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Mark Kassen

Co-Founder
at
A Starting Point

Mark Kassen is the founder of Like Minded Media Ventures and co-founder of the civic engagement platform A Starting Point. He is also a Golden Globe and Emmy nominated filmmaker, playwright and actor. Mark has a history of cultivating new filmmaking technology, utilizing it to create the Trigger Street Independent film fund with Dana Brunetti. In four years, TSI’s films garnered 11 Emmys and 4 Golden Globes.

Mark’s feature film directing and producing credits include PUNCTURE starring Chris Evans, BERNARD AND DORIS starring Ralph Fiennes and Susan Sarandon for HBO, and Chris Evans’s BEFORE WE GO. Mark has produced and been showrunner of multiple scripted, reality and documentary series across networks such as FOX TELEVISION, MTV, IFC, AMC and SUNDANCE CHANNEL. Mark also starred in the Tony Award winning Broadway production of The Last Night of Ballyhoo, as well as wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed off-Broadway, multi–media play Little Willy.

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Events featuring Mark Kassen

Mar 10, 2021
11:30am — 12:15pm

Events featuring Mark Kassen

Mar 10, 2021
11:30am — 12:15pm