Marga Varea

Outreach and Engagement Director

Marga Varea is an independent engagement and impact consultant for documentary films and cultural events. She has led outreach efforts for films and festivals including the Emmy-nominated, POV documentary “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North” (Katrina Browne, 2008), the groundbreaking “1913 Seeds of Conflict” (Ben Loeterman, PBS 2014), and the Nation´s Capital Environmental Film Festival on Tour Boston, among others. Marga believes in the power of stories to inspire change and encourage action.  She understands the importance of reaching wide audiences and to extending the life of documentary films through well-designed, multi-platform strategies.

Marga holds a master’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) where she worked in the film and television industries as a screenwriter and founding partner of Great Ways, a thriving film festival management and production company. She also freelances as a scriptwriter, conducts research and fundraises for documentary film projects.