Director Biography – Marco De Ornellas (THE DUCHESS)

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Marco De Ornellas is an international award winning actor, model and film producer. Marco began his career as an actor in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He moved to New York City in 2011 to pursue his global career. Following his graduation from “The American Academy of Dramatic Arts” and “Stella Adler Studio” he undertook projects in collaboration with artists from all over the world alongside working as a Model in New York. In 2015, his performance on the Off- Broadway show “Infinite while it lasts”, has granted him the award for “Best Brazilian Actor in the USA” at the “International Brazilian Press Awards”, and the “Portuguese- Brazilian Awards” held at the Lincoln Center. Marco is also the founder and Creative Director of LOBO FILM PRODUCTIONS, a film production company he founded in 2015 to create meaningful entertainment for global audiences. His films have been shown and rewarded at prestigious film festivals around the world.

Short Film: THE DUCHESS, 7min., USA, Experimental

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A surrealistic horror film based on the latin urban legend “The woman in white” ( “A muller de Branco” ). When the clock hits midnight, a mysterious woman pays a visit to unfaithful man to revenge of her pain of the past.

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  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 26, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    Dutch
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Film Color:
    Color