Talent Guide

Mark Jackson

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Grants and Awards 2012


Named One of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent film, Writer/Director Mark Jackson was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He graduated with a degree in literature from the University of California and went on to pursue graduate studies in cinematography at Rome’s Cinecitta’ Studios. His first film, Without, won multiple awards on the festival circuit, and he received the 2012 Audi Someone to Watch Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Current Project

Without (Narrative Feature)


On a remote wooded island, a young woman becomes caretaker to an old man in a vegetative state. Her isolated routine devolves into a struggle with sexuality, guilt and loss.