Academy-award nominee Mark Rasmussen was born in Oakland and studied film at the University of Southern California. His career spans award-winning work as a commercial producer/director/director of photography on feature films, television and advertising as well working for clients such as ABC-TV and Discovery Networks. His numerous awards include CLIO’s, EMMY’s and the New York Film Festival. He has DP’d several documentaries, music videos, political ads and also works as a freelance photographer. Currently he is developing a theatrical project centered on the adult film industry.