Marina Gumzi

Producer / Writer


Studied dramaturgy, performance studies and film production in Ljubljana, Berlin, Ludwigsburg and Paris. Before switching to film, Marina wrote for theatre and worked as a freelance dramaturge. She learned from and worked alongside prominent stage artists such as Robert Wilson, Karmina Šilec and Tomi Janežič. In 2011, after finishing post-graduate study of film production at Atelier Ludwigsburg-Paris, she took over the position of head manager for audiovisual program within MARIBOR 2012 – European Capital of Culture. In the same year she became managing director of NOSOROGI, Ljubljana-based micro studio for production of films by up-and-coming authors. In 2015, she co-founded Berlin-based film festival of new Slovenian cinema, Neues slowenisches Kino, and curated its first two editions. Curious about contemporary avant-garde visual practices, Marina is striving to produce and curate unconventional cinematographic narratives as well as create own contents for and about cinema. Lives in Ljubljana and Berlin.

Selected filmography:

Stories from the Chestnut Woods
fiction debut by Gregor Božič, 2019
Playing Men
documentary by Matjaž Ivanišin, 2017
Little Houses
documentary by Darko Sinko and Matjaz Ivanišin, 2014
Fiume o morte!
documentary by Igor Bezinović, in production (as co-producer)
The Jungle Book Project
documentary by Gregor Božič, in development