Director - Marcus DF White

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR Marcus DF White is our go to man for filming week here at The Iver Make Up Academy.

Here's a little bit about him.

BAFTA and RTS nominated and Award winning Director

Marcus had his first interview with the BBC when he was thirteen years old.

BAFTA Award winning Director Marcus DF White studied Drama at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland formerly RSAMD and at Glasgow University then worked and trained in Drama Production at the BBC in London for ten years. Marcus attained a place on the highly competitive BBC Directors Course and went on to direct successful and commercial dramas such as The Bill, Casualty, Taggart and BAFTA award winning Childrens Series Jeopardy and Roman Mysteries.

As a former Deputy Chair of the Events Committee at BAFTA, Marcus is a lifetime member of BAFTA and also sat on the Advisory Board for the National Film and Television School and on the Artistic Advisory Board of TAPS, the unique scheme for new writers for Film and Television. Committed to developing educational links to the Film and TV industry he has produced and directed master classes and made films for RADA and the London Film and Video College and teaches Film and TV technique at The Actors Studio, The Drama Studio London, in the past at the RCS and currently makes showreels for East 15 Acting School and is a lecturer at the University for the Creative Arts. Marcus was also invited to draw up a feasibility study on the role and achievements of all of the centres of excellence in the UK providing teaching for Film and Television. He is proud to be working with The Iver Academy at Pinewood Studios – the most professional training establishment for Make Up Artistes in the UK.

His production company can-u-see.tv was formed to develop new drama for film and television, to mentor new film makers and screen writers and to work in partnership with training bodies throughout the UK to promote writing and production skills.