Martin Rosete

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Martin Rosete
Born 1980 (age 33–34)
Madrid, Spain
Occupation Film director

Martín Rosete is an Award-winning Spanish film and commercial director. In 2013 he was nominated to the Spanish Academy Award (Goya Awards), for his short film Voice Over.[1][2][3][4]


Rosete was born in Madrid in 1980, the oldest of the Rosete brothers. He studied audiovisual communication at the Complutense University in Madrid and directing at the renowned Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión de San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba. He was invited for the first time to the Berlinale Talent Campus at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2003.

Martin wrote, directed and produced his first 35mm short film Revolución at the age of 21 with the support of the Instituto de las Ciencias y las Artes Audiovisuales, the Madrid community and Canal+. Revolución is based on a short story by Slawomir Mrozek and features Miguel Rellán in the lead role. It won more than 50 prizes internationally and Martin managed to obtain distribution contracts with Canal+ Spain, Canal+ International, TVE Internation and FNAC. It was co-produced by the well-known Basque producer Koldo Zuazua, who has led production for well known cineasts such as Julio Medem or Luiso Berdejo. Koldo Zuazua also produced the second 35mm short film by Martín Rosete, A falta de pan that features actors such as Álex Angulo, starring at Pans Labyrinth, Carlos Alvarez-Nóvoa and Amparo Beached and has won 9 international film prizes and was broadcast by Canal+ and has been distributed on France and Japan.

After producing various advertisements, corporate videos and short films with his brother José, Martín travelled to New York on a full grant by the Fundación La Caixa to do a two year masters degree at the New York Film Academy.[5] As a result Martín has directed Paper or Plastic and Basket Bronx, broadcast on 11 February 2009 by Canal+ to compete for the Canal+ short film prize.

In 2011, Rosete directed Voice Over, starring Jonathan D. Mellor. This short film has been nominated to the Spanish Academy Award and to the Melies D'or. It has been selected in festivals like Tribeca, San Sebastian or Clermont Ferrand, and has won more than 40 awards so far. As a result, Martin has signed with WME and Underground Films and Management in the US, and with A6 Cinema in Spain for representation.


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