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Mark Gill

About Mark Gill

Mark is an Oscar and Bafta nominated writer and director from Manchester, UK. His breakthrough came in 2012 with the The Voorman Problem, a whimsical dark comedy starring Martin Freeman and Tom Hollander. The film was nominated for an Oscar in 2014 and a BAFTA in 2013. The film has played at over 45 Official Selections including BFI London, Aspen ShortFest, Clermont-Ferrand and Rhode Island Film Festivals. It has picked up numerous awards in the UK, USA and Europe.

Mark’s debut feature ‘England Is Mine’, which he co-wrote and directed is based on the early life of Morrissey, icon and lead singer of seminal UK band The Smiths.

 

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • THE BROADCAST
    • Riverstone / Honlodge
    • Co-Writer / Director Feature Film adaptation of the James Smythe novel 'The Testimony'
    • RAVENS
    • Filming set to begin in Japan in the Spring of 2022. Chronicles the life of legendary Japanese photographer Masahisa Fukase.

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • ENGLAND IS MINE
    • Honlodge / Hanway Select
    • Co-Writer / Director Closing the Edinburgh Film Festival 2017 Nominated for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at the EIF
    • FULL TIME (Short Film)  
    • Honlodge Productions
    • Co-Writer / Director Winner: Best Film (Grand Short) & Best Actor - Shanghai Film Festival 2014 Nominated: Best Film - Colchester Int Film Festival Nominated: Jury Award - Leuven Int Short Film Festival
    • THE VOORMAN PROBLEM (Short Film)
    • Honlodge Productions
    • Co-Writer / Director Nominated: Best Live Action Short - Academy Awards 2014 Nominated: Best Short Film - BAFTA Awards 2013 Winner: Best Film - Colchester Film Festival Winner: Best Fiction Film - Let's All be Free Film Festival Winner: Best Screenplay - Corona International Film Festival Winner: Best Live Action Short - St Louis International Film Festival

Theatre

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
    • Octagon Theatre, Bolton
    • Assistant Director to David Thacker
    • POETRY ON A PLATE: WAR AND CONFLICT
    • Octagon Theatre, Bolton
    • Director