Mark Rinehart is an Emmy-nominated director whose network credits include programming for Discovery, National Geographic, Travel Channel, Oprah Winfrey Network, and Current Television. He has also created digital content campaigns for a wide range of brands including Intel, Toyota, Ford, Chevy, Starbucks, HP, and Pepsi.
Mark recently produced “Joshua: Teenager Vs. Superpower” a feature length documentary that picked up the audience award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Netflix Originals acquired the film while at Park City. He also produced “Decoding Deepak”, a theatrically released film on Deepak Chopra, and “#chicagoGirl” (a feature-length doc about a young woman who manages the Syrian revolution from her laptop in suburban Chicago). Both of these films can be found on Netflix as well as Apple streaming or download. While at Current Television, Mark developed and executive produced the critically acclaimed “Embedded” music series. In-depth profiles of artists ranging from Common to Ben Harper earned the show positive reviews in Rolling Stone and Billboard magazine. He directed the premiere episode that featured Mos Def’s tour of Japan. Mark also executive produced and directed “TV Free Burningman”, a flagship series that earned a national Emmy nomination. Prior to his tenure at Current, he directed multiple segments for the award winning PBS series “Spark”. His short film “Jumpers” premiered at SXSW and screened in multiple festivals including San Francisco International and Silverdocs. He received an MA in film from Stanford University.