Tuesday Crew Day: Mark Trent

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Tuesday Crew Day: Mark Trent

Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV?

I am originally from Organ Cave, WV. I have lived in NYC for the past three years and decided to move back to Lewisburg to focus on more projects in and around the state.

What was your first job in film production and what was the experience like?

I was a camera operator on a piece of branded content for Fifth and Pacific with Tim Gunn. It was fast paced shooting on the streets of Manhattan. The crew was great and we pulled it off without a hitch.

What was your last job and what were you responsible for?

My last large project was an editorial piece for Hennessy in Cognac, France. I was the Director of Photography.

What advice would you give someone wanting to work in the film industry?

Always learn from your mistakes and always find a way to learn something new from everyone you work with.