Shane Marr. With extensive background in film and television, S. Shane Marr has strong roots in the entertainment industry. His formal education includes training at a one-time film school in association with Steven Spielberg at Universal Studios Florida. After a thorough film education, he chose to remain at Universal Studios Florida where he opened an office in the Universal Studios Film Complex building 22, produced and directed many award winning films and documentaries, and began teaching film classes at Full Sail University. He then moved his company to Santa Monica, CA where he continued to produce and direct before moving his company back home to the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. With a solid film background and interest in new technology, Shane began shooting in High Definition and has now worked in that medium for over ten years. Since 1999, Shane has served as the CEO of Cinemarr Studios, a High Definition and 3D post-production facility.
Thus far in his career, Shane has won 13 FMPTA Crystal Reel Awards, Thirteen TELLY Awards, Two AXIEM Awards, a Videographer Award of Distinction, a Two- Time winner at the Houston Worldfest for Best Director, and is proud to announce 3 productions have been accepted to the Maco China International Digital Cinema Film Festival and Entertainment Technology Expo.
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The trailer showcasing George Lucas was shown at NAB 2015.
Other recent projects include: Executive Producer for "Angels Sing" starring Harry Connick Jr and Willie Nelson. This feature film is being distributed by LionsGate.
Randall also shot the "The Making of Angels Sing" that is included behind the scenes interviews that is in the DVD Release. "Closing Escrow" that aired on Mark Cuban's HDNet was Executive Produced by Randall.
His documentary "Makarios: A Rising Tide" he produced and directed in the Dominican Republic was recently showcased on PBS Austin.
He produced two 3D documentaries that were shot in Tennessee with Cinemarr and Shane Marr.
Randall also directed a 3 Camera shoot at the Stone Forest in the Yunnan Province of China.
Over the years Dark and his companies has been involved in hundreds of HD projects including feature films, documentaries, commercials, music videos, corporate presentations, product launches, and live events just to name a few. This list includes "Closing Escrow – The Movie" (Awkward Silence Productions) Lonestar, FFH and Sandi Patty Digital Cinema Concerts (CinEvents), David Lee Roth Concert (Texas Instruments), "Wyoming Wild" "Texas Wild" (HDNET) "Artist in the Round" (Discovery HD & INHD), European Getaways (Wealth TV) Lemonheads (NET Electronic Cinemas) Buick Riviera Launch (Busch Creative), Victor Victoria On Broadway (Metropolitan/NHK), Sting in Central Park, Garfunkel on Ellis Island (NHK), Superbowl XXX (NHK), NBA All-Star Game (PacBell to Electronic Cinemas) Manilow Live (Angotti Prods), George Strait "Write This Down" (Bill Young Prods), Muddy Waters (MEG/NHK/WETA), Fiesta in the Sky (PBS), Atlanta Olympics (NHK) Thunder on the Brazos (Discovery HD) Wild Hawaii (INHD & HDNET)
Speaking Engagements - Key Note address at the Creative Storage Conference in Las Vegas, the HD Summit in Los Angeles and the Production Innovations Forum in Toronto, Canada. Randall also has spoken at events including MIPCOM, CASBAA–Hong Kong, Tokyo International Film Festival, Banff World Television Festival, National Association of Broadcaster's Convention, International Electronic Cinema Festival, Consumer Electronic Show, creaTVty Zurich, Canadian Association of Broadcasters Convention, Hollywood Post Alliance, Ojai Film Festival, Bear Stearns Media Conference and NATPE.
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IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1354775/
Artistic Director Macau China Cinema Festival - http://www.macaodigitalcinema.com/en/festival/home/_155/randall+dark+productions?s=1
Macau China International Digital Cinema Festival - http://www.macaodigitalcinema.com/en/festival/home
High Definition - Back in 1986, Randall saw High Definition in Toronto for the first time and knew it was the future of moving images. A few short years later after working on the High Definition production of Chasing Rainbows for CBC, he founded HD Vision in New York City and Dallas. An undisputed pioneer in the emerging industry, Randall was the co-founder and creative force behind HD Vision Studios in Los Angeles. He is a member of the Television Arts and Sciences Academy. Dark also received one of the International Electronic Cinema Festival's top honors: The Pioneer Award, bestowed in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the success of HDTV.
Reviews of plays that Randall has directed - http://randalldarknews.blogspot.com/search/label/Theatre
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