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August 4, 2020

In September 2019, I wrote and directed the short film Office Song, produced by Muireann Price and featuring actors Terry Mynott, Georgia Maguire, Tim Plester, Farshid Rokey, Kelda Holmes, Seamus Dillane and Jonathan Scholley. Chris Fergusson was the DoP (I had worked...

January 29, 2020

I think we are onto something with Office Song. The short has been selected in five out of the first seven festivals we submitted to in January - including Idlewild in California, Short to the Point in Bucharest and Taos Shortz in New Mexico.

At Taos, it's onl...

August 9, 2019

I have taken to vlogging instead of blogging. This is the latest update about what Muireann and I have been up to over the last six months or so in the world of independent film making (and a measure of musical theatre too). Lots coming down the track! 

February 13, 2019

My short film Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times reached over 60 film festivals around the world (mainly in 2018) and won nearly a third of those for best short film - either voted for by a jury or by the audience. See the full list of festivals at the bottom of this po...

April 12, 2018

It has been a brilliant and manic start to 2018. My colleague, Muireann Price, and I at Double M Films have found ourselves launching a start up – a Hollywood movie studio of all things, with prolific indie film producer Cassian Elwes. And we are doing it from London.

I...

November 6, 2017

Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times - Blog 3

Tonight we are screening our short film ‘Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times’ at the Prince Charles cinema, London. 

We're expecting over 250 guests, all crew, cast, friends and family, and industry colleagues.  It's nerve-wrackin...

September 20, 2017

Director Marcus Markou explains how he feels when on set

September 5, 2017

Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times – Blog 1

The advice I give to indie filmmakers whilst going through the pain of getting a feature off the ground is to keep writing, keep working, make a short film. So, here I am. Making a short film. 

Even though Two Strangers Who...

November 30, 2016

It’s been a few years since my last blog entry What I learned from Papadopoulos & Sons.

I caused a small ripple in the silver lake of independent film making when I self distributed Papadopoulos & Sons in 2013. The story of which is best summarised in a piece I wrote fo...

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