Mark Friedman – Sound Design



Originally from New York City, Mark is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music with a BA in music. He started his career in sound at David Wolper Productions, working on the first, award winning National Geographic special. Mark then became a recording engineer/music editor at the legendary Gold Star studios and continued his career, for the next decade, with Columbia Records.

In the fall of 1978 Mark moved into video, multi-media, and radio production as head of the sound studios at ’The Media Staff‘. Since 1990 Mark has worked in the documentary world with Moriah films and has played a major roll in every production they have done, including sound design for ‘The Long Way Home’ which won the academy award for best documentary in 1997.

In 2007, Mark won a ‘Telly’ award for his sound design on a project for Los Angeles County DPSS.

Recent productions include ’It Is No Dream’ and ‘The Prime Ministers’, for Moriah and his directorial debut with “My Mother’s Voice and ‘Journey to Cordoba'(in progress), two independent productions.