Mark Chapman is a filmmaker, photographer, and lecturer based in Newcastle upon Tyne. His moving-image work has been selected for numerous international film festivals, receiving several awards and nominations. In February 2010, he was selected (with his film Funny Onion) to attend the Berlinale Talent Campus at the Berlin Film Festival. For Home Movie, he was shortlisted for the BBC New Filmmakers Award as well as awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Copenhagen Short Film & Animation Festival and a High Commendation from the Royal Television Society. As a photographer, he has contributed to magazines such as ID, Screen International, Sight & Sound and Aesthetica. He also works as Lecturer in Media Production at Newcastle College and is Production Associate at Third Films.