Two Guys in a Bar

Comic drama, 16 min., 2017

A Marked Men Films and Silverlight productionWritten by Mark Cornell
Directed by Paul Newell
With Mark Jantzen and Mark Cornell
Cinematography by K. James Peterson

Two old friends from the neighborhood come to a crossroads.

Man in the House

Dark drama, 9 min., 2017

A Marked Men Films production
With Mark Jantzen and Mark Cornell
Made with an iPhone using FiLMiC Pro

Danger awaits when a construction worker attempts to retrieve some missing ladders at a remote country house.

Medals

Drama, 15 min., 2016

A Marked Men Films production
Written and directed by Mark Cornell
Based on the play by Mark Cornell
With Mark Jantzen, Christine Rogers, Montana Barnes, and Madeline Taylor
Made with an iPhone using FiLMiC Pro

A family is at odds when a young heartsick wife plans to reunite with her husband, who is deserting during wartime.

Until the End of Time

Drama, 14 min., 2016

A Marked Men Films production
Written and directed by Mark Cornell
With Mark Jantzen, Lisa Levin, Paul Newell, Nancy Newell, John Paul Middlesworth, Miranda Day, Jake Bailey, and Meredith Sause
Made with an iPhone using FiLMiC Pro

A man wakes up in the woods, bloody and barefooted, unsure of where he is and how he got there.  As he searches for a way out, he pieces together his fate.


The Obit

Drama, 12 min., 2015

Written by Mark Cornell, from the play
Directed and produced by Mark Cornell
With Julie Oliver and Dan Oliver
Cinematographer, Jim McQuaid

A grieving couple writes and rewrites their son’s obituary

All the Answers

Comedy, 8 min., 2013

Written by Mark Cornell, from the playDirected and produced by Grant Wilson
Carnival Studios in Sydney, Australia
With Andrew Crabbe and Zara Zoe
Cinematographer, Benjamin Shirley

A middle-aged man dies and goes to a place between heaven and hell in which all of life’s questions can be answered. Greeting him is Isabelle, a bored, prickly, know-it-all teenager.

A House in Los Osos

Ghost story, 34 min., 2012

Written and directed by Mark Cornell
With Anne-Caitlin Donohue, Paul Newell, Melissa Lozoff, Sarah Huck, Julie Fishell, Hannah Horrell, Estes Tarver, and Tricia Huegerich
Cinematography by K. James Peterson

A young woman’s troubled childhood comes flooding back when her disturbed mother dies in a mental institution and her guilt-stricken father is certain he has seen the woman’s ghost.  She doesn’t believe him.  And doesn’t want to.

The Camera

Suspense, 10 min., 2007

Written and directed by Mark Cornell

A man unearths a digital camera in his back yard and narrates its ghostly, and tragic, contents.  Told entirely through photographs  and a voice over.

Mr. Moonlight

Dramady, 30 min., 2007

Written by Estes Tarver
Directed by Mark Cornell
With Estes Tarver, Sarah Huck, and Joan Darling
Cinematography by K. James Peterson

A lonely man with a powerful secret attempts to find his place in the world.