Mark Popejoy, Born November 20, 1968 and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. Mark started his acting and film making journey in 2000. Since then, he’s been cast in, gripped on, P.A.’d on, production managed and location and vehicle secured on a multitude of Nebraska made films. These include DIE SISTER DIE, SOCKETS, Alexander Payne’s NEBRASKA and most recently cast as lead in THE AMITYVILLE LEGACY. In addition to these, Mark has worked on a handful of commercials and music videos, all of which have been filmed in Nebraska. Mark is also partner in Splitsville Productions of Omaha producing cutting edge short and feature films. When Mark isn’t acting in or helping on film projects, he has been a devout husband to Jenny Popejoy since April 2005 and father of 4 great kids.
Prairie Lights has a proud tradition of bringing unique and talented Nebraska voices to the hosting duties and you’d be hard pressed to find someone as knowledgeable, hard working, and involved in the Nebraska film scene as Mark Popejoy. Mark will be curating Q&A’s as well as announcing and giving info about the films over the course of the entire 3 day weekend. Tickets are on sale right now for the low price of $10, so go get em!