A Swiss-Trinidadian mix, Marem was born and raised in Switzerland where she studied law and theatre. She comes from a filmmaking and music family and speaks five languages.
She began her music career as a lyricist, songwriter and recording artist. Her success in music brought her to England, where was signed with Steve Mac one of Britain’s top Pop producers. During that time, she traveled the world writing songs with and for leading producers and talent in the Pop industry. She founded her own production company with partner Roberto Meola, Benjamin’s Hat, which produced two albums, film scores, commercial jingles, in addition to collaborations with Morgan Heritage, one of Reggae’s royal families.
At that point her acting career took off and she established herself as a strong actress in England on international TV shows and becoming a recognizable face in worldwide commercials.
Being exposed at very early age to filmmaking, she continues to define her own style both in filming and editing. Her love for telling stories through the moving image progressed into directing.
She moved to New York to deepen her work as an actor/director, where she met and collaborated with partner, Andrea Goldman and Viscus Film was born. She continues to work as a producer, actor/director and writer in Los Angeles, which is the home of Viscus Film.
Andrea is a writer, actress, producer, director, strategist and lyricist among other things.
She has worked as an idea generator--inspiring and strategizing for global brands in the advertising industry. She’s an experienced analyst, strategic planner and copywriter, with a Master’s Degree focusing on cross-cultural symbolism. She has worked on brands from NBC to HBO to Land Rover to Heineken to Clinique to Hatteras yachts to IBM. Most recently she helped to develop, Encounter, the latest Calvin Klein fragrance for men. She specializes in the luxury and premium sectors, having worked extensively in the spirits, beauty and health/wellness sectors.
She is the co-founder of Viscus Film with her partner Marem Hassler. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Viscus currently has 4 films in post-production, 4 projects in development and 1 film in pre-production.
Her performance background comes from creating experiential performance in New York and Berlin where she has been featured in the New York Times for groundbreaking work that challenges the notions of traditional forms of theater. She is the Co-Artistic Director of The Box Collective and trained classically at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
She believes in exploring provocative themes that hit the audience right in the gut--evoking visceral sensibilities and leaving a lasting imprint on the psyche. She pulls from her unique team of talented artists to conceptualize and realize a new and challenging form of storytelling.