Mark Jordan Burchick
410-353-8236 | MJBurchick@gmail.com | MJBurchick.com
Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science in Electronic Media and Film, and Mass Communications – Towson University – Film/Video/Digital Media, and Journalism Tracks (3.992 overall GPA, 4.0 GPA within majors)
2014 – Now
Serious Grip and Electric, Halethorpe, MD – Equipment Rental Representative
Member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 487 Mid-Atlantic Studio Mechanics and Broadcast Technicians
2013 – Now
Freelance Film Production, Balt.-Wash. Metropolitan Area – Grip, Electric, Camera, and Production Departments
15Four Digital Marketing Agency. Summer Producing Intern.
The Towerlight – Baltimore Student Media, Towson, MD – Newspaper Delivery
Tiger Reels Video Rental, Towson, MD – Retail Manager
Filmography and Independent Credits
Untitled Monastery Brewing Documentary. Writer/Director.
Untitled Oyster Stout Documentary. Writer/Director.
Dump Truck Bounty Hunter. Writer/Director/Actor/Editor.
Exquisite Corpses. Anthology Film Project. Midnight Crew Studios. Writer/Director of a Digital Short.
Movie Palace. Digital Short Video. Co-Producer, Gaffer.
The Multiple Transgressions of the King of the Gods. Arriflex 16mm Film. Co-Producer, Gaffer.
The Bottom Line. Digital Short Documentary. Written and Directed By.
Official Selection – 2014 Bethesda Film Festival, Bethesda, MD
Honorable Mention – Arts Club of Washington 2014 Scholarship, Washington D.C.
Best of the Festival – 2013 Halfway There Film Festival, Towson, MD
And the Award Goes Too… Digital Short Video. Executive Producer, Production Design, Grip.
Best of the Festival – 2014 Media Arts Festival, Towson, MD
Mass Media and Society. Animated Digital Short. Written and Animated By.
Revolving Doors. Feature Length Documentary Film. Hayden 5, LLC. 2nd Unit Assistant Camera.
The Armor of Light. Feature Length Documentary Film. Fork Films. Assistant Camera for D.C. Crew.
Official Selection – 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, 2015 AFI Docs
ESPN 30 for 30: Dunbar Poets. Feature Length Documentary Film. ESPN Films. Lightbox Entertainment. Grip and Electric.
Human Kinda. Reyna Productions. Amazon/JetBlue Documentary Web Series. Gaffer.
Mercy Street. TV Show. PBS. Mansion House. Day Player Set Lighting Technician.
All Rise. Feature Length Documentary. Cinema Capital. Production Assistant.
House of Cards. TV Netflix. Knight Takes King Productions. Reoccurring Day Player Production Assistant.
Poker Night in America. 2nd Unit Camera. CBS Sports. Rush Street Productions.
Z*Con. Feature Length Digital Film. Big Damn Films. 2nd Unit Gaffer, Grip/Electric Swing.
Call Girl of Cthulhu. Feature Length Digital Film. Midnight Crew Studios. Additional Camera Operator. Key Grip.
Official Selection of 27 film festivals – Premiered at 2014 Maryland Film Festival
PBS Nova: JFK Assassination. Television. Lone Wolf Media. Production Assistant.
Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier. Feature Length, Digital Film. Day Player Production Assistant for the D.C. Crew.
Professional Services and Workshops
Guest Technician Night. Panel Discussion of Industry Professionals at Towson University. October 17th, 2016.
Getting to Know Your (Local) Industry. Professional Workshop at Towson University. September 29th, 2016.
2014 – 2016
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Freelance Grip and Electric, Camera, Audio Engineer. Commercial.
2014 – 2015
Lambda Kappa Tau Co-President Advisory Board
Alumni Advisory Board for LKT
2013 – 2014
College of Fine Arts and Communication Student Connection Advisory Board
Advisory board of student group leadership and COFAC Deans
Co-President. Lambda Kappa Tau (LKT) Co-Ed Media Production Society.
Legal Committee Member
Philanthropy Committee Member
Arts Committee Chair
Instructor – Set Hierarchy and Set Etiquette Workshop – LKT Towson University – Oct. 20th
Moderator – Microbudget Filmmaking Panel – LKT Towson University – Nov. 17th
Legal Chair. Lambda Kappa Tau Co-Ed Media Production Society.
Frederick 72 Hour Film Festival
Best Amateur Film 2010 – The Other Side
Finalist 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Frederick 72 Hour Script Festival
Finalist – Trip or Treat
Honors and Awards
Beulah M. Price Scholarship Endowment
Highest honor in the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Honoree is selected from six candidates representing the six majors in the College of Fine Arts and Communication.
George F. Rogers Scholarship
Michael J. Robinson Scholarship
Barry Levinson Scholarship Fund
Alexander Sidorowicz Memorial Fund
Dean’s List Honoree
Franklin, Will C. “Life on the Screen.” The Gazette [Bethesda, MD]. Quoted for Bethesda Film Fest entry The Bottom Line. 19 Mar. 2014: A-12, A-16. Print.