Marc Lafia works as an artist, filmmaker and information architect. Trained as a filmmaker with studies in philosophy, art history and criticism, his work extends across varied disciplines. His feature films, commissioned and online work, and multi-screen computational installations have been exhibited and shown worldwide. Marc's many honors as founder and information architect of the award-winning ArtandCulture.com include international design awards from the New York Art Director’s Club, ID Magazine, Communications Arts and best of show at SXSW. Marc is a recipient of an Annenberg Foundation Grant for his work on the non-profit Artsee. He was recently honored with a solo show at the Misheng Museum of Art in Shanghai. Three of Marc's films are in the Tribeca reframe collection.

Empires is his first feature length documentary film.