MARCOS SIEGA is a filmmaker and artist best known for directing such acclaimed Television series as DEXTER, TRUE BLOOD, VERONICA MARS, COLD CASE, TYRANT and THE FOLLOWING. He directed the Pilot episodes (and served as the Executive Producer/ Director) of VAMPIRE DIARIES (CW), CHARLIE’S ANGELES (ABC), The FOLLOWING (FOX) , and TIME AFTER TIME (ABC).
In the late 1980s, Siega helped form the New York-based punk band Bad Trip, releasing two full-length records and numerous EPs. In the mid nineties, marrying his love of Music, Photography, and Filmmaking he began directing music videos for bands such as Weezer, System of a Down, P.O.D., Papa Roach, Blink-182, The All-American Rejects and many more. His 2000 music video for Blink-182’s “All the Small Things” garnered him three MTV Video Music Award nominations, and he was nominated for a Grammy Award for his Papa Roach video, “Broken Home.” In 2001 he made his move into the advertising world and directed campaigns for such clients as Heineken, Red Stripe, Yahoo, and XBOX to name a few.
PRETTY PERSUATION, the 2005 independent film he produced and directed, was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. The Film sold to the Samuel Goldwyn Company and brought Siega to the attention of Castlerock and Warner Independent Pictures where he directed the dark comedy CHAOS THEORY (Starring Ryan Reynolds and Emily Mortimer).
From Queens, NY, Siega resides in Purchase, NY.