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Jordi Torrent is an award-winning film writer-producer-director based in New York City. He
studied philosophy in Barcelona and film aesthetics in Paris before moving to New York in
1984. There he founded the media production company Duende Pictures in 1989.
He has produced and line produced numerous feature films, including: “My Life Without Me,” “Miotte by Ruiz,” “The Keeper,” “The Golden Boat,” “Asesinado por el Cielo” and “Domain of the Senses.”  Jordi's first feature film as writter-director, “East on the Compass,” opened at the 2005 Sitges Film Festival and was selected at other festivals. In 2006 the film was selected by  the Lincoln Center Film Society’s program celebrating 100 Years of Catalan filmmaking. His second feature, “The Redemption of the Fish,” was nominated for Best Director at the 2013 Milano International Film Festival. His 2015 documentary “Invisible Heroes: African-Americans in the Spanish Civil War” was selected by DocumentaMadrid among many film festivals and programs around the world.  Third Week is his third feature film as writer-director.

2023 Writer- Producer-Director THIRD WEEK, feature film
2013 Writer-Producer- Director LA REDEMPCIO DELS PEIXOS, feature film
2006 Associate Producer KING RETURNS, feature film by Marc Beneria
2002 Line Producer MY LIFE WITHOUT ME, feature film by Isabel Coixet
2000 Writer-Director EAST ON THE COMPASS, feature film
1999 Co-Producer MIOTTE VU PAR RUIZ, feature documentary by Raul Ruiz
1997 Line Producer THINGS I FORGOT TO REMEMBER, feature film by Enrique Oliver
1996 Line Producer DOMAIN OF THE SENSES, film by Nuria Olive-Belles
1995 Producer THE KEEPER, feature film  by Joe Brewster
1993 Line Producer EL DESEO, film  by Jerry Rodriguez
1993 Co-Producer DOWNUNDER, feature film by Tim Young
1992 Line Producer IVORSI, film by Josep Maria Canyameras
1990 Producer THE GOLDEN BOAT, feature film by Raul Ruiz
1989 Associate Producer ALLEGORIA-EDIPO, a feature film by Raul Ruiz

2015 Producer-Director INVISIBLE HEROES: African-Americans in the Spanish Civil War, documentary
2005 Line Producer LA MEMORIA DEL VIENTO, documentary Fictiones del Sur/TVE
2004 Line Producer LA GIRALDA DE NUEVA YORK, documentary La Zanfoña/Canal Sur
2003 Writer-Producer-Director MY FRIENDS AT THE FARM, documentary Farm Sanctuary
2001 Producer-Editor OUR ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE, documentary for NYCDE/WNYE
1999 Director-Producer DOMINICAN CELEBRATION,  live satellite for NYCDE/WNYE
1998 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director CANTIGAS SANTA MARIA, documentary
1995 Writer-Director MIRALDA, documentary La Caixa Foundation
1993 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director SANTO DOMINGO, documentary NYCDE/WNYE
1992 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director MONUMENTS IN LOVE,  documentary for WGBH
1992 Line Producer COLOR COTIDIANO, documentary Imatco/TV3
1991 Line Producer SEDUCTION OF CHAOS,  docu-drama TVE
1990 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director THE DICE, television pilot Ovideo-TV
1988 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director HONEYMOON, segment live satellite WNET
1986 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director WILL EISNER, documentary
1985 Line Producer LA AVENTURA HUMANA, documentary TVE
1985 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director JONAS MEKAS, documentary TVE
1984 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director FILM SPECTATORS, music video
1983 Writer-Producer-Editor-Director MOEBIUS BUSINESS, music video

Between 1989 and 2007, through Duende Pictures production company, Jordi Torrent participated as Line Producer, Producer, Director and/or Writer on many television commercials and corporate videos for companies such as: British Telecom, Chase Bank, Iberia Airlines, Tiger, Campofrio, Axa, Pepsi-Cola, BBV Bank, Amena-Auna, New York City Department of Education and United Nations.

1990 Co-Producer  TV RING, installation by Miralda for 1990 Venice International Art Bienniale
,  installation by Raul Ruiz for ICA Boston
1985-1990 Media Curator EXIT ART GALLERY, New York City

1985 Television Production Studies, Parsons School of Design, New York City
1983 Graduate Program, Film/Television Studies, University La Sorbonne, Paris
1981 Graduate Program, Anthropological Film Studies, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris
1980 B.A. Philosophy Major, University of Barcelona, Spain
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