Welcome to my world. I'm an actor who hates waiting for shit to happen... So I create...
One of the projects I'm most proud of is my Streamy award winning series I co-created and starred in called The Bannen Way for Sony's Crackle.com.
So browse around - check out latest projects, videos, photos, news, blog posts and connect with me on the interwebs.
Bannen WATCH EPISODE #1
Neal Bannen wants to get out of the criminal lifestyle forever… but he owes $150,000 to the notorious prison gangster Sonny Carr. After failing to triple his money and losing all his money in a poker game, Bannen’s forced to do one more job.
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Past Events 2011
Dexter episode airs on Showtime
New series Once Upon by YouTube genius Myster Guitar Man launches. New episode every Tuesday.
Shooting new scripted series with Mystery Guitar Man and Taryn O'neill
Shooting McKenna Bourbon commercial
Shooting an episode of DEXTER.
Created by Felicia Day and directed by Sean Becker. Starring Felicia Day, Sandeep Parikh, Jeff Lewis and Guest Starring Mark Gantt.
LEAP YEAR - EP #10
Season Finale of the Branded Webseries created by Wilson Cleveland and starring Yuri Baranovsky, Wilson Cleveland, Alexis Boozer, Craig Bierko and Julie Warner
with Mark Gantt
Mark stars in a new trailer for Faux Film Fleshlightning with Jenna Haze, directed by Brandon Dermer.
Mark nominated for two BANFF Rockies Awards for The Bannen Way and an episode of Suite 7 he directed with Shannen Doherty.
Mark will be speaking on panel at NATPE's PicthCon
Mark will be on the very cool Radio Talk show KLEAN RADIO
Mark participating in Brian Rodda Consulting's Fireside Chat
Mark acting in super secret project. Details revealed soon.
Mark speaking on Mark & Elaine Zicree's SUPERMENTORS 2 Day Filmmakers Class with Michael Nankin, Neil Johnson and Suzanne Lyons.
Mark will be participating in The Young Storytellers Foundation 2011 Big Show at 6PM - Linwood Howe Elementary
Mark attends SXSW Interactive & Film Festival
Mark shoots a Guest-Star role on new Branded series called LEAP YEAR created by Wilson Cleveland, Yuri & Vlad Baranovsky
Mark's second episode he directed for SUITE 7 airs. Episode #7 - Company written by Wilson Cleveland & Yuri Baranovsky starring Shannen Doherty & Wilson Cleveland.
Mark begins shooting lead role in THE SECOND REGION OF NIGHT, written and directed by Antoni Sole. Shooting in Barcelona, Spain.
Check out Mark at the HOT AS HELL WEB SERIES FAN FEST in Palm Springs
Begin shooting HIDDEN IN THE WOODS in Houston, Texas opposite William Forsythe.
On panel for SAG-AFTRA's Liferaft with Yuri Baravovsky, Ian Moffit, Helena Santos and Zadi Diaz.
Moderating panel at Digital Hollywood CONTENT SUMMIT.
Shooting Pilot D-TEC, a series for new second screen technology Samsung.
Begin shooting THE NIGHT VISITOR. Produced by Mark Gantt, Directed by Jennifer Blanc-Biehn and starring Brianne Davis, Gary Cairns, Tara Buck, Jennifer Blanc-Biehn and Mark Gantt.
Booked new feature film HIDDEN IN THE WOODS. They are shooting the English Language version with Michael Biehn.
Mark begins teaching acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. Mark began studying with Milton Katselas in 1999.
Final day of shooting on WHOA! with Taryn Southern, Linda Blair and Leslie Jordan.
First season of new digital series THE INN launches. Created by Steve Silvmeran and stars Crystal Chappell and myself. I come towards the end of this season.
Shooting great film with Joe Penna again. Very excited about this project!
JANUARY 19 - 20
DONOR selected as part of the Unofficial GOOGLE+ Film Festival
Alexis Boozer wins Best Overall Actress
Begin shooting new digital series THE INN opposite Crystal Chappell (Days of Our Lives, Guiding Light, Venice the series)
Created by Steven Silverman (Pretty The Series)
New series MERIDIAN premiers on FOURTH WALL Studio's RIDESTV and on MYSTERY GUITAR MAN'S YouTube channel - November 20th.
First Glance Film Festival - Philadelphia
I won BEST DIRECTOR for DONOR!
Speaking at the 2nd Annual
Producing new online series
Created and Executive Produced by Sybil Temtchine & Steve Peros
Directed by Perry Andelin Blake
Executive Produced by Mark Gantt
Starring: Sybil Temtchine, Dennis Dugan, Frank Coraci, Eric Avari, Gwendolyn Yeo, Mark Gantt, Brianne Davis and Michael Lerner
Completed shooting Pilot Presentation THE PROGRAM that I produced and starred in.
Created by Matt Lutz, Directed by Dylan Mulick
With Robert Forster, Kate Siegel and Brett Fliesher
Shooting project with web funny man Jon Lajoie and Roddy Piper (one of the nicest guys I've met) - Check Roddy Piper and Jon Lajoie's site.
Attending AMONG FRIENDS screening at Universal City
Shannen Doherty honored for Best Individual Performance from the 2012 Webby Awards in the SUITE 7 episode "Company" that Mark directed. Episode was written by Yuri Baranovsky and stars Shannen and Wilson Cleveland.
DONOR - directed by Mark Gantt WINS "Best of the Fest" Award at INDIE CINEMA SERIES FESTIVAL
Short film I directed DONOR screens at BEVERLY HILLS SHORTS FEST
SECRET PROJECT REVEALED - I'm shooting HUNGER GAMES fan film STAR SQUAD playing Dr. Aurelius.
Shooting a few episodes of new digital series.