Mark is an independent filmmaker, director of photography and photographer. He has spent the last 14 years traveling Latin America producing films and photography. His first feature, MARMATO, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and went on to win 15 international awards, including the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Seattle International Film Festival. It was distributed by Participant Media, Netflix and Univision. His second feature, A RIVER BELOW premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival to critical acclaim and won the Environmental Doc Award at the Sheffield Documentary Festival and the Audience Award at the Zurich Film Festival. It was distributed by Grasshopper Film and Netflix. He is the winner of grants from the Sundance Institute, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Cinereach, Bertha Foundation, and the Candescent Award. He was recently selected as one of DOC NYC’s 40 under 40 documentary talents.

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