Mark Harris

Programme Leader Digital Production and Film Making & Creative Media Production (BA Hons)


Mark Harris

Biography

Upon graduating, Leeds-born Mark worked in London for more than 20 years for companies such as the BBC, Thames and Sony. He began his teaching career in 2012 yet still consults to industry, supporting media campaigns for national brands such as Tresemme and Babyliss.

Expert In...

• film and television production
• DSLR for film
• Adobe ACE certification for Editing and Motion Graphics
• camera operation for film and studio environments
• app development

Qualifications and Accolades

• PGCE
• BA (Hons) Performance for Stage and Screen

Industry Background

I have worked in television, film and corporate media production for over 20 years. Throughout that time, I have been involved in production management, design, lighting, filming, directing and post production for companies such as the BBC, Thames, Ginger, Celador, Limehouse, Sony, Ford, Revlon and Wella.

Professional Activities

I have taught in both further and higher education at B&FC since 2012. I am currently engaged in consultation with marketing companies to support media campaigns for national brands such as Tresemme and BaByliss.

Why B&FC?

The quality of teaching resources at B&FC support me in teaching film and media production to a level that is required for industry. The nurturing ethos in the College allows me to share my experience and passion for media production and in turn raise the aspirations of students, and support their success in their chosen specialism.

Quote

“My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you’ve got to be a filmmaker.”
- Robert Wise