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Marc Cartwright grew up in New York on Long Island’s East End. Partially raised by his grandparents who were avid fans of Hollywood classics, Marc developed a passion for film.
At 18, he moved to New York City to study Mass Media/Human Behavior at NYU. While fulfilling an art requirement, Marc immediately fell in love with photography. This newfound love allowed him to combine visual narratives with the study of human behavior.
Marc moved to Los Angeles after graduating NYU, to pursue acting and had a very successful commercial and print career working for brands including Coca Cola and Tommy Hilfiger. After working with the best in the business, the behind the scenes is what genuinely piqued his interest. Viewing the business from the other side of the lens was his moment of purpose.
Marc has shot an array of television and film actors, and placed his work in various publications both domestically and internationally. The full circle of his love for Hollywood classics as a kid, to creating visual images with the respected Hollywood actors has been a rewarding journey of purpose.
The rest, as they say, is history.