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Mark Rinehart

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Mark Rinehart is an Emmy-nominated producer and director whose network credits include programming for Discovery, Travel Channel, Oprah Winfrey Network, and Current Television. He received an MA in film from Stanford University. Mark produced “Decoding Deepak”, a theatrically released film on Deepak Chopra, and “#chicagoGirl” (a feature-length film about a young woman who manages the Syrian revolution from her laptop in suburban Chicago). 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.