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Mark Krenzien

Director/Writer, Journey to Space 3D IMAX Film

Mark Krenzien has enjoyed a diverse film and television career for more than thirty-five years. Beginning as an Emmy-winning film editor, and then as a cinematographer, Mark’s early credits include Making Michael Jackson’s Thriller, as well as music videos for numerous international pop stars.

Mark has written, produced, and directed documentaries for ABC, HBO, Showtime, and Discovery. Krenzien has also written screenplays for Universal, Paramount, and Showtime for whom he also directed the award-winning drama, The Letters From Moab, which screened at Sundance, Berlin, Deauville and other international film festivals.

More recently, Mark has been the writer, producer, and/or director of 12 large-format IMAX films including Humpback WhalesJourney to the South PacificAdventures in Wild CaliforniaThe Mystery of the NileThe AlpsGrand Canyon Adventure, and Arabia, all for MacGillivray Freeeman Films.

As an environmental activist and outdoor enthusiast, Krenzien particularly enjoys the challenge of filming in demanding far-flung locations from war-torn Iraq and earthquake ravaged Haiti—to a giant NASA clean room and idyllic tropical Tonga.

Biographical information from Journey to Space.

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