Ed Antoja (Barcelona, 1976)
Ed studied several courses in the Cinema School of Cuba, the University of New York and Massachusetts School of Arts.
In 2003, he founded the producer Mc Guffin Estudio Audiovisual in 2003, where he works as director and executive producer.
Ed has written, produced and directed dozens of videos, advertisements and shows. He is also responsible for new TV programmes such as “TRENDY”, “Low Cost” and “Cuina de Despatx” and he is the creator and founder of Streetmatching.com, the first web and App to use geolocation to connect people who run into each other in the street.
EMPATHY, his first feature documentary, was premiered in theaters of Spain in April 2017.
When a Dream Comes True, his first international documentary, was the only Spanish project selected to participate in Lisbon Docs and Documentary Campus, and won the award for best pitching at DOK Leipzig.
La Diferencia, a commercial brand of Mc Guffin Estudio Audiovisual, S.L., is a film producer from Barcelona, dedicated since 2003 to making publicity videos, television formats and documentaries. Member of the Association of Audio-vi- sual producers of Catalonia (PAC) since 2006.
Among its best known documentaries we can highlight “Alzheimer. Un reto al cariño”, produced in 2001, which even today remains a landmark in the field of this disease. More recently, La Diferencia has launched the series “Madres”, with chapters that are already available on the Internet, or the formats “TRENDY” and “Cuina de Despatx”.
Also in 2013 she was associated producer of the film "Simone", directed by Juan Zapata and prize of the State Institute of Cinema of the State of Rio Grande do Sul of Brazil.
In 2017 La Diferencia premiered EMPATHY, a feature documentary about animal welfare coproduced with FAADA.
It is currently producing “When a dream comes true”, with the participation of Televisió de Catalunya.