Mark Schoen began producing sexual health films in 1974 during his graduate school days at New York University. As an award-winning filmmaker and human sexuality expert, he has produced more than 50 sexual health films that have been broadcast, used in clinical and educational settings, and by the general public. He is author of the award-winning children’s sexual anatomy book and video, Bellybuttons Are Navels and founder of SexSmartFilms.
His productions have included projects for SIECUS, the Unitarian Church, and Planned Parenthood. Dr. Schoen has won six prestigious Telly Awards as well as other noted film awards for producing & directing in the sexual health field. He has been quoted in numerous publications and appeared on many television & radio shows.
Dr. Shoen is also the co-producer of Trans, an up-close and very personal journey into the transgender world scheduled for release in early 2012.
Dr. Schoen is an AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator and one of 16 members on the National Advisory Council on Sexual Health led by former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher at Morehouse University School of Medicine. He also serves on the Board of the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.
Coming in early 2012:
Beyond the Puritanical: A Cross Cultural Perspective for Public Sexual Health Education