Marcel Visbeen (1966) is a writer and director who studied theatre, film and television at the University of Utrecht.
After his graduation he worked for several television broadcasters, mainly as director of non-fiction. In 1997 he made his debut short film Elvis Lives! and co-founded production company Pupkin Film. The film won the award for best Dutch short and was selected for many international film festivals. After that he focussed more and more on fiction. He wrote and directed several shorts and single plays for television. In 2004 he directed his first feature length film Public Enemy for Pupkin Film.
A year later he left Pupkin and started his own company Selwyn Film, with which he made the feature film Linoleum. Today he also works as a director for theatre and as a writer of proze. His first book was published in March 2009.