New York Film Academy Guest Speakers
DIRECTOR | PRODUCER
Mark Pellington is a director and producer, who got his start directing music videos for U2, Crystal Waters, De La Soul, and Pearl Jam. His video for Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy” won four MTV Music Video awards in 1993, including ‘Best Director’ and ‘Video of the Year,’ and his video for Whale’s song “Hobo Humpin’ Slobo Babe” won the inaugural MTV Europe Music Award for ‘Best Video’ in 1994. Pellington has also worked with musical artists Michael Jackson, Demi Lovato, Imagine Dragons, Foo Fighters, Nine Inch Nails, Linkin Park, Echosmith, Dave Matthews, Moby, Damian Marley, Bruce Springsteen, and many more.
Pellington has also had a career of directing feature films, including period drama Going All the Way, starring Ben Affleck and Rachel Weisz, paranoia thriller Arlington Road, starring Tim Robbins and Jeff Bridges, cult film The Mothman Prophecies with Richard Gere, and Nightwalkers with Game of Thrones actor Alfie Allen. Pellington also recently created the 13-part series, Survive, starring Sophie Turner and Corey Hawkins for the new, innovative mobile streaming app, QUIBI.
The Mothman Prophecies, Survive, Nightwalkers, Going All the Way, The Last Word