Pilot for “Artist 2013” series features Concert Pianist Yana Reznik

In Spring 2013 Mad Universe produced a half hour pilot for a series profiling young artists, their struggles and triumphs as they try to make a living while at the same time realizing their dreams. The pilot followed Russian born pianist Yana Reznik as she prepared for a concert.

yana photo 1
yana photo 2
yana photo 3
yana photo 4

Ayn Rand Documentary Sneak-Previewed

Chris Mortensen’s feature documentary film: Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged was sneak-previewed on the evening of July 3 to an enthusiastic crowd as a kickoff to the OCON 2011 gathering in Fort Lauderdale. Mortensen was on hand to introduce the film and take questions and comments afterward.

Documentary Based on Atlas Shrugged

Two years in the making, final editing has just been completed on Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged. Theatrical and semi-theatrical dates will be announced shortly. VOD, download and DVD release is planned for early October. Watch this site for cities, dates and times or visit

Documentary Image

Hangin With the O’Jays

With Walt Williams and Eddie Levert – original lead singers of the legendary O’Jays (Love Train, For the Love of Money, Backstabbers). Mortensen wrote and produced an hour documentary last fall on the soul group for the TV One series Unsung.

Ojays PicOjays Pic 2


On location above San Francisco while shooting the pilot episode for Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura for TruTV.