Marc grew up in the Sacramento, CA valley but has lived in a variety of places including; Los Angeles, Utah and Argentina and is bi-lingual (English/Spanish). He has been involved with a variety of film, television, internet and commercial projects over the years. He is also writing, directing and a fight coordinator and has done some sketch comedy and improv. Marc has been performing since elementary school. He has done singing telegrams, entertained at kids parties as many characters, that included balloon twisting, and has traveled all over, including over seas, to perform. He is now a father of five, Personal Safety Advocate, Self Defense Trainer, Martial Artist, Multiple Black Belt Holder and of course an Aspiring Actor, voice-over artist, filmmaker and fight choreographer and loves to work with creative, talented, dedicated, driven and kind people.
He is also running an independent production company called Ring22 Entertainment. The name Ring 22 came from a genetic disorder that Marc's oldest son was diagnosed with at 2 weeks old; Chromosome 22 Ring. His son has had an array of health challenges but despite that has been a huge inspiration and source of strength to Marc and his family. This source of innocence, strength and inspiration has fueled the desire to create and better himself in film and entertainment.
Name: Marc Gardner
Lives in: Orangevale, California
Company: Ring22 Entertainment
Occupation: Actor, Voice Artist, Filmmaker and Stunt Coordinator
Unique traits: Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)
Official Selection - Global Short Film Awards (The Within)
Best Sci-Fi Film - 15 Minutes of Fame Film Festival (The Within)
Official Selection - Blackbird Film Festival (The Within)
Official Selection - Wizard World Film Festival (The Within)
Official Selection - Phoenix Comicon Film Festival (The Within)
Best Comedy Short - Asians on Film Festival Winter - Supporting Actor (Office Romance)
Official Selection - Citrus Heights Talent Quest (The Within)
Official Selection - SLC Comic Con Film Festival (The Within)
Official Selection - All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival - Lead Actor (The Break Up)
Official Selection - PCS Film Festival (The Within)
Best Film - Life Fest Film Festival - Lead Actor (The Choice)
Best Film - WAVE Award in Sports Entertainment - Lead Actor (The Break Up)
Audience Choice Award - PCS Film Festival - Lead Actor (The Break Up)
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Fight 4 Your Life
Film (Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Sport) Actor The journeys we make are the journeys we take. Meet Fleet. From the time he was a boy he's trained his mind and body for combat, in the boxing ring and out. On this night, the night of the long awaited boxing match against his old rival, Fleet has been thrown into a peculiar kaleidoscope of events that is threatening to stop him from reaching the most important fight of his career. The key is to draw from his years of training and the teachings of his mentor to make it through the challenges. But just because he has the know-how and ability doesn't mean he will succeed. Fleet knows all too well nothing worth anything comes easy. He's spent his entire life fighting in one way or another. But the variety of walls that seek to halt his journey to the big show are quite unique at every turn. So odd are some that Fleet may question the very makings of his reality. Indeed, it is now, on this strange night, that he must absolutely hold true to himself. Everything he has learned must fall ... Written by one studios
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Film (Short, Action, Drama and Sci-Fi) Actor Invaders attack earth. Captain Matthews may have found what leads to ending the war but is he in for more than he bargained for?
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I (Almost) Got Away with It
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Clothing Not Optional
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Film (Drama) Actor Suzanne Cash's holistic work with children suffering from life-threatening diseases has earned her an award, but evoked an enemy. Dr. Paulsen relies on experimental drugs to treat his pediatric patients and will not tolerate her meddling... When Dr.Paulsen retaliates...Suzanne is left with only moments to live. However, what the evil doctor never expected... was someone from beyond the grave to come to her rescue! Written by Anonymous
Film (Drama) Actor Brad returns from Iraq only to lose his girlfriend. Depressed, nothing seems to help until an unexpected gift re-opens his heart and shows him that sometimes you need a little help from your friends.
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The Wedding Planner
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