Start learning with our library of video tutorials taught by experts. Get started

Mark Tapio Kines

Mark Tapio Kines Mark Tapio Kines is an award-winning independent filmmaker. After obtaining his BFA from CalArts, he began his post-college career as a professional script reader. Mark then wrote and directed his first feature, Foreign Correspondents , in 1997. He launched a website for the film later that year, which raised $150,000 in finishing funds and established Foreign Correspondents as the first crowd-funded motion picture in history. Mark's second feature, Claustrophobia, was distributed by Lionsgate in 2004. Mark has also made several short films, including 2006's The Closest Thing to Time Travel, which won Grand Prize in an international competition sponsored by Getty Images. With eight feature-length screenplays under his belt, Mark has also worked as a copywriter (producing work for literally all the major Hollywood studios), film consultant, art director, graphic designer, and animator. You can read more about Mark's work—as well as hundreds of movie reviews and an eclectic assortment of lists—at www.cassavafilms.com.
1 course
  • view course page for Screenwriting Fundamentals

    Walks through the process of getting your screenplay idea out of your head and onto the printed page.

    2h 37m
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

“I am in love with the After Effects program and have already started to apply some animation on our web pages. Even at this baby-steps stage, it looks awesome. You guys are the best thing that ever happened.” —Ida P.
more from our members »

Try our tutorials

— every online course includes free video tutorials. Become a member to keep learning, with unlimited access to every course in our library.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked