MARK W. ZAMBRANO
Thousand Oaks, CA   91360




RESUME OBJECTIVE
To continue life in the Entertainment Industry as: Art Director, Lighting Director, Set Construction, Set Decorator, F/X, Prop Master, Gaffer, Key Grip, Fight Captain, Stunt Coordinator, Stunt Performer, Character Actor, Instructor/Coach, Set Medic, Camera Utiliy/Motorcycle w/side car

EXPERIENCE
30+Years in Feature Film & TV Productions Worked as Director, 1st AD, Writer, Production Design, Art Director, Senior Scene Technician, Set Construction, Set Decorator, Prop master, F/X, Foam Mold Tech, Camera Motorcycle Driver, Gaffer, Key & Best Boy Grip, Stunt Fight Coach, Coordinator & Choreographer, Sword & Weapons Coach, Character Actor/Dancer, Location Scout, Wardrobe, Acting Coach, Camera Utility

35+Years Professional Stage Productions, Award Shows, Special Events, Radio & Major International Athletic Events: Worked as Assist Director, Production Design, Senior Scene Technician, Choreographer, Host, MC, Interpreter, Location Scout, Orienteering, Wrangler, Rescue Tracker/Medic, Wardrobe, Character Actor/Dancer, Circus Arts Performer/Coach

Since 1980 Owner/Operator of ZInternational Adventure Clubs, www.GigsintheBiz.com, ZInternational Prod & Performing Arts/Workshops & University Cont. Ed.: Film/TV/Stage Stunts & Weaponry, Actors in Action, Performance Acrobatics, The Professional Extra, Beg. Int. Adv. Acting & Audition Technique, Improvisation, Slap Stick Physical Comedy, ZInternational Production Haulers, Props, Sets & Jibs

TECHNICAL
Experienced in Operation, Budgeting, & Maintenance of Performing Arts Facilities, Sound stage, Studios, Parks & Recreation Centers. Professional working knowledge and instructor of Set up & Strike of Studio, Stages, Tents, Venues, Draperies, Camera & Sound, Film/TV/Stage Elect/Lighting & Equipment, Light board Opps, Power Tools, Sewing Machines, Chain Hoists, Counterweights, Fly Systems, Rigging, Harnessing, Winches, Hoists, Motorized Elements, Stunt Gear, Rams, Ratchets, Acrobatic/Gymnastic Apparatus, Heavy Equipment Operator. Adept in and instruction of: Scenic Design/Construction, Welding (MIG) Steel/Aluminum Construction, Shop Operations, Carpentry, Foam Mold, Props & Furniture Manufacture, Matt & Theatrical Painting, Storyboard Art, Drafting/Blueprints. Cleanup Writer, Talent Scout, Casting Agency Recruitment & Workshops instruction.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Founder of Z International Adventure Clubs: Organizing & Developing International Adventure Races & Tours, Mountaineering Specialist, Adventure Racer, Pro Cross Country Skier, Outdoor Education & Survival Technique specialist and instructor, Ropes Course Programs & Leadership, High/Low Ropes Course Design & Construction, Adventure Race & Extreme Sports Events Developer/Organizer. Instructor National Competition Coach: Acrobatics, Gymnastics, Swimming, Volleyball, Swordsmanship & various Martial Arts; Sport Tech, Massage Tech; Rec. Therapist: Youth at Risk, Disabled and Geriatrics. Musician: Percussions, Indigenous Wood Winds & International Accordions and Vocalist. Fluent in Spanish: Castilian, Argentine & Tex-Mex. Basic comprehension of: Italian, French, Portuguese, German, Mandarin & ASL

EDUCATION
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, UT
BS Recreation Management & Leadership `93 Minor: Visual & Performing Arts Education

MOORPARK COLLEGE, CA
AA Physical Education & Physiotherapy `88 Minor: Visual & Performing Arts

CERTIFICATION
International & American Red Cross-Disaster Service Human Resource Technician - Mass Care & Damage Assessment, Disaster Search & Rescue Medic, Basic Life Support for the Professional Rescuer, Advanced First Aid, CPR, WSI, Lifeguard Trainer, OSHA, NGF, AEOE, ACA, WGA, SAG, IATSI