Jordi Torrent studied philosophy in Barcelona and film in Paris. He moved to New York City in 1984 where he was media curator at Exit Art until 1990. He founded Duende Pictures in 1989 and has since produced and line produced numerous independent features, including: “The Golden Boat” (Raul Ruiz), “The Keeper” (Joe Brewster), “My Life Without Me” (Isabel Coixet), “Miotte Vu Par Ruiz” (Raul Ruiz), and “Things I Forgot To Remember” (Enrique Oliver). He has also written, produced and directed a variety of documentaries and experimental films which have been broadcast on television and presented at many international film festivals. He has won several awards, including ones at the International Tokyo Video Festival, Video Culture Canada and the Andorra Video Festival. His first feature film as writer-director, “East on the Compass,” was selected for New York City’s Lincoln Center film program celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Catalan film industry. “The Redemption of the Fish” is his second feature as writer-director.