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Mark Hartley

Mark Hartley

After graduating from the Swinburne School of Film & Television in 1990, Mark worked as an assistant editor to Jill Bilcock on STRICTLY BALLROOM and cutting music videos and TV commercials.

During this period he also began directing music videos and at last count, Mark had directed over 150 film clips for artists including Powderfinger, You Am I, The Cruel Sea, The Living End and Sophie Monk. His work has won awards including two ARIAS (as well as seven nominations), a TUI New Zealand Music Award and an International MTV Award nomination.

Since 2003, Mark has worked as a freelance director for DVD Distributor Umbrella Entertainment specifically on classic Australian cinema. Mark has worked closely with producers and directors including Peter Weir, Bruce Beresford and Fred Schepisi to create special features packages for over 60 Australian film releases, including PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK, DON'S PARTY and CAREFUL HE MIGHT HEAR YOU.

He has also been responsible for a large list of Ozploitation titles finding their way onto DVD, including The Adventures of Barry McKenzie, Long Weekend, Roadgames, Razorback, Stone and Turkey Shoot.

NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD is Mark's first theatrical feature film.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Mark Hartley Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter

Selected Filmography

Not available.