Mark Lipman has worked as a documentary filmmaker for over twenty years, exploring a wide range of subjects from domestic violence to human sexuality to affordable housing and community organizing. His films have been broadcast nationally on public television and won numerous awards.
Mr. Lipman has also produced media for public interest groups throughout New England and has worked as a freelance editor at WGBH and other Boston-area companies. Before moving to California in 2004, he made programs for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum documenting the creation of new artwork by internationally renowned artists-in-residence. Most recently he completed editing work on Alaska Far Away, a feature documentary about a controversial New Deal program that relocated 200 destitute farm families into the wilds of Alaska.
He has taught production and editing workshops for young people and adults and recently completed an MFA in filmmaking at the Massachusetts College of Art in conjunction with the completion of his most recent film, Father’s Day. He has been an active member of New Day Films since 1981.