Animated short films and reactive/interactive artworks for public art installations.
Mark is an animation industry veteran and educator who has worked at major animation and VFX studios on award-winning feature films and innovative interactive titles. He has several award-winning animated short films that have screened at numerous international film festivals.
As an academic and founding faculty for the animation area at Nanyang Technological University Singapore's School of Art, Design & Media, he established the digital animation area of the school where numerous students have gone on to successful careers in animation. He received a prestigious national award as part of the Singapore Prison's Yellow Ribbon Project 2009, from the Government of Singapore for his work with students and inmates, teaching storytelling with game-based storytelling systems.
He has received significant funding from the National Research Foundation/Media Development Authority of Singapore. More than 10 million Singapore Dollars committed for collaborative research and 2 million for personal animation research. He chaired the SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 conference's Art Gallery in Hong Kong and the SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Educators Program in Singapore.
His current work is in experimental art/sci animation research that utilizes aspects of intuitive, assumptive cultural models to describe the nature of existence as confirmed through Quantum Theory.
Experimental Films: Finalist
NOCTURNE
4th Dimension Independent Film Festival
Bali
2021
Selected
NOCTURNE
Infinity Film Festival
London
2021
Award Winner
NOCTURNE
London International Web & Shorts Film Festival (UK)
London
2021
Semi-Finalist
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
London International Web & Shorts Film Festival (UK)
London
2021
Finalist
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Beyond the Curve International Film Festival
Paris
2021
Finalist
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
New York Istanbul Short Film Festival
New York Istanbul
2021
Nominee
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Rotterdam Independent Film Festival
Rotterdam
2021
Finalist - Animation
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Flixze Film Festival
Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
2021
Latino Short Film
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Latino FEEDBACK Film Festival
Los Angeles
2020
Semi-Finalist: Best Original Score in Animation Film
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
New York Animation Film Awards (NYAFA)
New York City
2020
Experimental
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Mosaic World Film Festival
Rockford, Illinois 61101
2020
Experimental Film
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Synergy Film Festival
New York City
2020
Animation
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Monthly Indie Shorts
2020
Finalist: Short Films
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
The Flight Deck Film Festival
New York City
2020
Fine Art, Music, Experimental and Dance, Documentary, Animation
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
International Fine Arts Film Festival
Santa Barbara, CA
2020
Best Animation
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival
Malibu, CA 90264
2020
Special Screening
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
International Beyond Film festival Special Edition Climate Change
Karlsruhe
2020
Industry Award: Best Visual Effects
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Raw Science Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2020
Official Selection: U.S. EXPERIMENTAL or ANIMATON
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Official Latino Film and Arts Festival
Palm Desert, CA 92260
2020
Deep Space 8k
Quantum LOGOS (vision serpent)
Ars Electronica Festival 2019, Deep Space 8k
Linz
2019
College
University of California Los Angeles
Motion Picture Television - Animation
College
Arizona State University
Fine Arts - Drawing
Birth Date
January 28, 1958
Birth City
El Paso, Texas
Current City
Los Angeles, CA / Singapore
Hometown
Yuma, Arizona
Height
6'3"
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Mexican-American
Eye Color
Brown
Married To
Ina Conradi
Children
Tate, Ana
Animated short films and reactive/interactive artworks for public art installations.