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Thinking Lion was created by Marcelo in order to combine creative talents under one umbrella to provide creative services for the most challenging productions

Marcelo Gama A Multi-camera television director and event producer with more than 25 years of Experience.

Two International Emmy Awards and an Emmy Award winner, Marcelo is a highly accomplished director with a diverse and extensive career in the entertainment industry. His expertise spans a wide range of events, from prestigious music awards to concerts, television programs, and reality shows. Marcelo has directed notable specials lately such as the Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (PR Stage), “Grammy Salute Hip Hop 50” and the “Macy’s Fireworks” for the 4th of July in New York. He has also contributed to MusiCares tributes, including those dedicated to Jon Bon Jovi, Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy and Joni Mitchel

In the realm of awards, Marcelo has been a key figure at the Latin Grammys main show for 6 years in the roll, The Academy of Country Music Awards, Billboard “Mujeres Latinas en la Música”, Univision’s PLN, PJ and 2 years with Latin American Music Awards and many more. 

Marcelo’s influence extends to concerts, where he has directed CNN’s We Love NY,  performances by artists like Don Omar and Tiago PZG. He has also made significant contributions to reality shows, including “Mira Quién Baila” (dancing) and “Tu Cara Me Suena” (Your face sounds familiar).

Along his career, Marcelo has worked with Jesse Collins Ent, CBS, DCP, Done&Dusted, Live Nation, CNN, Clive Davis, Endemol, Freemantle, Syco, MTV, Disney Channel, Bloomberg, Univision, PSN, amongst others.

Marcelo is passionate about his craft, always studying, developing his skills, and on the lookout for new technologies. This passion took him to Europe to understand how the Eurovision Song Contest was produced. This trip helped him discover and bring back to the USA, CuePilot, a software that organizes the communication between the Director, AD, TD, audio, lighting, and screens via TC. It is an excellent tool used in over 16 countries in Europe, and he is the first director to use it in the Americas. Never one to stop creating, he is currently in the process of producing and directing two documentaries. 

Marcelo Gama, a creative mind always at work.

Meet our team

MARCELO GAMA

Director & President

Marcelo Gama, the founder of Thinking Lion, is the visionary behind this extraordinary project. Represented by WME, he is a Multi Emmy Award Winner with a wealth of experience in producing and directing diverse show formats and segments, including non-scripted reality, concerts, special events, sports, news, and commercial spots. Throughout his career, Marcelo has collaborated with names such as Jesse Collins Ent, CBS, DCP, NBC, ABC, Done&Dusted, Live Nation, CNN, Clive Davis, Endemol, Freemantle, Syco, MTV, Disney Channel, Bloomberg, Univision, PSN, and many other esteemed entities.

Gladys Fumia

Associate Director

With an outstanding career as a Senior Associate Director, Gladys has made her mark in 2023, collaborating alongside Thinking Lion as an AD for iconic events such as Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (Puerto Rico), Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show, Billboards Women in Music, and Person Of the Year 2023 – Grammys. Her experience encompasses the role of AD at Univision, where she oversaw a diverse range of programs, spanning sports like soccer, MMA, boxing, and Formula 1, to news, entertainment shows, and prestigious, internationally recognized award galas, including Premio Lo Nuestro, Premio Juventud, Latin Grammys, and Latin American Music Awards, as well as seasonal productions. Additionally, Gladys has served as an AD for soccer games at Vista for various networks, showcasing her versatility and exceptional skills in the role, firmly establishing her as a highly sought-after expert in audiovisual production.

Analy Contreras

Personnel coordinator / Social Media Content Manager

A dedicated professional and a seasoned journalist by trade, boasts extensive expertise across multiple domains including production, media, sales, public relations, and administration. At Thinking Lion, she skillfully oversees social media management and administration, while also contributing her talents as a writer and designer. Her inherent curiosity fuels her passion for exploring diverse cultures, and she wholeheartedly immerses herself in various projects. Analy is a dynamic team player who radiates positivity, always ready to tackle new challenges head-on with boundless energy and enthusiasm.

Rodolfo Antonucci

Creative Director

Passionate Art and Creative Director, with over 25 years of experience in Design, Advertising and Marketing, Rodolfo holds a degree in Social Communication and oversees all visual aspects of our company. He stays up to date with the latest tools and technology trends, offering the most impressive creative solutions to all of our projects.

Orange Digital Communication

Social Media

With over 20 years of experience in the marketing world, Orange is a team of professionals specializing in design, communication, marketing, and programming. They are responsible for managing social media and highlighting the experience and track record of Thinking Lion

Mariana Ava

Producer

Mariana, a film graduate from NYFA, has demonstrated her prowess in event production alongside Thinking Lion. Serving as a Producer, she seamlessly handled personnel, sales, and coordination for significant events. In 2023, her notable contributions were witnessed in Billboards Women in Music and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (Puerto Rico), showcasing her expertise and finesse in the field.

Allan Neves: Chief Editor

Allan Neves

Chief Editor

Allan is an outstanding editor with extensive experience in marketing and advertising. His ability to blend technical expertise with a profound understanding of the marketing world has allowed him to excel in his field. He has proven to be a creative strategist, capable of bringing the brand’s vision to life and effectively conveying the message across various mediums. His track record demonstrates a consistent commitment to excellence and an undeniable passion for visual storytelling.

Karel Suarez

Attorney at Law

Born and raised in Cuba, Karel is the founding and managing partner of The Legal Team, PLLC. After completing his first year of Law School at the University of Havana, he relocated to the United States at the age of 19, to later become a renown Attorney at Law. As a skilled advisor on entertainment, commercial and international law, Karel is the head of our legal department.