Born in southern California, Mark Crawford has lived in multiple states on the west coast including Nevada, New Mexico, and Colorado. While attending the University of Colorado, he immersed himself in a wide range of filmmaking styles and techniques including animation, documentary, narrative, and experimental. His films have received many national and international accolades including an official selection at Silver Docs film festival for his short documentary Synesthesia and an official selection at the SOUNDS New Contemporary Music Festival in England for his animated film Seven Deadly Sins. As a composer/songwriter, Mark has enjoyed writing music for a variety of projects including documentaries, narratives, and five musical comedies including The Final Hour.
His scoring credits include projects by students at CU, NYU, USC, and University of British Columbia as well as Chadder's Adventures, a nationally syndicated children's video series, and The Torturer, an independent feature film released in the Spring of 2009. Mark currently his owns a rapidly growing production company, Final Hour Films, which specializes in a all aspects of production. He is also currently in the process of scoring a feature documentary, Chasing Ice, about a photographer’s quest to capture the effects of global warming using a series of time-lapses all around the world.