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Editor on a mission

Mark has over 14 years editing experience in British broadcast television. He is quick, clear-minded and flexible to a clients needs. Familiar with a broad spectrum of factual and lifestyle programme making he enjoys contributing towards the development of new series formats. Mark handles sensitive subjects particularly well and with a keen narrative ability he communicates content clearly and with a high level of integrity that seldom fails to move an audience.

Grime Fighters
All across the land an army of professionals are fighting grime. This series follows the teams of extreme cleaners who deal with the filth we create.
HCA Entertainment production for ITV Aug - Dec 2009

MasterChef
Amateur chefs compete in the kitchen to win the win the coveted MasterChef award
Shine production for BBC Aug 09

Send in the Dogs
Observational documentary series following British police dog units as they go about their jobs fighting crime in London and Manchester. The series provides an insight into the relationship between the dogs and their handlers.
Steadfast production for ITV May 09

Home Heist
Scottish interior designers, Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan, transform hideous Canadian homes into fabulous living spaces. Sophisticated style hits Toronto suburbs with moving consequences.
Cineflix/Next Films Canada/UK co-production for HGTV June 2007 - Feb 2009
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Penumbra
Documentary feature film about Gwynne’s pen pal friendship with Jim, an artist facing execution on death row in Arizona. Mark is credited with editor and second director roles. Penumbra was screened at 8 film festivals around the world. It received a Special Jury Prize for "Truth, Courage and Sensitivity" at the All American Film Festival 2007. Nominated for Best UK Documentary at Swansea Bay Film Festival, 2007. Nominated for Best In Festival at The Portugal Famafest.

Selling Houses Abroad
Andrew Winters goes on a rescue mission across Europe to help stranded home owners struggling to sell their properties abroad.
Ricochet South for Channel Four Nov 2006 – March 2007

Slave To Fashion
How are designers and celebrities influencing the UK high street fashion industry? Presenter June Sarpong confronts fashions major players to discover the truth behind the surface gloss.
Spungold for Channel Four Oct 2006

Money or Your Wife
High earners and big spenders fall on hard times. Financial expert Cesarina Holm-Kander uses shock tactics to help couples get out of debt and save their relationships in the process.
Wall to Wall for the BBC Sept 2006

One Year to Pay Off Your Mortgage
Escaping the rat race by investing in foreign property markets. Sarah Beeny follows intrepid investors hoping to pull of a high risk, high reward plan to escape their mortgages.
Shine for the BBC Sept 2006

Wild Thing I Love You
Comedian Bill Bailey and his team engineer ingenious solutions to save the lives of threatened British wildlife. Also starring a cast of otters, deer, porpoises, dormice and snakes.
RDF for Channel Four June - July 2006

Honey I Ruined The House
Naomi Cleaver, interior designer, undoes the havoc caused by diy projects gone terribly wrong.
Talkbackthames for Channel Four May - June 2006

It’s Me Or The Dog
Victoria Stilwell is a dog behaviourist who transforms badly behaved canines into happy pets and even happier owners.
Ricochet South for Channel Four Jan - April 2006

Who Rules the Roost
Observational documentary reveals solutions to balancing a demanding family and work life
Ricochet for BBC3 Oct – Dec 2005

The Diet Doctors
Medical and nutritional experts show individuals who's health and appearance is suffering how to take responsibility for their health by changing their diet.
Tiger Aspect Productions for Channel 5 Aug - Oct 2005

Sex Inspectors
Tracy Cox and Michael Alvear transform relationships by finding ways of improving the sex lives of British couples.
Talkback Productions for Channel Four 2004/ 2005

Selling Houses
A primetime special with property expert, Andrew Winters, presenting house selling strategies Ricochet South for Channel Four May 2005

Don’t Just Dream It
Aspirational and feel-good show with Jenny Powell helping to turn those half forgotten dreams into reality.
Prospect Pictures for ITV1 April 2005

The Desk
Media magazine and discussion programme
Avid Adrenaline online – BBC 4 March 2005

House of Horrors
With the help of hidden cameras Johnnie Maitland exposes rogue tradesmen taking advantage of innocent home-owners.
Avid MC offline - Granada Media for ITV 2004

The Paul O’Grady Show
Comedy inserts for live studio entertainment programme
Avid MC offline - Granada Media for ITV 2004

60 Minute Makeover
Interior designers transforming homes in a breathless 60 minute re-styling session
Avid MC offline - Granada Media for ITV 2004

The Test
Daytime series which confronts personal fears and faces personal challenges on a
journey towards realising the contributors true purpose
Avid MC offline – Granada Media for ITV 2004

Antiques Auction
Daytime series that delves into Lots Road Auction House with presenter Lynda Bellingham
Avid Adrenalin offline and online, DV camera – Granada Media for ITV 2004

A Place In The Sun
Prime time series presented by Amanda Lamb about British couples desperate to leave the UK and find new homes in sunnier countries.
Freeform Productions for Channel Four 2003/4

Escape To The Country
Daytime series about relocating from hectic city life to the tranquility of a country getaway.
Avid Xpress DV offline editor - Talkback Productions for BBC 2 2003

Animal Park
Daytime factual series featuring Lord Bath’s Longleat Estate in Wiltshire,UK
Avid Xpress DV offline editor - Endemol UK for BBC 2 2003

The Politics Show
A weekly news programme reacting to current British politics
Avid MC online editor - BBC News and Current Affairs Jan 2003 - Present

Animal SOS
16 part factual series based in the Victoria Blue Cross animal hospital in London
Avid MC offline editor – Endemol UK for Carlton Television 2002

Correspondent: The Silent Scream
Story of the plight of Afghanistan women rebelling against war. Covert filming about their struggle to survive.
Avid MC offline editor - BBC Current Affairs 2002

The Life Laundry
Primetime documentary series with Dawna Walter about how to streamline our lives by de-junking our homes.
Avid MC offline editor - Talkback Productions for BBC 2 2001

Pet Rescue
Factual daytime series about the work of RSPCA in the UK. A real tear-jerker at times.
Avid MC offline editor – Bazal/ Endemol UK for Channel Four 1997 – 2002

Great Estates
Daytime series exploring life inside England's stately homes.
Great Estates Avid MC offline editor – Bazal/ Endemol UK for Channel Four 1997 – 2002

BBC Television News
Daily National, Regional, World Service and News 24
Videotape editor & Technical Ops- BBC TV Centre & Westminster, London 1995 -1999

On The Record, Midnight Hour, Panorama, , Black Britain, Assignment, Public Eye, Scrutiny
Political news and current affairs documentaries
Westminster Live VT and Avid MC editor BBC TV Centre and Westminster 1995 - 1999



SLATE and Fields of Gold productions:


A Golden Leap Forward
An introduction to the EMF Balancing Technique, 2004

Tail of the Phoenix
Documentary about Peggy Phoenix Dubro, originator of an unique form of healing, The EMF Balancing Technique

A New Vision for Vauxhall
Corporate video for the Vauxhall Employers Group promoting their contribution to inner city regeneration

Stockwell Studios
Promotional video profiling the artists at a South London art centre development

Sh’ma
A video collaboration about Jewish holocaust survivors by the New York installation artist, Franciska Rosenthal-Louw.