Marcel Rafael Barragán Araya, Filmmaker. was born in Caracas-Venezuela with 49 Awards to date in: Panama, United States (California – Los Angeles-, Texas, Florida, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York), Mexico, Uruguay, Venezuela, India, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Spain, Italy, Romania and Portugal, among which stand out: Best Writer, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Original Idea, Best Film, Best Human Content, Best Children's Programming and Best Narrative Film with its Production Life REBORN (2023) and Redención (2015). he began his first steps in the world of acting in the year 2003; with prominent Venezuelan figures in the art, and debuted with a monologue written by himself same name The Alterego . In 2004 , he joined the National Theater Company. Shortly after, and under the guidance of the Film Director Elia Schneider, he trained under the methods of Konstantín Stanislavski, Stella Adler and Sanford Meisner, graduating with honors and where he awakened his passion for Cinema.
Central de Venezuela and participates as a piecework actor in the Telenovelas of the Main Television Channels. RCTV: Nobody Will Tell Me How to Love You, Chameleon, I Have You in Sauce, All Over It, Spoiled Black, Being Pretty Is Not Enough and Lovers. Venevisión: De Todas Maneras Rosa (Character: Alexis Adames), in the Colombian-Venezuelan production Los Secretos de Lucía (Character: Camacho), My Ex Wants Me, The Whole Life, Tomasa I Love You, Perfect Woman, Rice Pudding, Torrente, Ciudad Bendita, Príncipe Azul and Los Querendones. Televen: Guayoyo Express and Gato Tuerto.
Motivated by his Philanthropy, he created the Mundo Ayuda Foundation; while he delves into Cinematographic and Script Techniques, to take his first step in the Seventh Art with the Short Film Project 33 “La entrega” (Actor, Co-writer and Executive Producer); for the benefit of the elderly, in addition to producing concerts and sporting events.
A great achievement in his career as a Filmmaker, was his Feature Film Redemption (Director, Actor, Writer and Executive Producer) b> for the benefit of children with cancer. Winner at the Film Festival «Entre Largos y Cortos de Oriente» in the category of Best New Film 2015, and nominated in all categories of the FECIVE Festival, Mérida State 2016. YO! when heaven is on earth… 2017, «COLOR» 2019, Life REBORN 2023, project in collaboration with NASA strong> for the Cinespace call and with 48 Awards (47 International and 1 National) so far…
He completed studies in Gestalt Therapy at CENAIF-Venezuela and completed them endorsed by the Antonio de Nebrija University - Spain, in Counseling and Gestalt Therapy. Fitness Instructor, certified by the Institute of Human Performance (IHP) of the United States. Skydiver and Paraglider.
He is currently developing upcoming projects: Feature Films, Short Films and TV Series.
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