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Mark has won jury prizes in Cannes, Sundance, Berlin for his films and been awarded in Cannes, D&AD, Creative Circle, Spikes, Caanz AXIS, Adfest and The One Show for his commercials.

Marks first feature film 'Shopping' followed on from the success of his short films Run 
and The Six Dollar Fifty Man which both won the jury prize in Cannes, The Six Dollar Fifty Man also won best international short at the Sundance film festival and both films went on to win many more international festivals.

'Shopping' premiered in competition at Sundance and then went on to win the Grand Prix for the best feature in Generation 14plus International at the Berlinale.

Mark's most recent film 'Datsun' is a proof of concept for his feature film 'The Blood Moon' currently in development with the NZ Film Commission.

Datsun had it's European premier at the Berlinale and it's North American premier at SXSW then went on to win best International short Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico, before having a hugely successful festival run winning best short, best director, best actor, best cinematography at many other festivals.

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