Mark Apicella is a 2011 Emmy winner and five-time nominee for Producing and Editing "Jay Leno’s Garage" for NBC.com. He was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant For Science on Screen to produce his short "Between Blood and Sand". His USC Thesis film "Salvation, Texas" received a five star review from Film Threat. His first feature screenplay, "American Delinquent," ranked in the top 15% in the Nicholl Fellowship.
He has directed and edited branded content for numerous companies including New Balance, Men’s Speed Stick, Break Media, Tostitos, and KFC. He also edited the award-winning short The Macabre World of Lavender Williams, featuring Christopher Lloyd and John Lithgow and mentored by Robert Zemeckis.
He is currently developing several web, television, and feature projects, including the comedy web series "Campus Safety."
Mark earned an MFA in Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 2007 and his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001.