Mark Borchardt is a Milwaukee based writer and filmmaker. His 1997 film “Coven,” shot on grainy 16mm film, has achieved cult status in the realm of independent cinema. His short plays “What's in the Box?,” “The Painting” and “Coffee Shop” have all been accepted in short play festivals including Samuel French in Los Angeles and the Village Playhouse in Milwaukee.
His most recent film, “The Dundee Project,” has played at many film festivals including Slamdance and most recently at the South Carolina Underground Film Festival. Last year he was the recepient of the Wisconsin Backbone of Horror award from the Twisted Dreams Film Festival and his writing has appeared in numerous publications including most recently “The Milwaukee Anthology” from Belt Publishing.His latest cinematic project, “The More the Scarier: VI” will be released this year.