Mark Middlewick


Mark Middlewick

Mark is a South African born filmmaker and commercial director.

His breakout short film “Security”, made as part of Focus Features Africa First Program, was screened at numerous film festivals around the world. His short film “The Mascot” was selected for the Jameson First Short competition and starred Oscar award-winning actor Adrien Brody; it was produced by Trigger Street Productions (“The Social Network” and “Captain Phillips”).

Mark is a celebrated music video director best known for his work with singer-songwriter Nakhane. Their collaborations straddle the line between music video and art. The video for the single “Fog” was nominated for “Most Beautiful Object in South Africa” at the International Design Indaba.

Mark has directed commercials for agencies and brands all over the globe, such as IKEA, HSBC, Barclays and Grants. His signature commercial style is dry, grounded comedy.

To pay for his sins in advertising Mark is currently pursuing his Masters in Fine Art.