Mark Kenna was born in Bristol, England and joined 'Dolby Laboratories [us]' in 1997 as a film sound consultant, working on films such as Antichrist (2009), AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004), Troy (2004) and The World Is Not Enough (1999). Mark started a post-production company in 2009 and in 2013, co-founded 'Bad Blood Films Limited [gb]', a British production company specializing in horror, developing a slate of features including Facility 31 (2016) and The Crow Man (2017). Mark's also a full member of the Association of Motion Picture Sound (A.M.P.S) and in 2015 was accepted as a Full member with Film Awards voting rights of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and has been part of the BAFTA Crew 2015 for the second year running, a year-long professional development programme of live and online masterclasses with BAFTA-nominees for crew based outside London.
Name: Mark Kenna
Lives in: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Bad Blood FIlms
Unique traits: Dolby Specialist, Film Sound Expert, A Passion for Film.
Film by Bad Blood Films (Horror) Producer A family are woken Christmas morning by a knock at their door and find two infants asleep wrapped in blankets on the doorstep. But when the kindly family take them in things take a dark and terrifying turn.
Film by Bad Blood Films (Horror) Producer After a demon is unleashed from a medieval journal by the mysterious Bookkeeper, a young couple realise they have seven days to stop it from claiming the seven souls it needs to fulfill its ancient prophecy.
The Crow Man
Film by Bad Blood Films (Horror) Producer The Crow Man, a long forgotten murderous legend is accidentally unleashed by an unsuspecting young city couple seeking a new life in the country.
Film by Bad Blood Films (Horror) Producer Rosie Hinton, an officer in the British Army and now a convicted military prisoner is on her final work detail before being released back to her unit. Along with five other detainees they are tasked with cleaning a long deserted military facility but when they arrive it gradually becomes clear that the bunker is not as abandoned as they were lead to believe.
Carillon 2020 Sustainability Strategy
Commercial by Dreambase Studios Ltd (Animation) Producer Through my company, Dreambase Studios, I produced 6 stop-frame animation videos for Carillion's 2020 Sustainability Strategy, which has been developed with support from Forum for the Future, is built around what we have described as our 'Six Positive Outcomes', which encompasses Carillion's economic, environmental, and social contributions and impacts. We launched our 2020 Sustainability Strategy during Carillion's Sustainability Week in 2011, after reviewing our business and engaging with our stakeholders. They build on our sustainability achievements to date and provide direction for the next decade. http://www.carillionplc.com/sustainability/our-2020-sustainability-strategy.aspx#.VgUvDbRH2EI
Documentary by Uplands SEN (Documentary) Director, Producer, Film, Post-Production A doco on an award-winning SEN school, UK
Eliminate Archie Cookson
Film by Rob Holder (Thriller) Sound Design, Mixer When stolen secret tapes land on his desk, a washed up British spy , Archie Cookson, becomes the target for a psychopathic hit-man sent to retrieve them.
Wootton Bassett Rocks
Film (short) by Mark Kenna (Music) Director, Producer, Post Production This charity single and music video -- a cover of Green Day's "Wake Me Up When September Ends " featuring over 1,000 people from Royal Wootton Bassett. The community are continuing to support families and soldiers by raising funds through sales of the single, video and merchandise and will continue to remain in close association with military families. All proceeds will be donated to four military charities: The Royal British Legion; Combat Stress; The Undentable and SSAFA. Please visit the Wootton Bassett Rocks website and visit our shop for t-shirts, wristbands and a copy of our limited edition DVD. You can also donate on-line from the website too. The project is the brainchild of Wiltshire mum, Tracey Rogers, whose brother was killed in Afghanistan in 2009. The single was produced by Richard Sutcliffe and the video directed/produced by Mark Kenna (Dreambase Studios). Director of photography, Ross Mackenzie (Firebird Films)
Community Art Documentary
Documentary by Uplands SEN (Documentary) Director, Producer, Film, Post-Production Community Art Documentary at an award-winning SEN School.
Film (short) by Gurchetan Singh Sound Design, Foley, Mixer
Film by Tarik Saleh Sound Consultant
Film by Lars Von Trier Sound Consultant
Our Time Alone
Film (short) by Gurchetan Singh Sound Design, Mixer
A Mighty Heart
Film by Michael Winterbottom Sound Consultant
Film by Kirk Jones Sound Consultant
Film by Wolfgang Patersen Sound Consultant
Film by Richard Curtis Sound Consultant
Film by Johnathan Glazer Sound Consultant
Film by Justin Kerrigan Sound Consultant
Film by Jon Amiel Sound Consultant
A Room for Romeo Brass
Film by Shane Meadows Sound Consultant
Tomorrow Never Dies
Film by Roger Spottiswoode Sound Consultant
University of York, England
Dolby International School of Film