Marcelo Vilhena

Marcelo Vilhena is a video and multimedia content producer as well as a documentary filmmaker with +15 years of experience. Before he moves to Canada, delivered more than 200 productions for communication and educational purposes. Working as a researcher, DOP, director, videographer, editor and colorist, Marcelo faced all kinds of challenges over the creation, research, production and post-production phases to design and produce videos, documentaries, and multimedia training systems.

In 2014, he moved to Canada to face new challenges. In 2015 went to Red Deer College and focused on Motion Picture Arts Program, graduating in 2017. After his graduation, Marcelo moved to Calgary and specialized himself in the development of video content for educational institutions, multimedia training systems for industries, and commercial for Internet marketing campaigns.


Public School Divisions
This production was started by an extensive researching process in partnership with the communication department of Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools. Marcelo filmed around 10 schools, interviewed almost 20 students and educators, and edited more than 13 hours of raw material. In the end, he delivered this main video and other 4 short videos for social media. Now, Marcelo is developing the same project for the Battle River School Division communication department. The project consists of revitalizing the division’s YouTube channel and then transfer knowledge to instructors teach students to produce videos for the channel.

How instructors help musicians and songwriters to bring their songs to life. This production makes part of a set of videos dedicated to the College’s website and social media.

Internet Commercials
Infomercial to show this new product’s features and uniquenesses. Marcelo evaluated the client needs, developed the script, hired the actors, filming for two days, edited, and colour graded. From the researching until the final version, Marcelo spent around 20 days.

TV Commercials
This one-minute ad was created and produced for the Fort McKay First Nations to publicize the documentary “Moose Lake Home & Refugee” and was broadcasted on CTV NEWS and APTN.

Communities and Companies
The keen understanding of what the client needs and the experience to make it happens made viable to develop this video in 15 days. Here you can see an example of a video designed to Fort McKay Métis community, showing community members being trained at monitoring procedures.

Event Coverage 
A concert can be filmed with two or three 4K HDR cameras and cinema lenses. The post-production includes editing, sound mixing, and colour grade. The final product is this video album. That is a show teaser.

Music Videos
Marcelo directed, filmed, and edited the music video as well as helped Kearstin Pfeifer – the songwriter and singer – to script her song “Skin Deep”. If you are a musician and want to have a professional music video, please, make contact.

This documentary was developed to Fort McKay First Nations and is about Moose Lake area, one of the last remaining pristine landscapes in the region. It is a cultural refuge to Fort McKay.

Small businesses and self-employees
That is a solution for self-employed or even small business to be on the Internet with a unique and professional video.

Online Campaigns
This online marketing campaign created in partnership with Global Village Calgary is divided into five videos that explore aspects of the GV 360o personal care and the partnership with SAIT. 

This job made part of a campaign to motivate staff to use a certain kind of management system. The whole project was made up of 4 skits showing how the system can help in simple or complex tasks.


  • Producer, director, DP, videographer, editor, colorist, and multimedia developer.
  • Editor:  Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro X advanced user.
  • Colorist: DaVinci Resolve user.
  • Multimedia developer: Articulate 360, WordPress and Adobe Captivate advanced user.
  • Adobe Photoshop and After Effects solid knowledge.
  • Videographer: practice using DSLR, mirrorless, broadcast, and cinema cameras (Sony, Canon, and Black Magic) as well as dolly, jib, and Steadicam.
  • I have all gears and software to develop any type of multimedia or film production (filming and editing).
  • Ability to communicate in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
  • Change management experience and excellence in creating solutions for clients.

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