Mauricio is a director — photographer and concept artist with formal training in fine art, music, painting, sculpture and cinematography.
Co-Owner of CAFFEINE POST NY (a boutique post production house) and armed with extensive expertise in VFX, he is known for his inventive visual style and distinctive manipulation of mise en scène coupled with his ability to solve complex visual challenges. Mauricio’s work maintains a strong and recognizable signature; his high—contrast, candid and lyrical images convey the starkness of life for many of his subjects.
His numerous collaborations with renowned clients include: HBO, NETFLIX, DIOR, CHANEL, NIKE , MISSONI, LOUIS VUITTON, MAYBELLINE, SWAROVSKI, CAROLINA HERRERA, ESTEĒ LAUDER, I-D, VOGUE, NOWNESS, INTERVIEW to name a few.
Mauricio recently relocated to Mexico City to focus on his narrative work as he is currently working on the early stages of his first debut feature, CIELA — and writing his second.
Over the years, his artistic growth is evolving into storytelling & filmmaking establishing as a narrative director — as today’s market needs go beyond aesthetics and more into connecting audiences through compelling storytelling.
His sensibility towards form, rhythm and the colors that are borne out of the tension between light and dark give his work a modern take on classic image making.