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Mark Emery Evening Lecture
October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Mark Emery grew up in Ocala and spent much of his youth in the woods often at the Drake ranch. He worked at Silver Springs wrestling alligators and milking rattlesnakes at the Ross Allen’s Reptile Institute. Later he went to work for Jordan Klein Film and Video. Jordan Klein Sr. built the first underwater cinema cameras and made technical advancements with Jacques Cousteau to make modern SCUBA possible. Mark worked on productions with Academy- award winner Jordan Klein, Sr. and his son for many years. Mark began producing, directing and shooting television shows, Natural History films and commercials about fish and wildlife for the BBC, National Geographic Television, The Smithsonian Channel, PBS Nature and The Discovery Channel. He has won two Emmys for Cinematography, a Chris Award, Wildlife Communicator of the Year Award and The Silver Springs International Film Festival “Audience Choice Award.”