Production Instructor & marketing director

Nate Mars is a producer, sound designer, music technologist and content marketing specialist based in New York City. He has released original music on several labels including Fabric (UK), ZZK (Argentina), and Lustre Kings Productions in addition to having songs licensed for documentary films and television. He has also created SFX and Sound Design for television, including the newly re-launched iconic children’s television show Wonderama.

He is passionate about artist-to-artist music education, specifically helping inspire other producers to achieve their music production goals through collaboration and technology.

In addition to his work as an artist, Nate works as a marketing consultant and strategist with a focus on content and special events. For several years, he held the position of Marketing Director at music production & DJ school Dubspot. Nate has also worked in the technology startup world with companies such as music production platform/web app creator Splice and virtual reality startup, SpaceoutVR.

Nate has planned and produced unique event activations at many festivals in North America and around the globe including SXSW (Austin, Texas), Sundance Film Festival (Park City, Utah), Decibel Festival (Seattle, Washington), Movement (Detroit, Michigan), Ultra Music Festival (Miami, Florida), Electric Zoo (New York, New York), Moogfest (Asheville, North Carolina), Outlook Festival (Zagreb, Croatia), Thrival Festival (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), MUTEK (Montreal, Canada) Richie Hawtin Presents CNTRL (Music Technology & Education Bus Tour (USA/Canada).

He was also the host of the Decibel 2015 conference and has been a guest speaker on panels at Sundance Film Festival 2014 and more.