Photograph by Mike Gialloreto

 

Mateo Márquez is a director and writer from New York City. His body of work includes narrative and music video content that have garnered attention in the U.S and abroad. He holds a BA from the City University of New York's Hunter College, where he was selected for a BAFTA Scholarship in 2015.  Mateo infuses into his projects stories that challenge existing perceptions of the disenfranchised. His most notable works to date are The Blood in Our Veins (2015) and most recently The Invaders (2017), which has played at 28 festivals worldwide including BFI London Film Festival, Fantasia, Celluloid Screams, Indie Memphis, and Brooklyn Horror.