mark downes

Executive Producer

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

  • Head of Creative Development, MPC Creative
    TW
    Project Manager
    Executive Producer
  • Head of Creative Development, MPC Creative
    Executive Producer

About me

A versatile award winning Producer, extensive credits from Features, Shorts, Commercials, Doc's and Digital. Highly academically qualified, with 3 Degrees and a Masters in Film Production. Combines expert technical knowledge with proven writing and research capabilities. Specialising in sustainable film making for sustainable brands

Locked Pro Plan feature

Skills

  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Team Building
  • Idea Generation
  • Collaboration
  • Animation
  • Environment
  • Sustainability

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Saatchi & Saatchi

    Saatchi & Saatchi

    • Advertising
  • MPC Creative

    MPC Creative

    • Publishing
  • P

    Palace Skateboards

    • M

      Motion Picture House

      Work history

      Currently

      Producer

      MPC Creative

      Jan 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Freelancer producer working into one of the worlds most creative vfx companies. Standards and expectations are high which is a great motivator. Responsibilities include contributing to pitch documents right through to delivery. Budget, scheduling, hand-picking the right freelancers and ensuring everyone has fun along the way.

      Currently

      Senior Producer

      Saatchi & Saatchi

      May 2012
      • Cannes, France
      • Freelance
      • I've been part of the New Directors Showcase team for the past 5 years. From curation of films, to delivery of main event in the Palais in Cannes in front of 2,500 leading communications employees. Also technical director of the live show.

      2017

      Head of Production

      Motion Picture House

      Jun 2007 - Jan 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • As head of production at a energetic & versatile company servicing many of Londons top ad agencies, I was responsible for everything from script to screen for this award winning branded content company. Client liaison, pitch documents, budgets, scheduling, hiring only the 'right' freelancer from extensive network of contacts, overseeing the post delivery often against incredibly fast turnaround timescales. Always on time and always on budget. Highlights include directing Sir David Attenborough, a few trips to Jamaica to shoot Usain Bolt, and a UNICEF trip to Africa. During my time at MPH, we produced booklets on the RED camera, ran Music Video festivals in Ibiza , produced one feature film, multiple award winning shorts, promos, commercials.

      Education

      Currently

      BA History/Politics

      NUI Galway

      Sep 1993
      • Galway, Ireland

      1998

      Master of Arts in Cultural Studies

      NUI Galway

      Sep 1997 - Sep 1998
      • Galway, Ireland