Marcelo Mitnik

Marcelo Mitnik

Inclostico Cine

Director, producer and screenwriter in Los Angeles, California

About Marcelo

Marcelo grew up and attended film school in Cordoba, Argentina. After producing and directing commercials and music videos, he moved to the U.S. to study at UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and Television, where he received his Master's degree in screenwriting. Marcelo, whose work includes the screenplay for "Pretending” -a remake of a South American film of the same name- and the script for the European/Canadian project “Dreamland,” is currently preparing what will be his feature film debut as a director. He is also working both as producer and writer of a number of remake projects of South American films, including the English- language remake of 2009's Berlin Film Festival winner “Gigante.”

His work as a writer, both in English and Spanish, has been recognized with a British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA/ LA) Fellowship and a Sloan Film Award, among others. His work as a director includes the short film "In the Clouds", which has been selected for over fifty film festivals and has been recognized with multiple awards world-wide.

Marcelo’s photographic work has also won recognition, most recently First Prize in the "Visions of LA” competition, with a jury that included cinematographer Dante Spinotti (LA Confidential, The Insider).

Name: Marcelo Mitnik

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: Inclostico Cine

Occupation: Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Unique traits: Marcelo is fully bilingual (English and Spanish) and has written films in both languages.


  • Cleveland International Film Festival, Winner Jury Award

  • Phoenix Film Festival, Winner Best Foreign Short Film

  • Sedona International Film Festival, Winner Audience Award Best Comedy

  • USA Film Festival, Winner Jury Award

  • Reno/Tahoe International Film Festival, Best Foreign Language Short Film

  • Guadalajara Film Festival, Nominated for Best Short Film

  • Palm Springs International ShortFest, Best of Fest Selection

  • Bahamas International Film Festival, Winner Best of Fest

  • Crested Butte Film Festival , Winner Spirit of the Fest Award

  • Austin Film Festival, Nominated for Best Short Film

  • Savannah Film Festival, Nominated for Best Short Film

  • Winner Action/Cut Short Film Competition, Best Foreign Music Video Award

  • Garden State Film Festival, Winner Best International Music Video

  • BAFTA/LA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts/LA) Fellowship for "Living and Leaving LA"

  • SLOAN Film Award for "The Dam"


  • Mine

    Mine (2016)
    Film Director, Writer (adaptation)

  • Chau, beyond the lines

    Chau, beyond the lines (2015)
    Documentary Writer, Executive Producer

  • In the Clouds

    In the Clouds (2014)
    Film (short) by Inclostico Cine Director, Writer, Producer

  • Midwest Paris

    Midwest Paris (2012)
    Film Writer

  • Chicas

    Chicas (2010)
    Documentary Co-Producer

  • Dreamland

    Dreamland (2007)
    Film Writer

  • Pretending

    Pretending (2005)
    Film Writer

  • Living and Leaving LA

    Living and Leaving LA (2004)
    Film Writer

  • The Dam

    The Dam (2003)
    Film Writer

  • To the mountains

    To the mountains (2001)
    Music Director


  • UCLA School of Theater Film and Television

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