Under his production company Wijsman Media, Mark directed his first short documentary ‘When Music Speaks’, about his father and his love for music, which he filmed in June 2018 in France. It started a festival submission run in 2019. 


Premiere screening: 5 October 2019, Lab 111 Amsterdam

Second screening: 16 November 2019, Filmhuis Den Haag


Awards and recognitions:

Winner ‘Best Director’, New Vision International Film Festival Amsterdam (National Edition, 2019)

Official Selection, Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival (2019)

Special Mention, London X4 Seasonal Short Film Festival (2019)

Finalist, The Hague Global Cinema Festival (2019)


You can find a short teaser for the documentary below