About

Marcus is a Director, Writer and Filmmaker. 

 He is currently Creative Director of ArtsBeacon UK, delivering Live to Digital creative planning and projects. Currently he is an Associate Artist at Theatre Royal, Stratford East developing new digital projects. He is also an Associate Artist for National Theatre Wales, and Collusion.

Prior to this he was CEO and Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre, where he directed many award winning theatre productions as well as pioneering live streaming and webcasting from 2008.

As a filmmaker he wrote the screenplay and co-directed the feature film ‘The Knife That Killed Me’ which was released by Universal Pictures in 2015.

He has attended several TED conferences in. He created the ‘Shift Happens’ Conferences, and ran TEDx York. He co-curated No Boundaries with ACE and the British Council in 2014 and 2015

He was part of the winning bid team that won York the Unescodesignation as the first UK City of Media Arts. He attended and gave a keynote at the Creative Cities Network Conference in Seoul.

He is a published playwright and his work has been translated and performed across Europe and the USA 

 Marcus is a regular speaker and presenter on the use of digitaltechnology in the Arts, and has spoken all over the world, most recently for the European Theatre Consortium in Karlsruhe, Germany in April 2017, and in Oslo in May 2017 for the New Norse National Theatre.

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