Mark Chaudoir is an award winning director of Commercials, Corporates and Brand films. During his extensive career at the BBC, Red Bee Media and as a freelance director, Mark’s output has been recognised internationally for its creativity and originality winning more than 50 industry awards.
Mark has a Royal College of Art, MA in Graphic Design and worked initially for BBC Television Design where he won a D&AD Gold Award for the BBC2 idents. At the BBC and Red Bee Media he directed high profile live action campaigns honing skills in performance, visual, technical, design and sports direction. Highlights include directing the BBC News Correspondents in numerous foreign locations for the BBC News countdowns which aired 8000 times a year. He also directed the Beijing Olympics film for BOCOG spending two months in China.
Mark has extensive experience filming football and sports commercials and promotions including major BBC sporting events: World cup promo, BBC Winter Olympics and for commercial clients Castrol’s World Cup campaign, Pepsi and Swissquote. Recently he’s directed commercials for Manchester United's global brand sponsors, a Manchester City sponsorship film and BWIN spots with FC Bayern Munich and Anderlecht FC.
Mark works with both large film units and as a two-man team with a cameraman, directing, producing, sound and operating second camera. He has experience of filming with all the latest high end cameras, from IMAX 360 degree cameras, Arri Alexa, Red Epic, C300 and he also has a 5D MK3 shooting kit. He has filmed in locations ranging from Africa, USA, India, Thailand, China, Australia and throughout Europe, always looking to create a strong visual look whatever the location, climate and challenges.
Mark was ranked No12 on David’s Review, 2012 Director list. His most recent work includes Roche, Coexist Foundation, Hays Recruitment's, Sony, Discovery UK and for the United Nations where his film on counterfeiting won 2014 Gold media award.
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