While Director, Mark Osborne, is known for big studio hits like Kung Fu Panda, SpongeBob SquarePants, and The Little Prince, he’s an independent filmmaker at heart. It’s on his first projects (More, Greener, etc) that his independent spirit was formed. We focus on these early projects, skipping Kung Fu Panda, in favor of discussing Mark’s directing philosophies, artistic inspirations, current projects, and his hope for the next generation of independent filmmakers. This episode is packed with valuable information. Enjoy!
Some of Mark’s early inspirations:
Mark’s first projects:
Behind the Scenes:
Thanks to Bonny Báez for creating the show’s background music.