Writer/Director Mark F Kindred grew up as an immigrant in the projects. He earned his bachelor degree in philosophy from Harvard University and has lived and travelled all over the world. He is the current recipient of the Williard T.C. Johnson Fellowship and the 2014 Faculty Commendation Award in the graduate film program at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. His short film America premiered at the SXSW film festival, and he has recently been selected as a fellow in the 2015 Sundance Screenwriting and Directing labs with his feature film 'Rogue'.