Mark Brown

Mark Brown

Brainehownd films
Screenwriter and Director

London, England

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May 2016
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About Mark

I am a writer/director. I am a founder member of the award winning Braine Hownd Films. My debut feature as writer/director, Guardians, is about to have it's UK Premiere in the West End at the end of November and had it's US premiere in September. My short films have been selected all over the world. Our most recents short Corinthian and Stained have 101 official selections and 19 awards. I am in development on several other feature and short projects but am always looking for new collaborations.

Unique traits: I can work within any genre.

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Credits

  • Guardians

    Guardians (2017)
    Film by Braine Hownd Films (Comedy and Thriller) Writer/Director A comedy thriller about two highly unqualified men trying to defend a 200 yr old house in East London from unseen forces.

  • Stained

    Stained (2015)
    Film (Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Writer When Harris runs out of toilet paper, a nightmare is unleashed from which he may never escape.

  • Corinthian

    Corinthian (2014)
    Film by Braine Hownd Films (Action, Drama, Sport and Short) Writer/Director Two people fight for more than glory in the brutal world of bare knuckle boxing.

  • Somebody to Love

    Somebody to Love (2013)
    Film (Short) Writer When Sebastian brings Cassandra home he thinks he has found perfection. The fact that she was dead was only the first clue that perfection is rarely, if ever, attained.

  • Heckle

    Heckle (2013)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Writer Stacy Mitchell, a supermarket cashier living in Selby, hides her misery and upset with a happy persona. To the outsider her life is carefree, but her husband has left her. She wrestles with the pain by joking about it. Out for a works drinks night in a local pub, the pub comic Wilton Johnston heckled by her, invites her up to try it for herself. To the comic's amazement, she gets more laughs than him. Afterwards Wilton asks Stacy for a date but she turns him down. A few days later Wilton shows up at the supermarket and gets Stacy to agree to go with him to an open-mike club. She insists its not a date, she just wants to see if he uses the same material twice. At the club, Wilton gets Stacy to take the mike. This time its not so easy to get the audience to laugh. Afterwards she realises that there is more to being a stand-up than just getting up. Stacy starts to sketch out a stand-up routine that allows her to explore what she wants from life. By trial and error as a stand-up, the ... Written by Anonymous

  • The Ballad of the Lonely Highwayman

    The Ballad of the Lonely Highwayman (2012)
    Film by Braine Hownd Films (Adventure, Drama, Romance, History and 1 More) Producer Written and Directed by Jonathan Brown. A rich landowner is escorted to a lavish ball by a lady of the night. On the journey, she tells him The Ballad of the Lonely Highwayman. But all is not what it seems as myth and reality blur.

  • Beard

    Beard (2011)
    Film by Braine Hownd Films (Comedy and Short) Writer A comedy about the nature of facial hair and its impact on our lives. Starring Matt Prendergast and David Whitney

  • Too Loud

    Too Loud (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Mystery) Writer Two men meet on a park bench. It's been three days. But what does it mean? Why was the plane too noisy? Where is the dog? And what's wrong with cats?

  • A Political Life

    A Political Life (2011)
    Film by Braine Hownd Films (Comedy and Short) Producer A comedy about the absurdity of nothingness. Written by and starring Mike Shephard (BBC Radio 4, Talk Sport, Tin Can Podcast)

  • I Am Lonely

    I Am Lonely (2011)
    Film by Braine Hownd Films (Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror and 1 More) Producer Being the last man alive is hell - especially if you're as annoying as Chris. Following a zombie apocalypse and the death of his close friend, Chris has to learn to live with himself. WINNER - Best Film - Cannes SFC 2011

  • Stalker

    Stalker (2009)
    Film by Braine Hownd Films (Drama, Thriller and Short) Writer Knowledge, enlightenment, pain. You never know what you might find in the shower. Starring David Whitney and Jenny Harrold (Winner - Best Actress - Van D'Ors 2011)

  • The Grocer

    The Grocer (2008)
    Film by Braine Hownd Films (Comedy and Short) Writer Vic used to mingle with royalty, topple dictators and generally defeat evil. But one mistake and your biggest worries suddenly become the rising price of lettuce and running low on stocks of toilet roll. Directed by Phil Haine

Awards

  • Stained - Best Horror - Pennine Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Stained - Best Sound Design - Skyline International Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Stained - Best Director - Horrorquest Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Stained - Most Entertaining Short - Middlesbrough International Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Stained - 3rd Place - Funniest Short - Horrible Imaginings Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Corinthian - Best Film - Indieburgh Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Corinthian - Special Mention - Winchester Short Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Corinthian - Special Mention - SWIFF
    (2015)

  • Corinthian - Best Director - Reading Fringe Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Stained - Best Horror - Best Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Corithian - Special Commendation - Canada Shorts Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Somebody To Love - Best Film - Film blood awards
    (2014)

  • Stalker - Best Actress - Van D'Ors
    (2011)

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