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Mark Voelpel

Assistant Professor

Location: 211 West End Building
Phone: 718.951.5000 x2607
Fax: 718.951.4733

Mark Voelpel has worked in a wide variety of capacities in the film, television and media industries. He supervised visual effects for feature films such as The Shadow, Braveheart, Demolition Man and The Last Action Hero. He directed more than 50 television commercials for clients such as Chrysler, BellSouth, SC Johnson, LG Digital and Intel. He was the DP for a variety of short and feature films, including the nationally distributed and award-winning feature documentary One Nation Under God and the short The Strange Case of Balthazar Hyppolite, which was a finalist for Best Short for the 1993 Academy Awards. He conceived of and directed the movies, as well as the overall website,, which screened on 25 TV stations nationally, and won website of the day on Alexander Cockburn's Counterpunch. He recently directed a national commercial campaign for the Department of Energy, designed to persuade consumers to save money by saving energy.

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