Mark Andrushko is Founder and CEO of Scriptapalooza Inc., one of the longest running screenwriting competitions in the world. The company has several divisions including a screenwriting competition, a TV writing competition, a coverage service as well as a Fellowship. Mark is a champion of promoting the undiscovered voice. Writers who have gone through Scriptapalooza have had their career jumpstarted by securing agents, optioning their scripts, getting movies made, and even winning an Emmy. Over the past couple of years, Mark has produced features and short films, such as CLOSE YOUR EYES, ROBB’S PROBLEM, TICS, NAKED, PASSAGE and THE GIRL IN THE POLKA DOT DRESS.