Gustavo was born in Argentina and has been living in the U.S since 1982. He obtained a B.F.A. in Film at the film-conservatory of SUNY College at Purchase and later he received a fellowship to attend the prestigious UCLA M.F.A. Program in Animation, where he studied for 2 years.
Gustavo is one of the top writer/directors in the international market today and recently was awarded a GRAMMY for the Best Music Video category. As a director, Gustavo has worked with superstars such as Shakira, Vanessa Williams, Ricky Martin, country legend Johnny Cash, Vonda Shepard, Oscar de la Hoya, Maná, Cafe Tacuba, Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias and many more.
He has directed near 200 music videos and 100+ television commercials for clients such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, HSBC, Astra–Zeneca, Volkswagen, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Wal-Mart, Kimberly-Clark, and Kellogg's.
Gustavo’s strong visual style incorporates lyrical elements in his work, often following a surreal and poetic sense of narrative storytelling. The director explains: “My goal is always to come in contact with those mysterious forces operating behind the visible world thus provoking an active participation in the viewer.”