Lena Vurma is a Berlin-based, Swiss producer, dffb alumni, eave Producers Workshop graduate, Film Independent and Tribeca Film Institute fellow and Alfred P. Sloan grant winner.
Her debut feature film LOST PLACE got her the nomination for the No Fear producers award and her Indian feature film IN THE SHADOWS was world premiering in Busan 2017, followed by an extensive festival tour. She is the lead producer on ADVENTURES OF A MATHEMATICIAN - a German- British-Polish co-production. LEONORA will be her fourth feature film as a lead producer.
As Head of Acquisitions for German distributor NFP she acquired titles such as THE LUNCHBOX, THE SALT OF THE EARTH, FINDING VIVIAN MAIER, and many more.
Lena is also a recurrent lecturer for dffb and MET Filmschool Berlin.
She currently attends the Inside Pictures training initiative and just was on the jury at the Zurich Film Festival for the 1st Science Film Award.