Mark is a British-American writer-producer based in NYC working in character-driven Genre and Drama whose film & TV experience spans international film development, production and distribution.
London-born-and-raised from a Black/Chinese-Jamaican family with a busy history of generational migration, Mark tells outsider stories of belonging and moral duplicity. He is a 2021 Academy Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist and 2021 NALIP Latino Media Market Fellow with his feature script, BOUNTIFUL. His short drama, MIDNIGHTS, was picked up by Sony and NALIP for the 2020 Voces Nuevas series broadcast on Cine Sony — Sony’s premier US cable movie channel for the bi-cultural Latino audience.
Mark managed script-stage film acquisitions for leading Japanese distributor, Little Magic Films/Toshiba Entertainment (now Hakuhodo), where he helped curate annual slates of films from bold visionaries such as Kenneth Branagh, Terry Gilliam and David Twohy, and intimate storytellers like Jonathan Glazer, Francois Ozon and Zhang Yang.
He managed worldwide distribution operations for Australian drama, BURNING MAN (10 Australian Academy Award nominations) and his production credits include Mia Hansen-Løve's French drama, EDEN, and Comedy Central’s IMPORTANT THINGS WITH DEMETRI MARTIN executive-produced by John Stewart. He previously analyzed scripts and IP for several NY producers including Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, Lee Daniels.
Mark has also lived in Japan and Italy and is a passionate global citizen. He holds a Masters Degree in International Relations from Queen Mary University London and is active in grassroots civil rights advocacy as a mayoral-appointed Co-Chair of his municipal Civil Rights Commission.