mark is a filmmaker with a unique skill set and the rare enthusiasm of an explorer

Mark is a creative and experienced editor with a National BAFTA Award (nomination) for Drama and a National RTS Award (nomination) for Documentary; he also has National BAFTA Award (nomination) for Best New DIrector - Factual.

His drama credits include the multi-award winning Happy Valley, (BBC1) for Sally Wainwright and Cucumber (Channel 4) for Russell T. Davies; these two projects were produced by Nicola Shindler at Red Production Company in Manchester, who Mark has worked with for over 18 years.

Mark’s documentary credits include RTS winning The Selfless Sikh (BBC1), Ambulance (BBC1), Cutting Edge (Channel 4) and Timewatch (BBC2).

Mark also had a rare opportunity to work with Victoria Wood on her musical That Day We Sang (BBC2) starring West End Royalty Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton.

His passion for film began at art school where he studied AnimatIon & Photography, and when he was a VJ at the world famous Hacienda club in Manchester.

For the last 14 years Mark has also enjoyed developing film ideas with igloo regeneration, “the UK’s leading responsible real estate business”; one such project, The Malings won the award for best housing scheme in the UK.

Mark was the co-founder of the North West Editors Guild, is a member of DIrectors UK and he programmes the screenings for Altrincham Film Club a thriving film club in his local town.

Mark is a senior visiting lecturer at Manchester Film School.

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