I am a writer/director. My debut feature, Guardians, is now available on Sky Store, iTunes and Amazon Prime. My 2nd feature, Dead on the Vine will be having it's World Premiere at Kevin Smith's Smodcastle Film Festival in December.
I am a screenwriter who enjoys working across all genre's. My debut feature as writer/director, Guardians, is a comedy. My second feature Dead on the Vine is close to completion. My upcoming projects include comedy/horror (Limpet), a YA drama, Whirlpool and a 12th century witch and knights horror. Guardians has won 31 awards worldwide and is available on Sky Store, iTunes and Amazon Prime.
  • Writer (15 Credits)
    A tale of an East End Exorcist
    Television Script
    Aunty
    Short Script
    Birth of a Demon - the Tale of George, Groom of the Stool
    Screenplay, Short Script
    Birthday Suit
    Short Script
    Cabin
    Short Script
    Coldfall
    Screenplay
    Convention
    Screenplay
    Crackpot
    Screenplay, Other
    Hand in Hand
    Short Script
    Hellphones
    Screenplay, Short Script
    Landlord of the Flies
    Screenplay, Short Script
    Limpet
    Screenplay
    Rear View
    Short Script
    Whirlpool
    Screenplay
    Fiends with Benefits 2020
    Short
  • Story by (1 Credit)
    Whirlpool
    Screenplay
NOMINEE.- Best Actor, NOMINEE - Best Writing, NOMINEE - Best Humour
Fiends with Benefits
Independent Horror Movie Awards
2020
Nominee - Best Screenplay
Birth of a Demon - the Tale of George, Groom of the Stool
Sick'n'Wrong Film Festival
Florida
2020
Honourable Mention - Best Feature Screenplay
Limpet
Genreblast Film Festival
Virginia
2020
WINNER - Best Feature Script
Limpet
Skyline Indie Film Festival
Virginia
2020
Gold List
Limpet
British Independent Film Festival
London
2020
Semi-Finalist
Birth of a Demon - the Tale of George, Groom of the Stool
Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship
2019
FInalist - Best Screenplay (Northern Exposure section)
Limpet
Grim North Screenplay Festival
Yorkshire
2019
NOMINEE.- Best Genre Screenplay
Limpet
Austin Revolution Film Festival
Austin, Texas
2019
WINNER - Best unproduced Screenplay
Limpet
British Horror Film Festival
London
2019
Finalist
Convention
NOLA New Orleans Horror Film Festival
New Orleans
2018
Semi Finalist
Aunty
Genreblast Film Festival
Winchester, Virginia
2017
Winner - Best Screenplay
Coldfall
NOLA New Orleans Horror Film Festival
New Orleans
2017
2nd Place Best Short
Hellphones
Filmdependence Script Contest
Quarter Finalist
Hellphones
Killer Shorts Script Competition
2nd Round
Whirlpool
Austin Film Festival
Austin, Texas
Finalist
Whirlpool
International Screenwriting contest of New York
New York
Finalist
Whirlpool
Manchester Film Festival
Manchester
Top 10%
Whirlpool
Nicholls Fellowship Award
Hollywood, Los Angeles
Official Selection
Fiends with Benefits
Vesuvius Short Film Festival
Official Selection
Fiends with Benefits
Mobile Worldwide Film Festival
Semi Finalist
Fiends with Benefits
Alternative Film Festival
Nominee - Best Actor
Fiends with Benefits
Diabolical Horror Film Festival
Official Selection
Fiends with Benefits
Horror Lust Film Festival
Nominee - Best Short
Fiends with Benefits
Quarantini Film Festival
Winner - Best Covid Film
Fiends with Benefits
Direct Monthly Online Film Festival
Honorable Mention
Fiends with Benefits
Willachen Comedy and Satire Film Festival
Semi-Finalist - Best Horror Short
Fiends with Benefits
Lit Laughs Comedy Film festival
Harrogate
Best Quarantine Short
Fiends with Benefits
Horror 4 You Film Festival
WINNER - BEST COVID FILM
Fiends with Benefits
Stockholm City Film Festival
Stockholm
Finalist - Best Short script
Hand in Hand
Continental Film Awards
Official selection
Hand in Hand
Kinodrome
Official Selection
Hand in Hand
Arkadia Studio Screenwriting Contest
Finalist - Best feature Screenplay
Limpet
ABQ Independent Film Festival
Albeerquerque
NOMINEE - Best Feature Screenplay
Limpet
Out of the Can Film Festival
Derby
Quarter finalist
Limpet
Emerging Screenwriters
Official Selection
Limpet
NOLA New Orleans Horror Film Festival
New Orleans
Honorable Mention - Best Feature Script
Limpet
Comox Valley International Screenwriting Festival
Vancouver Island
NOMINEE - Best International Script
Limpet
Austin After Dark Film Festival
Austin
NOMINEE - Best Unproduced Screenplay
Limpet
Horrorhaus Film Festival
Los Angeles
FINALIST - Best Screenplay
Limpet
Page Turner Screenplay Awards
Finalist
Convention
Indie Visions International FIlm Festival
Charlottesville
Official Selection
Convention
Horror Films in Hotlanta
Atlanta, George
Finalist - Global Script Challenge
Convention
Oaxaca Film Festival
Oaxaca, Mexico
Official Selection
Convention
Galactic Colours Boston
Boston
Nominated
Convention
Colortape International Film Festival
Australia
Official Selection
Landlord of the Flies
Shepperton Screenwriting Festival
Official Selection
Landlord of the Flies
Drunken Film Festival
Bradford
Official Selection
Landlord of the Flies
Austin Comedy Short Film Festival
Austin, Texas
Nominated - Best Short Script
Landlord of the Flies
Top Indie Film Awards
Finalist - Best Script
Landlord of the Flies
Mediterranean Film Festival
Nominated - Best Script
Landlord of the Flies
Genre Celebration Film Festival
China
WINNER - BEST SHORT SCRIPT
Landlord of the Flies
Diabolical Horror Film Festival
Official Selection
Rear View
Underground Indie Film Festival
Official Selection
Rear View
Diabolical Horror Film Festival
Official Selection
Rear View
Indie Suspense Horror Sci Fi Film Festival
Nominated - Best Short Screenplay
Rear View
Genre Celebration Film Festival
Finalist
Aunty
Hope Film Awards
Official Selection
Aunty
Upstate New York Horror Film Festival
New York
Nominated - Best Feature Screenplay
Coldfall
Diabolical Horror Film Festival
Nominated - Best Screenplay
Coldfall
Independent Horror Movie Awards
Finalist - European Eye Award
Coldfall
Oaxaca Film Festival
Oaxaca, Mexico
Finalist - Best Script - Global Script Challenge
Coldfall
Oaxaca Film Festival
Birth City
Stockton-on-Tees
Current City
London
Hometown
Yarm-on-Tees
Gender
Male
Landlord of the Flies was co-written by Mike Shephard. Mike and Mark have worked together in sketch comedy, podcasts and short film and most recently Mike acted in Mark's directorial debut feature Guardians.
Fiends with Benefits and Dead on the Vine were both shot during the pandemic. Fiends was shot on an iPhone by actor David Whitney and Dead on the Vine was shot in the easing of the first UK lockdown at a vineyard in Sussex.
Member of Bafta Connect, Directors Uk and the Royal Television Society.
I am a writer/director. My debut feature, Guardians, is now available on Sky Store, iTunes and Amazon Prime. My 2nd feature, Dead on the Vine will be having it's World Premiere at Kevin Smith's Smodcastle Film Festival in December.
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