Mark Millhone has taught all aspects of screencraft at a number of film programs including New York University, Columbia University, North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina, Wilmington. He has led international film workshops in Italy and the Czech Republic and consults widely in the areas of new media, film production, entrepreneurship and arts education. He holds an MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University where his student film, Christmas in New York, won the Academy Award for Best Student Film. Other awards include the New Line Cinema Award, Westmoreland Davis Fellowship and the Ralph Rosenblum Comedy Award. His most recent feature film, the sci-fi feature Universal Squadrons, premiered at the Comic-Con Film Festival and was distributed by Archstone/Maverick Entertainment. Current projects in development include the dramatic series Delta Blues and the feature film Serenity Falls, both for Dreamfly Productions (Homestretch, A Birder’s Guide to Everything, Horseplayers). Also active as a producer in new media, he is the series creator, writer, director and star of MensHealth.com’s first foray in entertainment programming, KRUSH. Mark is also a national magazine columnist and book author. His memoir, The Patron Saint of Used Cars and Second Chances, was published by Rodale Books.
MFA, Directing, Columbia University