Mark founded College Green out if his passions for photography, books and American culture & history. He approached Oberlin College in 2009 and has been at the heart of working with Oberlin since the inception of this documentary. Mark has 15 years of corporate experience in telecommunications and management consulting. Mark has a degree in political science from the University of the West of England.
Stefano worked with Oberlin from 2009, visiting campus and working with the archives. Over time he developed a sense of Oberlin as a community and place. He started his career in the 80’s in New York City at Time Magazine, before embarking to Europe to work as an Art Director and Creative Consultant in magazines and newspapers. Stefano has established an designed a number of specialist magazines including Quintessentially Magazine, CANDiD & Graffiti. He also worked on RIBA Journal and revamping the world’ s oldest women’s title ‘The Lady’. Stefano trained in Industrial Design, but is an editorial designer at heart.
Jonathan is a highly talented portrait, reportage and advertising photographer. Previous projects include art books on yacht racing commissioned by Hugo Boss and Louis Vuitton. Clients include Glenfiddich, Conde Nast, Ferrari, Levi Strauss and Tag Heuer. His latest project is a series of Olympians for the 2012 London Games. Jonathan studied at St Martin’s College of Art. His contemporary photography for Oberlin was produced over three week-long shoots between 2009 and 2011, during which he had unprecedented access to college life.
Writer & documentary maker
Guy is a writer and documentary filmmaker whose credits include the Emmy-nominated Arrogance of Power: The Secret World of Richard Nixon and King of Capitalism: Thomas Watson Sr. and the Building of IBM. He began his career working at The Nation in New York and has written for London’s Observer newspaper. Responsible for developing Oberlin’s narrative framework and story, Guy spent countless hours talking to students, staff, alumni and faculty. Guy attained his MA at Balliol College, Oxford, in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE).