MPG Films

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A career spanning more than 20 years, Mark has worked on natural history films with the BBC & independents in more than 40 countries. As lighting cameraman, he has gained a unique range of skills in film and video styles/techniques. Mark’s experience includes shooting for 35 mm feature films, TV drama productions, commercials, 3D, special fx, presenter and actuality sync shooting, interior and exterior lighting, drama reconstructions and, of course, as a specialist natural history cameraman. Read More >

In Production

THE SKY AT NIGHT. BBC Science
BBC2/BBC41x 20 mins + 1 x 30 minsSync and specialist cameraman on the longest running show. Presenter lead series with 5 presenters/reporters bring up to date astronomy news and features. Involving conventional shooting styles along with infra-red, starlight, time-lapse and astro video cameras delivering real views of space through amateur telescopes
WILD CANADA. Brian Leith Productions/River Road Films/Terramata & CBC.4×60 minsLandmark 4 part bluechip series. An historical portrait of Canada’s landscape, wildlife & people. Red Epic. Delivery End 2013 SURVIVAL
BBC NHU/Discovery Channel7x 60 mins.TX 2014.Landmark bluechip series. Indepth portrait of animal survival strategies at different life stages from birth to reproduction.Red Epic, Varicam P2, Phantom HD
HIDDEN KINGDOMS BBC1
BBC NHU/Discovery Channel
3x 60 mins. Late 2013/14
Stylised animal drama series where Pixar meets blue chip wildlife filming. Employing a wide range of filming techniques including studio & location wildlife filming, blue screen, high-speed, macro, long lens, motion control, time-lapse. Operating cameras from Red Epic, Phantom Miro to Iconix.