Rona Naomi Mark

BA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. MFA, Columbia University. Award-winning writer, director, and producer. Festivals and awards include: Best of Fest, Edinburgh International Film Festival; Audience Choice Award, Filmmaker Magazine; Scenario Award, Canadian International Film and Video Festival; Best Short (second place), Galway Film Fleadh; Best Comedy/Best of Night, Polo Ralph Lauren New Works Festival; BBC’s Best Short Film About the Environment, Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival; opening-night selection, Three Rivers Film Festival; Hong Kong International Jewish Film Festival; Irish Reels Film Festival; Seattle True Independent Film Festival; New Filmmakers Screening Series; Hoboken International Film Festival; Miami Jewish Film Festival; Munich International Student Film Festival; Palm Beach International Jewish Film Festival; Pittsburgh Israeli Jewish Film Festival; Toronto Jewish Film Festival; Vancouver Jewish Film Festival; finalist, Pipedream Screenplay Competition; third prize, Acclaim TV Writer Competition; second place, TalentScout TV Writing Competition; finalist, People’s Pilot Television Writing Contest; Milos Forman Award; finalist, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Student Film Awards. Current feature film projects include: screenwriter/director/producer, Strange Girls, Mdux Pictures, LLC; screenwriter/director, Shoelaces. SLC, 2007–

Courses taught in Visual Arts

Courses from previous years

  • Introduction to Filmmaking: Where to Put the Camera
  • Making the Genre Film: Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy
  • Screenwriting: Finishing The First Draft of Your Feature Film
  • Screenwriting: Structuring and Writing the Narrative Feature Film
  • Making the Genre Film: Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy
  • Screenwriting: Introduction to Writing Movies
  • Script to Screen
  • Script to Screen
  • First-Year Studies: Finding Yourself In Film: An Introduction to Filmmaking
  • Writing Movies: Simple Screenplay Structure

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