Mark was born in Manhattan, the son of renowned mezzo soprano Jan DeGaetani. He began acting in junior high school and soon thereafter discovered an affinity for the written word. Author of sixteen short stories and ten screenplays, Mark is the creative force behind the production efforts at Rudderpost Films. He has produced/directed several television commercials, a TV pilot, and a documentary, and his debut horror short, The Dollhouse, was screened at more than 15 international festivals and won several awards.
Three of Mark's other screenplays are currently in development, and he is expected to make his feature directorial debut later this year with the cultural drama, Con Alas Pintadas (On painted Wings) to be shot in the Dominican Republic in conjunction with Tesoro Pictures out of New Mexico.
Mark currently commutes to and from the Dominican Republic, where he lives with his beautiful wife, Rosa, and their 3 children.
Film (Thriller) Producer Four best friends embark on a luxurious wine tasting and soon find themselves fighting for their lives.
Film (Horror and Thriller) Producer When five random co-eds at LA's biggest college are the lone survivors of a virus outbreak, they must depend on each other and their differences to run from the infected that hunt them.
Film Miscellaneous Crew
Marine Media World
Television (Sport) Producer A new program stylized for multiple market(s), Marine Media World is geared to expose the yachting/boating lifestyle to television audiences worldwide, while bringing news, event and boat racing coverage to the screen from locations rarely covered. With an eye toward edgy content, a modern shooting style, and some of the world's most beautiful and interesting locations, Marine Media World is a unique, first-of-its-kind program that offers both existing yacht owners and dreamers alike an up-close and personal look at some of the world's most beautiful and exotic yachting destinations. Written by Producer
Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew The coming of age journey of Samuel, a young Haitian boy whose life takes a tragic turn when his father is kidnapped, and he then decides to travel to the United States and Canada to find his mother.
Film (Short and Horror) Producer The graceful old house by the creek may seem like the perfectly wholesome setting for beautiful Wendy White and her angelic six-year-old daughter, Lilly. While Lilly enjoys playing with her dolls, her mother delights in toying with the men she draws to her door. But things aren't always what they seem... You see, deep down inside, Wendy is a very bad girl. Written by Anonymous
America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back
Television (Documentary, Crime and Drama) Actor In this series, John Walsh, the father of a murdered child hosts this show that illustrates crime stories which have lead to the capture of hundreds of fugitives from the law. With as much luridness and accuracy as possible, various crimes are dramatically recreated with an appeal for any viewer with information as to the crime and the perpetrators to call the show and the authorities and help the cause of justice. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Painted Wings