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Maggie Contreras


Director, Maestra

Maestra is Maggie Contreras’ directorial debut and premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2023. She was previously the producer behind documentary films tackling a wide range of subjects, from comics to solar energy. Gilbert chronicles the life and career of beloved and intensely private comedian Gilbert Gottfried. The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017 and was distributed by Gravitas Ventures with exclusive SVOD on Hulu. Audience-award-winning Jonathan Scott’s Power Trip (PBS Independent Lens ’20) is the titular HGTV celebrity and activist’s journey across the USA to examine the antiquated utility monopoly system and how solar holds the key to energy freedom. Her work has been seen on AMC, NFL, and Quibi. Whether it’s working with brands or in the field on her next film, Maggie is fuelled by the power of true stories.