update: 2023.9.21


Born in Hyvinkää, Finland. Marko Vuorinen splits his time between Helsinki and New York.
An internationally recognized documentary filmmaker, he has received five Best Documentary Feature awards at international film festivals. Vuorinen is also a noted documentary photographer and writer. His artistic focus revolves around social justice, gender, empathy, and sexuality. Vuorinen's films are available on platforms like Apple TV, Amazon Prime, and Roku Channel, and his work has been recognized in publications from Finland's Helsingin Sanomat to The New York Times in the US.

Recently released feature-length movies:
2018 "Vianey"
2017 “Eight”
2014 "Tamara W."

Marko Vuorinen has been honored with eight awards for his films:

2021 “Best Documentary Feature,” FLICKFAIR, Los Angeles
2019 “Silver Sparrow Award for Best Documentary Film,” Diorama International Film Festival, New Delhi
2018 “Best Documentary Feature,” Nordic International Film Festival, New York
2018 “Best Documentary Feature,” New Jersey International Film Festival
2018 “Best of Summer 2018,” New Jersey International Film Festival
2018 “Best Documentary Feature,” Amsterdam International Film Festival
2014 “Best Documentary Feature,” Portland Film Festival, USA
2014 “New York Hi Lights Award,” Harlem International Film Festival

About works

Marko Vuorinen believes in the transformative power of storytelling. For him, sharing life stories is a powerful vehicle for change. He holds the conviction that shared stories add to our knowledge and brings us closer to one another. Vuorinen isn't shy about making his audience feel uneasy to start important conversations about the world we're in. He approaches filmmaking, photography, and writing as forms of contemporary art. Marko Vuorinen has been recognized as an auteur artist: He writes, directs, shoots, and edits his films and photography projects himself. This allows him to create works that are deeply personal.

Coral, (Film to be released in) 2024

Rebecca, (Film to be released in) 2024

Marche des Fiertés 2023

Brooklyn Polar Bear Plunge 2023

Vianey 2018