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Mark French

Film maker, Freelance in Hastings United Kingdom

Director/camera/editor of arts and music documentaries.
Film curator for Hastings Coastal Currents Festival and Hastings Filmmakers; Partner – Shoot on Site studio, St Leonards –; Studio manager at Broadley Studios, London film and TV studio 1988-2018.

Arts films include: “The Catch” with Laetitia Yhap; “Timelines” with Roland Jarvis; “Hear Now” with Trevor Watts; Super 8 projects for Coastal Currents: “Hand me Down” 2017, “Rites & Rituals” 2015, “Seaside Super8” 2014

Film credits as lighting gaffer include: “Dreams of a life”, “The Falling” and “Edge” (Dir: Carol Morley), “Ghosts” and “Battle for Haditha” (Dir: Nick Broomfield), “The Road to Guantanamo” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes” (Dir: Michael Winterbottom), “The Wicker Tree” (Dir: Robin Hardy), “Pressure” (Dir: Ron Scalpello), “Chemical Wedding” (Dir: Julian Doyle), “Winterlong” (Dir: David Jackson)

Documentaries include: “Bruce Springsteen story” BBC4, “Roy Orbison” BBC4 Dir: Nigel Cole

TV series as lighting camera operator include: “Movie Lounge” Channel 5, “Horror Bites” Horror Channel, “Back to the 1950’s” BBC, “Heart of the Soul” Gary Zukav (US), “Paul McKenna Show” (US), “Media Review” Dartmouth Films
BFI Extra with Mark Kermode.

Corporate webcasts and training videos for a wide range of clients including Publicis, Accenture, GSK, Pearson, BBC, ITV, Channel 4.

Dartford Grammar School
The Drama Centre London (Graduate degree equivalent)

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No Fixed Edge

@ VOL 11 ON SEP 06, 2018

Mark French describes No Fixed Edge - a captivating collaborative project fusing film, music, and poetry.

"The films are basically about marginal machines, many of which are now obsolete, devoid of their original function or eking out an existence on the margins of our environment".

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Bexhill-on-Sea @ De La Warr Pavilion
Sep 06, 2018