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Marcos Ferraz is a Brazilian Designer, living in the USA since 1998. He has a passion for integrating different elements of media to convey messages. His career began in 1989 as a set designer for Brazilian TV commercials and won several awards for advertising campaigns.Marcos gained considerable experience working with Oscar nominated directors, such as Walter Salles Junior.

In 1997, he was invited to participate on a development team to create multimedia projects and a web site for Trattoria de Frame, one of the best Brazilian production companies specializing in animation and SGI. His last Brazilian project, Enciclopedia dos Herois, is an interactive CD-rom that received a silver medal from ID magazine, as well as awards in Europe and Brazil.

Film study brought him to New York in 1998, where he directed four short movies and worked as director of photography on many other short movies while studying at the New York Film Academy. He then took his experience to Washington, DC, where he served as broadcast designer for South American and European television networks, including RAI, Channel 4, Rede Globo and Deutsche Welle.

In 2001, Marcos started to work at Information Television Network, ITV, one of the leading medical documentary production companies in the US. His work can also be seen in several PBS series, as well as the Emmy award-winning series, Kids Healthworks, airing on Discovery Health Channel. As a Lead Designer at ITV, he was in charge of new media projects along with more traditional media such as print.

Working at WPTV News Channel 5 an NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach , he is able to create 3D and 2D animations for its daily newscast and converts them to Rich Media Content for web. Bringing a more dynamic way to deliver information.