I have been asked to conduct a series of screenwriting classes by the Mercer County (NJ) Library System. Classes will be held at the Lawrence Library branch. The first class begins on Saturday February 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm and will run for a total of three consecutive weeks. Classes are expected to last 90-120 […]
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If you are a screenwriter or want to be there is likely an idea or two rumbling around in your head that you would like to write. In respect of the calendar flipping to 2013 and in celebration of our new lease on life after fooling those meddling Mayans, I offer you a plan. […]
Introducing the newly designed markvioli.com. With increased functionality, social integration and seamless blog, I expect this design to serve me well for at least the next couple years. The “bones” of the site are very similar to the previous version. But the look was given a complete bottom-up overhaul. New content including updated photos and […]
I don’t often write about my day job as a web designer on this blog. I want the focus here to be more on my aspirations and successes as a writer and actor. But I’ve been on the receiving end of a most interesting phone call I simply must share. First, some background. I have […]
I was called to work on the film Paranoia. I was brought as a union background actor and spent most of the day driving my car in a city street shot. This was the first day of shooting as the production crew transformed downtown Philadelphia into Midtown Manhattan bringing in numerous NYC taxis and relabeling […]
As I have previously announced, my drama ROEBLING: The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge is in development with Theater To Go for a limited run New York City production. Through a partnership with Fractured Atlas, we are able to accept tax-deductible donations. And the time for funding is now! We’re seeking $36,000 or more in […]