Mark is a creative conceptualist, writer, and live-action director working
across disciplines in film, physical spaces, interactive, entertainment and original media inventions. In 2015, he co-founded Plains of Yonder, a creative practice dedicated to new unions of art, story and media.
Prior, Mark was Head of Creative and Partner at Digital Kitchen for 12
years, where he established one of the most effective and eclectic creative cultures in the industry, earning worldwide recognition for emotionally powerful and provocative work in film, entertainment and experiential design, including the Cannes Lions Grand Prix, The Emmy Awards, TheOne Show Gold Pencil, and the top honor by the Society for Experiential Graphic Design in 2014.
Mark grew up in the woods of 1960's Wisconsin with a decent clock radio,therapist parents, a pet raccoon and a lion, which is why he believes in the power of funk music, tear gas, unflinching honesty and untamed nature, especially when combined.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.