Film Director

Marco Kalantari - Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia & Pakistan

Barely a year after granting his university diploma in Directing & Production from Vienna Film Academy, Marco Kalantari craved his name in the film production industry by winning the Silver Lion at Festival in Cannes 2003 and the Gold Award at Festival in Palermo, both for Medecins Sans Frontieres TV commercials, by the title of, Children and Airport.

With another Special Jury Award for featured film Ainoa, creativity appreciates his commitment in realising your idea full potential. It is clear that he has found his niche.

In 2005, Marco stepped foot into Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, China (Shanghai & Hong Kong, Japan, Ukraine, Romania and Iceland. He has worked with Indian superstars Ranbir Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt in Pepsi “The Game” TVC.

Marco has done TV commercials of such genres: Lifestyle, Children, Automotive, Animation and FX.


Awards and Nomination:

Medecins Sans Frontiers TVC

-  2003 Winner of Silver Lion “Children” (International Cannes Film Festival)
- Gold Award (Film Festival Palermo)
- The People’s Choice Award


“Ainoa” Film                           

- 2005 Special Jury Award (Stodhary Film Festival, Kiev)


Volvo TVC  “Balloon” + “Swin" - 2007 Silver Award (China Car Commercial 2006 Awards)

Marco Kalantari
  • Citibank "Ring"

  • Rev Station Episode One

  • Panasonic Smart Viera D

  • Panasonic Smart Viera B

  • Panasonic Smart Viera A

  • Thums Up "The Usual"

  • Pepsi "The Game"

  • Mobilink Indigo "Life"

  • Citibank "Robot"

  • Sprite 3G "Free Biking"

  • D2H-Videocon "Pakour"

  • Beko

  • Hitachi

  • Nokia "Duckie"

  • Pudong Development Bank

  • Medecins Sans Frontieres "Airport"

  • Medecins Sans Frontieres "Children"

  • Nokia "Engage"

  • Siemens

  • Volvo "Swing"