Marta Jiménez Pumares joined the Observatory as Animation Analyst in March 2015 to work on the Mapping the Animation Industry in Europe project commissioned from the European Audiovisual Observatory by the Creative Europe programme of the European Commission.
Marta Jiménez Pumares has extensive experience in the animation field, having worked as Executive Producer and Business consultant. After working for three years for the Media programme in its Brussels Technical Assistance Offices, she became an external evaluation expert for Creative Europe Media sub-programme (2002-present), in the fields of animation, fiction and documentary.
MBA in Audiovisual Management from the Media Business School (2002, Malaga), Marta has also Degrees in Cultural Management and in Art History from the Free University of Brussels. She is trilingual in Spanish, French and English, and can also communicate in Portuguese and Italian. She was Executive Producer of the animated documentary feature 30 years of darkness (www.30yearsofdarkness.com), nominated for Best Documentary Goya Award in 2013.