Mark Blane is a New York/Los Angeles based actor, writer and filmmaker originally from Indiana. He is known for writing, directing, and starring in the breakout indie dark comedy, ‘Cubby’ which toured globally in 2019 at festivals along with a North American theatrical release. He plays a recurring role in the new J.J. Abrams Apple TV+ series in 2020. Ben Mankoff is an American film director, actor, screenwriter, and producer. He is the Co-Director and Co-Producer of the narrative feature film Cubby, which enjoyed a long festival run followed by a theatrical release in NYC and Los Angeles. It won the Buried Treasure prize at the prestigious Chlotrudis Awards and is streaming on Amazon Prime.Ben stars in and produced Christine Pfister’s upcoming feature film, Mamamoon; is the Co-Director and Co-Writer of the short films Like Fine Silk and Miracle Fruit, with Sandra Manzanares; and produced and shot projects for the non-profit Paso Pacifico, which does conservation work in Nicaragua.
Mark Blane and Ben Mankoff