Mark Wilkinson (Director, Writer) is a narrative director, cinematog- rapher, documentarian, classical guitar geek born on the Charles River in Boston who thinks he has seen every dance movie since Breakin’ 2
– Electric Boogaloo.
He has has directed feature films, commercials, stage plays and music videos. Described by Kevin Thomas in the Los Angeles Times as “a deep-digging and personal filmmaker,” Mark made his feature film debut with Dischord, an art-house thriller that was released theatrically
by Artistic License Films. Called “a great independent film and a spectacular debut from filmmaker Wilkinson,” by Chris Gore of Filmthreat, Mark also wrote and directed award-winning short films. The Next Big Thing, a science fiction piece about virtual-reality gone awry, won a Saturn Golden Scroll Award from the Science Fiction Academy and has since been declared a “transgressive cinema classic” by British sci- fanzine rumourmachine.com. Sally & Angela, an action-adventure comedy, garnered multiple directing and comedy awards at festivals around the world.
Mark has directed scores of commercials as well as concert and performance videos for: Shakira, My Chemical Romance, Katy Perry, Alice in Chains, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Norah Jones, Train and many others. Mark studied History at the University of Massachusetts and is a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Stage Directors and Choreographers society, and the Lincoln Center Direc- tors Lab.