This past Friday we were joined by the talented Editor of “Peaky Blinders” and “Unforgotten” Mark Davis! Join us!
FRIDAY, JULY 30th | 2:00 PM EDT | 11:00 AM PDT
Kicking off his career directing Music Videos, Mark Davis fell into editing when cutting his own promos. Always fixated on making narrative music videos rather than documenting the band playing their instruments, he created short films for artists as diverse as The Kills, Funeral 4 A Friend, James Blunt and The Corrs.
His first edit job for broadcast was a wild dramedy/musical/soap called Metrosexuality. From there he went on to work on prestigious one-off dramas such as “One Night,” before moving onto shows such as “Sherlock,” “Peaky Blinders,” “Black Mirror,” “Taboo” and “The Crown.” These big shows have been intercut with work on three seasons of “Unforgotten,” that has had a much bigger impact than their humble scripts and budget expected.
Mark has also continued to direct short form clips and has produced two Feature Films; urban teen flick “22.214.171.124,” released by Universal and sold to 19 territories, and the black and white sci-fi noir “The Dark Channel” which is finishing it’s final mix in August.
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