About

bvic001revMercy Pictures is the production entity of Producer & Director Mark Vikram Purushotham.

Mark has worked in the media communications field for twenty years. He has contributed to programming that has appeared on MSNBC, The History Channel, and the A&E network. He was the Co-Producer of “Race to the Moon,” a documentary on the Apollo 8 Space Mission which appeared as part of the prestigious “American Experience” Series on PBS.

Mark has done extensive media work for the national agencies that represent the United Methodist Church, producing web and DVD resources that have been distributed both nationally and internationally. In 2011 and 2012, he worked as a consultant to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in Washington, D.C. on a national media project focused on grassroots organizations across the country that are addressing the issues of mental health disorders and substance abuse in local communities.

Mark is also in production on a documentary project centered on Global Health, especially as it relates to women and children in the developing world affected by HIV & AIDS. For that project, he has traveled twice to India since 2009.