DIRECTOR/ CINEMATOGRAPHER: Mark Zagar ACS
Mark has worked as Director and Director of Photography on hundreds of television commercials, as well as many hours of drama, documentary and music videos in his 25 years in the business. Since returning to Perth from a decade working in Sydney and North America he has been awarded Best Director and Best of Show at the Perth Advertising & Design Club Awards, Best TV Campaign at the Campaign Brief Awards, been a Finalist at the the prestigious Cannes Lions and U.S. Clio Awards.
As Director of Photography Mark has received four Gold, three Silver and four Bronze Awards from the Australian Cinematographers’ Society and twice been awarded Cinematographer of the Year at the WA Screen Awards for dramatic films.
Mark has worked in the camera department on over 20 large budget feature films. Recently he was Director/ Director of Photography 2nd Unit on the highly successful feature films "Red Dog" and "Drift".
Mark is known for his eye for artistic detail and technical proficiency. His extensive experience on over 20 large budget feature films and hundreds of TV Commercials allows him to achieve high production values and compelling performances from actors on every project.
"Inspired film execution comes from staying true to the central creative idea - everything flows from there."