Mark is one of London’s leading Food, Liquid, Tabletop and Lifestyle Director/DOP’s who is also well versed in high speed cinematography, motion control and VFX, with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Mark says that "Growing up in the era of Punk and then House Music he loves the style, simplicity and beauty of Mark's & Spencers food, but best enjoys when he can embrace the anarchy, energy and realism of more real life product brands". This is reflected in his work and an extensive client base.
Always client friendly and able to deliver stunning visual imagery with style and a smile, Mark loves the challenge of innovation and being able to think on his feet, and he has the ability to create those organic happy accidents that occasionally appear down a lens and which clients love. In an ever evolving and sometimes chaotic content driven world Mark is established as a charismatic, easy going charming director, and importantly he always delivers beautiful iconic visuals.
For over 10 years Mark ran one of London’s busiest and most successful motion control studios at SVC Television. This allowed him to develop his lighting skills & techniques – specifically with regard to shooting for a creative post-production led solutions both for advertising and television.
In 2007 Mark started to work as a Director/DOP with some of London's leading production companies. This has given him an extensive grounding in directing commercials in the UK and internationally. He has now directed spots for most of the UK leading advertising agencies - Saatchi’s, Adam & Eve, BBH, AMV, Grey, Publicis, Leo Burnetts, Mother, Havas etc… for such clients as Coca Cola, Ford, Kelloggs, Carling, Heineken, Apple, Adidas, Nike, Birdseye, McDonald's, Mark's & Spencer's, John Lewis, Lurpak & Nespresso (to name but a few).
Shooting food, liquid and real life spots for product driven commercials Mark still maintains close ties with some of London’s leading facilities houses. He prides himself on being able to create a fun and client friendly atmosphere on set and his talent and visuals speak for themselves, especially when delivering beautiful well crafted moments with a touch of humanity.
Now represented Internationally via John Spary Associates (London).