Mark Apicella is an Emmy winner and five-time nominee for Supervise Producing and Lead Editing Jay Leno’s Garage for NBC.com. He has directed and edited branded content distributed on the web and TV for over a dozen companies including New Balance, Speed Stick, National Geographic, Discovery, Tostitos, and KFC. His work has received over 150+ million views online and his TV editing work has been broadcast internationally in over thirty countries.
His first feature screenplay, American Delinquent, ranked in the top 15% in the Nicholl Fellowship. He was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant For Science on Screen to produce his short Between Blood and Sand. He received a Best Editing Award for "The Garlock Incident" from Shockfest Film Festival.
Mark earned an MFA in Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is currently developing feature, television, and digital projects.
Name: Mark Apicella
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Director, Editor and Producer
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The Garlock Incident
Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Editor On December 16th, 2011, eight people on their way to Las Vegas stopped in the ghost town of Garlock, California. This footage documents what happened.
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The Macabre World of Lavender Williams
Film (Short, Adventure, Drama and Fantasy) Editor Eight year-old Lavender Williams, who recently lost her mother to cancer, sets off on an epic journey to find her Dad, whom she's never met. Her only companion is Lester, her late pet who's returned from the grave to help her. But the journey won't be easy for the girl and her zombie dog, for the evil presence of Sheriff Murdstone stalks them at every turn. Written by Anonymous
Film (Drama and Short) Director/Writer/Editor A father sees only one way to take away his daughter's pain: kill the man responsible. But is justice worth the cost?
Film (Short, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Editor RICHARD KINGSTON, remorseful billionaire, announces that his successor will be Theodore Kingston whose name no one heard of. Leaving furious family, Rich comes to 'Kingston' hospital where Dr. Ray grows Theo who is Rich's clone: Rich is about to transplant his brain into Theo's head and he'll live as Theo for another century. But Rich gets nervous because it is social suicide as well as physical rebirth. As Rich sympathizes with Theo, identity disorder becomes him, which makes Rich hurry transplant to satisfy his unlimited desire in this young body. Ray warns him of this danger. Meanwhile, Nathan, his first son, visits the hospital, leaving Rich a warning that family won't accept him. Ignoring Ray and Nathan, Rich goes through transplanting, becoming the first human being stepping on the new paradigm of life. Written by Spooky monkey
Jay Leno's Garage
Television (Documentary) Editor Jay Leno profiles cars and motorcycles and discusses other automotive topics in an online web series.
Between Blood and Sand
Film (Short and Drama) Director Between Blood and Sand is the story of a grieving biotech scientist in Afghanistan, self-destructing after the loss of his son to a land mine. Through an unexpected friendship with an Afghan father and son, he finds purpose amidst his grief and originates an idea with the potential to save thousands of lives. Written by Anonymous
Having It All
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Shockfest Film Festival, Best Editing, "The Garlock Incident"
Primetime Emmy, Non-fiction Short Form, "Jay Leno's Garage"
Alfred P. Sloan Science on Film, Student Production Grant