PHOTOGRAPHER // FILMMAKER
Mark also works behind the lens as a photographer and filmmaker. He enjoys shooting portraits with natural light and has a webshop with landscape prints.
As a filmmaker he made his first short documentary, When Music Speaks, in 2018.
Het Roer Om (2021)
In the book ‘Het Roer Om’ by Hugo Verkley, 10 different people tell their story of a successful drastic career switch they made. Aside from providing the portraiture in the printed book, Mark produced this short documentary on one of the subjects, Marijke Lieman, who after a long career in education decided to become a forester.
The book is available at Vesper Publishing
When Music Speaks (2018)
‘When Music Speaks’ is a short documentary about Wim Wijsman, Mark’s father, and his love for music.
Premiere: 5 Oktober 2019, Lab 111 Amsterdam
Second screening: 16 November 2019, Filmhuis Den Haag
Awards and Selections
Finalist, The Hague Global Cinema Festival (2019)
Official Selection, Amsterdam Lift-Off Festival (2019)
Special Mention, London X4 Seasonal Short Film Festival (2019)