1.4 Jury Profile – RUBEN MERCADAL

RUBEN MERCADAL

Associate Director of Film Production

Droga 5, New York

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Ruben Mercadal is the Associate Director of Film Production at Droga5 New York.

A cross platform content and film creative Producer from London with a wide range of experience in production, having worked on various British feature films, long-form TV programmes / drama, music videos as well as advertising across all disciplines of production: production company, post-production and various top agencies.

Creatively driven and passionate about producing highly effective work, Ruben has produced Cannes Gold Lions, One Show Grand Prix, Gold Clio campaigns for many clients including Johnnie Walker ‘The Man Who Walked Around The World’ and MailChimp, Hennessy, Axe and Audi.

I was born in …
Madrid

I now live in…
New York

I’m listening to…
Hot Since 82

Watching…
Re-watching the original Twin Peaks and The Fall

Reading…
The Hearts Invisible Furies by John Boyne

Dreaming of…
Percy Pigs

I wish I’d known when I was 18 that…
It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon

Sometimes I wish I were …
a sailor on Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria ship

What’s not to love about…
Percy Pigs

Where’s the next creative centre…
Everywhere

Best advice you’ve ever been given…
stay restless

In the end what really matters…
Our planet