Mark Morris

Mark Morris

Director of Photography, Producer and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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About Mark

Visual Storytelling for Business & Entertainment

Mark is an award-winning Director of Photography who has shot 100’s of hours of broadcast, cable and commercial television.

Mark began his career as a cameraman at Mambrino Productions, Hollywood, a
producer of commercials, corporate videos and sports documentaries. He emerged in the 1980’s as an award-winning director/cameraman on over 250 commercials and corporate sales/training videos, infomercials, TV pilots and one-hour documentaries.

His work has earned national awards including New York Intl. Film Festival Gold Award, Chicago Intl. Film Festival First Place, Gold Cindy Award, Local EMMY award, Houston Worldfest Gold, Aurora Platinum Best of Show, Clio Finalist, ITVA Silver Angel.

Under his Lloyd-Morris Productions banner he has partnered with other production companies to co-produce five TV documentaries, two TV pilots and two independent feature films. He regularly produces videos for non-profits, business, public agencies and internet channels. For almost four years he was the Media Visual Consultant at Spirit Marketing, a content production and marketing firm.

As an IATSE director of photography, his work includes 22 feature films and six features as 2nd Unit DP, primarily shot on 35mm. He has directed creative re-enactments for The History Channel and Discovery Networks, and he regularly leverages his film-lighting expertise to shoot award-winning documentaries for A&E, TLC, MSNBC, HBO, Lifetime, Travel, ESPN, Court TV, Spike and PBS.

Since 2005 he has produced and self distributed relaxation videos in online stores, via streaming, and on Youtube channels with more than 12 million views.

Loglines

  • The Ghost Machine

    The Ghost Machine Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror A man, hopelessly in love, is trapped between life and death by a life-support machine that cannot heal him but will not let him die.  Denied peace, he becomes a furious entity, searching for the woman he loves while determined to exact his revenge on the doctors who are responsible.  

  • ICEWORLD

    ICEWORLD Budget: $5M - $10M | Thriller Action A small-town girl's yearning for adventure backfires when she is shipwrecked and stranded on Arctic ice with 100 people, drifting toward the North Pole.  Resisting panic and the scorn of others, she clings to a belief in rescue by her fiancee, a great pilot; and inspires them all with the key to their survival -- build a runway.

  • SkyFire (TV Pilot Adapted from the novel by Thomas Page)

    SkyFire (TV Pilot Adapted from the novel by Thomas Page) Budget: $100K - $1M | Sci-fi When a deadly lightning storm, created by a regretful, unpretentious weather scientist during a Navy weapons test, targets all life on the south sea island, he is forced into a leadership role to save his team and outwit Mother Nature in the role of vengeful Terminator -- that knows who he is.   @font-face {font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-font-charset:78; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:1 134676480 16 0 131072 0;}@font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1107305727 0 0 415 0;}@font-face {font-family:Cambria; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1073743103 0 0 415 0;}p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";}.MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-size:10.0pt; mso-ansi-font-size:10.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria;}div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;}

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Awards

  • SkyFire: Semi-Finalist, Filmatic Horror Screenplay & Screencraft TV Pilot Competitions

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