Wisconsin (MKE Premiere)
Running Time: TBA
Screening Time: Saturday, Sept 12th 6pm
A Lounge Singer with a odd name has a strange past.
Mark Maj's extensive film background includes a variety of projects both behind and in front of the camera, as well as screenwriting. His film acting roles include being a featured extra in Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers", "Home Alone 2", "Fred Claus", "Mad Dog and Glory","Derailed", "Stranger than Fiction", and "Curly Sue", just to name a few. His Television credits include the starring role in several episodes of The Weather Channel Series, "When Weather Changed History", portraying Chicago's 1st Mayor, "Mayor Ogden". He has also worked on The Discovery Channel's, "Investigation Discovery: Operation Undercover", portraying several mobsters. In addition, Mark co-produced and co-hosted a television series in Illinois called "Random Access".
Behind the camera, he has worked on numerous film projects inclusive of "Dead of Night", "Farewell Darkness", "Second Moon", "Serum", "Zombie Frat House", "Caged", "Conversations" and "Quack.
His educational background in film includes Columbia College in Chicago and the school, Chicago Filmmakers. Mark and his wife Leslie reside in Racine, WI. where they base their production company, Monkey Films.
Wildwood Film Festival, Appleton, WI World Premiere March 21, 2015 Winner - Founder's Choice Award