Mark Dispenza

Mark Dispenza

Screenwriter and director in New Orleans, Louisiana

About Mark

I'm a writer-director in the New Orleans area. A former news reporter, I have been a writer and storyteller all of my life. My screenplay, The Laughter of Children, was a winner of the Scriptwriters Network Hollywood Outreach (HOP) program. In the past I've directed short films and local television docs. Currently I'm creating a graphic novel and writing a science fiction web series to be shot in rural Louisiana.

Name: Mark Dispenza

Lives in: New Orleans, Louisiana

Occupation: Screenwriter and Director

Unique traits: I worked for nearly 7 years for a Japanese company, including 3 years in Japan and speak conversational Japanese. My travels have taken me all over the globe, including a month in Serbia on a Rotary International exchange program in 2014.


  • Scriptwriters Network HOP winner



  • University of Sourthern California

  • Jesuit High School New Orleans

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  • Since: November 2011
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