Mark J. Blackman

Mark J. Blackman

Joker's Pack Productions Ltd

Director and screenwriter in London, England

About Mark

Mark is an award-winning Director of short films, music videos and hundreds of corporates and broadcast promos.

He has worked extensively all over Europe, the U.S, Asia and can occasionally be seen filming on the sides of mountains in Nepal.

His films have been praised for their stylized visuals, strong female characters, uncompromising tones and black humour.

His works have both screened and sold at film festivals such as Cannes and he has picked up numerous awards from the likes of The New York Festival, Promax and Houston Worldfest amongst others.

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Name: Mark J. Blackman

Lives in: London, England

Company: Joker's Pack Productions Ltd

Occupation: Director and Screenwriter

Credits

  • Life in Colors

    Life in Colors (2015)
    Film (short) by Mark Margason (Drama and Romance) Sound department Set during a time when homosexuality was illegal in Britain, this is a powerful and heartbreaking love story between two women of the 1940's. Their love is pushed to the boundaries and ultimately leads to tragedy.

  • Soror

    Soror (2014)
    Film (short) by James Webber (Drama) Producer Soror explores the lives and relationships of two half-sisters; Grace, insular and shy but a talented dancer; and Lisa, who dreams of escaping the confines of their upbringing. The close relationship shared by the sisters is the most important part of their lives; the only thing that truly means anything. Together they must face a future that will take each in separate directions.

  • Skin

    Skin (2013)
    Film (short) by Mark J. Blackman (Drama, Horror and Romance) Director, Writer A man wakes up tied to a chair in a mysterious location, but all is not what it seems...

  • M Is for Masochism

    M Is for Masochism (2013)
    Film (short) by Mark J. Blackman (Horror) Director, Writer, Editor

  • Facial

    Facial (2012)
    Film (short) by Mark J. Blackman (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Director, Writer, Producer Jealousy, rage, love and hate are all put to the ultimate test in this unconventional relationship thriller. After discovering a pornographic video of his girlfriend on-line, Scott struggles with the past, present and future as all collide in a finale of bloody regret and lost happiness. Written by Anonymous

  • Wax

    Wax (2011)
    Film (short) by Mark J. Blackman (Drama) Director A man. A child. Water. Death. A surreal allegory.

  • United

    United (2011)
    Film (short) by Mark J. Blackman (Action) Director A unique re-imagining of classic text Romeo And Juliet, set within the context of football hooliganism.

  • Sweet Sorrow

    Sweet Sorrow (2008)
    Film (short) by Mark J. Blackman (Thriller) Director, Writer, Editor, Cinematographer

  • True to Form

    True to Form (2007)
    Film (short) by Mark J. Blackman (Drama) Director, Writer

Awards

  • UK Music Video Awrds: Nominated - Best Urban Video [Budget] - for Stig of the Dump - Kubrick
    (2015)

  • Houston Worldfest: Grand Jury Remi Award - for Children of the World
    (2014)

  • New York Film & TV Awards: Gold Cinematography Award - for Children of the World
    (2014)

  • New York Film & TV Awards: Gold Society & Social Issues Award - for Children of the World
    (2014)

  • New York Film & TV Awards: Silver Education & Instruction Award - for Children of the World
    (2014)

  • Buried Alive Film Festival: Official Selection - for Skin
    (2014)

  • SF Indie Fest's Another Hole In The Head Film Festival: Official Selection
    (2014)

  • Cornwall Horror Film Fest: Official Selection - for SKIN
    (2014)

  • Pollygrind 2014: Official Screening Selection - for SKIN
    (2014)

  • Montreal ComiCon Horror Fest: Official Screening Selection - for SKIN
    (2014)

  • The Living DeadCon, Liverpool: Official Screening Selection - for SKIN
    (2014)

  • Telluride Horror Show: Official Screening Selection - for SKIN
    (2014)

  • London Short Film Festival: Official Selection - for KILBURN
    (2014)

  • Byron Bay International Film Festival: Official Selection - for KILBURN
    (2014)

  • American Online Film Awards, Spring: Official Selection - for KILBURN
    (2014)

  • London Independent Film Festival: Official Selection - for KILBURN
    (2014)

  • Limelight Film Awards: Nominated for Best Music Video - for Can't Stop Running
    (2014)

  • Bootleg Film Festival: Official Selection - for Facial
    (2013)

  • Coney Island Film Festival: Official Selection - for Facial
    (2013)

  • Zealous X Exhibition: Official Selection - for WAX
    (2013)

  • Glovebox Short Film & Animation Festival (Boston, US): Official Selection - for KILBURN
    (2013)

  • Cannes Court Metrages: Official Selection - for Facial
    (2012)

  • The Smalls: Silver for Best Film Under 5 Minutes - for Wax
    (2011)

  • Honolulu International Film Festival: Aloha Accolade Award for Filmmaking - For Sweet Sorrow
    (2006)

  • Promax Europe: Rocket Award for Best Newcomer
    (2005)

  • Promax UK: Gold Award for Best Film Promo [Panic Room]
    (2004)

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