Marcelo is an international award-winning director, filmmaker and creator. His work has been widely recognized for its humanity, visual immersion and emotional truth, earning praise and awards at more than 200 international film festivals. Filmmaking legend Albert Maysles called Bukin’s work “Much more worthwhile than what the mass media produces.”
Bukin directs commercials, branded content and documentaries. His projects include shoots with SONY, Olympus, P&G, Intel, Starbucks, Hellmann’s, Unilever, Knorr among many others. Recent campaigns were shot in US, Japan, Brazil, India and Costa Rica.
Marcelo’s creative journey has been a kaleidoscope of vibrant experiences, each contributing to his distinct directorial approach. From studying under European cinema masters in Barcelona while working as a burlesque showman, to his four years backpacking across the world exploring humanity in African and Indonesian villages, to his performances in Japan, and to in-depth yogic and systemic coaching studies in India. Bukin developed a uniquely loving way to connect with people across cultures, styles, and backgrounds, exploring the human soul that unites us all while giving life to heart-touching cinematic entertainment.
Awards & Honors include: IDA Award, Gold Award FIPA France, New York State Council on the Arts Grant, FIDH Award, selection at Docuweeks for Academy Awards Consideration, among many others.
Marcelo works globally and resides between Miami and New York City.