Mark Heyman was born and raised in New Mexico, and graduated from Brown University in 2002. After attending NYU’s graduate film program, he began working as the director of development for Protozoa Pictures, the production company of filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (PI, REQUIEM FOR A DREAM, THE FOUNTAIN). Outside of his work at Protozoa, he co-wrote the screenplays for THE SKELETON TWINS, a finalist for the 2007 Sundance Screenwriting Lab, WORKING STIFFS which is being produced by Benderspink, and SARAHN_12, winner of the 2007 Sloan Feature Film Grant. Currently, he’s a co-producer on Aronofsky’s latest film, THE WRESTLER, starring Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood.
Mark Heyman was awarded a Feature Production grant at NYU in 2007 for SARAHN_12