Marina Perales Marhuenda post-graduated in Audiovisual Communication and Cinema at the University of Valencia (Spain), and studied Production at La Fémis and the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg through the international program L’Atelier Ludwigsburg-Paris.


She produced several short films in Mexico, Germany and Spain before working at the international sales companies Celluloid Dreams and Coproduction Office, where she co-produced international award winning authors like Ruben Östlund Triangle of Sadness (Palme d’Or 2022, three Oscar nominations) and Force Majeure (Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2014 - Jury Prize), Michelangelo Frammartino’s Il Buco (Jury Award, Venice 2021) and Jessica Hausner’s Litte Joe (Cannes, 2019).


In 2010 she founded La Fabrica Nocturna Cinéma where she has produced documentaries and feature films by authors like Chema Garcia Ibarra (The Sacred Spirit, (Locarno 2021), Shahrbanoo Sadat (Wolf and Sheep and The Orphanage, Director’s Fortnight 2016 and 2019), or Marcelo Martinessi (The Heiresses, two golden bears at Berlinale 2018). In 2020 she also created Umbracle Cine at her hometown, where she is currently producing Ion de Sosa’s Balearic and Eloy Enciso Todo es carcel, among others.


Marina Perales Marhuenda is also regularly invited as a teacher at several film schools like the ECAM or La Fémis, is member of the Cinémas du Monde committee and a MEDIA and Eurimages expert.