Mark M Mark M
  • designation
  • Researcher
  • other designations
  • Diretor and Script Writer
  • skills
  • Good Film Knowledge, Great Storytelling, Good Communication Skills
  • programmes utilized
  • Apple Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office

Mark is a passionate filmmaker, screenwriter, director and researcher who is interested in all forms of entertainment. He holds an Honours degree in Dramatic Art from the University of the Witwatersrand, where he majored in Film and Screenwriting. At the same time, he has taught Screenwriting as well as Film Theory at a tertiary level.

Marks work has been honoured by the South African Screenwriting Association, while a documentary he directed is currently on the international festival circuit. Recently, Mark was selected by international production company Focus Features to receive funding as part of their Africa First Program wherein a short film he wrote was awarded funding. The subsequent film has just started its festival run (having already been selected for the London Film Festival). In between developing television shows and working on his own features, Mark blogs extensively and travels whenever he can to keep his creative spark ablaze.

His last journey took him to Los Angeles where he honed his craft, working as a script reader as well as researcher. For Mark, its all about story, in his mind the most powerful, but most frequently neglected tool.