds a degree in Audio-Visual Communication and two master’s degrees (Management and Administration of Audio-Visual Companies and Audio-Visual Script Creation). He started his professional career spending six years at Morena Films, where he started out as a production assistant and eventually became the head business and legal affairs in films including BON APPETIT, CELL 211, EVEN THE RAIN and WHITE ELEPHANT. He then worked at Telecinco Cinema as Head of Business Affairs in feature films like SPANISH AFFAIR, KIKI and PERFECT STRANGERS, and he produced the documentaries OMEGA and ALEJANDRO SANZ. In January 2018, he ventured into independent production as a co-founder of La Terraza Films.
His career started out at McCann-Erickson and then he delved into the world of cinematography distribution at Buenavista International (Disney). He then spent 15 years working as a Producer at Telecinco Cinema, heading box office successes like CELL 211, THE IMPOSSIBLE, SPANISH AFFAIR, EL NIÑO, SPANISH AFFAIR 2 and TO STEAL FROM A THIEF jointly collecting more than twenty Goya awards. In 2016, he ventured into independent production to produce SARA’S NOTEBOOK and YUCATÁN together with Edmon Roch, until he co-founded La Terraza Films in January 2018.
After earning a Degree in Audio-Visual Communication awarded by the University of Navarra, he started out at the Content Department at Atresmedia Cine, developing feature film projects. After two years directing his own projects and working in advertising, corporate communication and cinema criticism, he joined the Content and Production Department at Ikiru Films in 2015. He then became the Production Coordinator of SARA’S NOTEBOOK. When La Terraza Films started, he joined the Content Department.
After graduating in Audio-Visual Communication at the University of Navarra, she started out her professional career in production at Antena 3 News, to then transition to fiction. Her first feature film THE INVISIBLE GUARDIAN was followed by many experiences in the production industry, in advertising and in television and cinema. Particularly noteworthy is her work in the films SARA’S NOTEBOOK and YUCATÁN. After this, she became part of the production team of La Terraza Films, which she has been part of since its inception.
She holds a Degree in Business Administration and Management and Law, and a Master’s Degree to Access the Lawyering Profession awarded by the Autonomous University of Madrid, as well as a Master’s Degree in Management of the Cinematography Industry, awarded by the Carlos III University. She started out in audio-visual production at ICAA, in the Selective Funding and Cost Recognition Departments. She then continued her career at Macaronesia Films in the legal and tax area, focusing on tax incentives for cinema. She subsequently joined the Production Department at La Terraza Films.
Arancha R. De Buen
With a degree in Economic Economics from the UAM, she starts working in the banking sector in London and in computer systems in the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000. In 2003 she enters the film industry, in the Executive Production area of some of the main production companies, such as Morena Films, Avalon or Wanda Vision, in films such as CANTÁBRICO, EL FARO DE LAS ORCAS, BON APPÉTIT or CELDA 211. In addition, she has worked as a television producer, video production director and consultant specialized in audiovisual electronics. At the end of 2019 he joined the Financial Department of La Terraza Films as Financial Controller.
This company has been a beneficiary of “Programa de Impulso a la Contratación en Prácticas” in the Madrid region in 2021, co-financed by the European Social Fund and by the Youth Employment Initiative. Promoted by the Madrid region.