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María Villares moved from Madrid to Erlangen in 2003 to complete her Master's degree in German and English Studies with a focus on literature. She then attended the University of Sussex for an MA in Film Studies and moved to Cologne to start her career at Little Shark Entertainment GmbH.
María continued for several years as assistant to the CEO of the world sales agency The Match Factory GmbH and assistant to the producer at Match Factory Productions GmbH, until she rejoined Little Shark Entertainment GmbH for film and series development.
She joined Rowboat as an Assistant Producer in June 2021.