Born in Spain, Rosa Bosch has been based in London for 25 years. After nearly ten years as Deputy Director of The London Film Festival/ National Film Theatre she was a co-founder of Mexican production and sales company Tequila Gang, working with notable filmmakers including Wim Wenders, Guillermo Del Toro and Terry Gilliam. Her production credits include The Devil’s Backbone (El Espinazo del Diablo), Buena Vista Social Club and Lost in La Mancha. During this time she was involved in the international launch of films including Amores Perros, Nine Queens and The Holy Girl as well as in packaging and remake rights. In 2003 she established and was Co-managing Director of HBO Films based in London, where she handled the launch and distribution of titles including American Splendor, Real Women Have Curves and Elephant, which won the Palme D’or and Best Director at Cannes. She has also produced a wide range of filmed musical events including TV concerts and documentaries with artists such as Orchestra Baobab, Toumani Diabate and Bjork.
She now heads B&W Films, an independent production and management outfit. The company looks after artists such as the operatic baritone William Shimell who made his acting debut in Abbas Kiarostami’s recent Copie Conforme and is shortly to be seen in Michael Haneke’s Amour. She has produced Polaris and The Chronograph by BAFTA award winning video artist Tal Rosner, which were commissioned to inaugurate the 2011 opening of the Miami New World Symphony building designed by Frank Gehry. B&W Films is currently developing projects with directors Gillies Mackinnon and Julien Temple and has partnerships with Bertha Navarro in Mexico and with 5th Avenue Productions in Cuba (shooting services company Cuban Star www.cubanstar.co.uk ).
Rosa also occasionally acts as producer’s representative for the international launch and distribution of feature films, most recently for Alice Rohrwacher’s debut Corpo Celeste Juan Carlos Rulfo’s documentary Carriere 250 Meters.
Rosa is currently a member of the European Film Academy and BAFTA. She is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian.
Producer Credits include
El Evangelio de las Maravillas (Divine) by Arturo Ripstein
Un Embrujo (Under a Spell) by Carlos Carrera
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba
El Espinazo del Diablo (The Devil’s Backbone) by Guillermo del Toro
La Fiebre del Loco (Loco Fever) by Andres Wood
Lost in La Mancha by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe