Mark has worked for many of the world's broadcasters, BBC TV, ITV, Channel Four, Fox TV, Sky TV, NHK and Discovery on documentaries, news and current affairs, music, drama, and award winning promos and idents.
Credits include television programmes such as Antiques Roadshow, Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Time Team, Newsnight, Equinox, Encounters, Superstructures, Holiday and The Old Grey Whistle Test. (remember that!)
Internal communications, promotional and training programmes in many sectors for many of the world's top companies and organisations.
Flesh and Blood the story of the Kray Twins - Director Chris Short
Deep Purple in concert for The Old Grey Whistle Test for BBC TV
Equinox "The Art of Deception" INCA for Channel 4 - directors David
Barlow and Chris Haws
A documentary about stealth and camouflage
Equinox "Not in the Stars" INCA for Channel 4 - director David Barlow
A documentary about computer modelling
Apartheid "Stress on the Mind" Psychology News for Channel 4.
A short documentary about the stress experienced by people in South Africa who had been imprisoned by the country's security forces
"French Challenge" Promo BBC Presentations - director Michael Taylor
"Deutsch Plus" Promo BBC Presentations - director Charlie Mawer
"The Tea Set" Promo and idents for Channel 4 TV - director Charlotte Jones
"The Mountain Bike Show" 1993 & 1994 series Bromley Television for ITV - director Colin Webb
"The Link Programme" Coffers Bare for ITV.
A series of magazine style programmes dealing with disability presented by Peter White
"Kylie - On The Go" Productions Associates USA. A one-off Christmas special featuring Kylie Minogue in concert in the UK and Japan. With additional behind the scenes material
"Holiday Snaps" Bazal Productions for GMTV (1994,1995 & 1996 series) various directors including Sue Judd, Jill Marshall, Tim Megaw and Simon Woods. GMTV's holiday strand
"Holiday Times" and "Experts Exported" Knightsmove for
BBC "Good Morning...with Anne and Nick" - director Jerry Foulkes.
A travel strand using members of the public (the producers mates really) to present a holiday show or taking an expert Mark Porter health, Alison Mitchell financial to look at issues abroad property, retirement etc - Beta SP"Moving Pictures" Barraclough Carey for BBC2
"Wogan Show" 1000th Edition interview with Madonna at the Cannes
I was employed by DDA who were handling Madonna's PR to oversee the lighting and shooting of the interview
"The British Bomb" John Gau for BBC TV - director Chris Powell.
A historical look at the developments surrounding the building of Britains first "A" Bomb
"Privatisation The Great Sell Off" John Gau for BBC TV - directors Chris Powell and John Gau. A major three part political documentary series examining the privatisation of Britain in the 1980's
"Encounters" for Fox Television USA. A series of documentaries about unexplained happenings i.e. the Roswell Incident and the mysterious disappearance of top British scientists
"Rummage" Prospect TV for Meridian. A game show about collecting involving location and studio shooting
"Newsnight" for BBC TV
"Time Team" Videotext Communications for Channel 4
"The Rape of the Titanic" John Gau for Channel 4 - director Chris Powell. A documentary about the finding and subsequent plundering of the Titanic wreck
"Commuters" Carlton for ITV. A documentary about eccentric commuting city types in helicopters etc.
"Super Structures" Carlton for Discovery - director Chris Powell. A documentary looking at the design, building and running of London's underground system
"Breaking the Seal" Picture House for BBC2. Part of the History Zone a look at Britain's history through documented records
"The Geeks" Hewland International for ITV director Michael Douglas. A children's comedy drama series with plenty of celebrity cameos, shot on location
"The Time of Your Life" Zenith North for Meridian - director Chris Jones. A series of six half hour programmes looking at key moments in life, birth, starting school, leaving home, getting married, retirement and death
"Holiday" BBC TV - director Philip Smith
"Teachers TV" Brook Lapping
Documentaries on the making of the following feature films:
Shirley Valentine, Madame Susatzka, Circle of Friends, Little Shop of Horrors, Witches, Russia House, Mr. Johnson, Year of the Comet, Frankenstein Unbound, Robin Hood and Police Academy "Mission to Moscow"