BIOGRAPHY

Marcus Lorenzo (Marcus Wells) was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN. He has a Bachelor's in Mass Communications from Bethune-Cookman University and a MFA in Filmmaking from The New York Film Academy (South Beach). "Soiled Roots" is Marcus' first short film where he won the Grand Jury Prize for "Best Web Short Film" at the 2016 South Florida Web Festival. Marcus has continued to create short films including his latest short "The Essentials of Quinn & John". He also had the opportunity to direct a web series based in Miami about 4 young women dealing with modern day relationships. Marcus enjoys being creative whether it's directing or editing music videos, writing shorts or capturing lifestyle photos.

FILMOGRAPHY

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THE ESSENTIALS OF QUINN & JOHN
2017

A story based in the hip-hop/rap world where two best friends chase their music careers, but when their childhood sweetheart steals both their hearts, music isn't the only thing they're chasing.

SOILED ROOTS
2016

A black mother is influenced by her own mother's drug dealing lifestyle which leads to risking the lives of their family

PRIDE CALLED WORTH
2017

A series that follows 4 college women on their journey to finding their worth & creating healthy relationships in today's world.

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South Florida Web Festival 2016

BEST WEB SHORT

SOILED ROOTS short film

Urban Film Festival 2017

BEST WEB SERIES DIRECTOR

PRIDE CALLED WORTH web series

Urban Film Festival 2017

BEST WEB SERIES EDITOR

PRIDE CALLED WORTH web series