MARK PAGÁN is an award-winning filmmaker, audio producer, writer, educator, and graying b-boy. He also loves telling stories live. Mark’s the host and creator of Other Men Need Help, a playful docu-essay podcast looking at how men present themselves to the world, and what's underneath. He’s developed, produced, and story edited shows for WNYC, Latino USA, Futuro Studios, TED, Colorado Public Radio, PRX, Radiotopia, Ten Percent Happier, and the CBC. In 2019, Mark ran the inaugural year of PRX’s Google Podcasts creator program, helping to launch 12 podcasts in 7 countries, along with writing and producing the 10-part Podcasting 101 series hosted by Luvvie Ajayi and Sean Rameswaram. His audiovisual work and performances have been shown at dozens of festivals and shows worldwide including Slamdance Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Arizona International Film Festival, Podcast Movement, RISK!, The Moth, and Story Collider.
He lives in NYC with a sleepy kangaroo named Soca.