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Mark Atkin ASE

Mark Atkin is an Australian editor and filmmaker. For over 25 years he has edited all types of productions including feature films; Only the Brave, Mallboy, Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows, Force of Destiny and – telemovies; Secret Bridesmaid’s Business and Saved – prime time television drama; Seachange, MDA, Offspring, The Slap, Nowhere Boys, Mrs Biggs, Glitch and Safe Harbour – and documentaries; Pozieres, The Edge of the Possible, Two Mums and a Dad, Immigration Nation, Jabbed, Blood on the Coal, First Contact and DNA Nation Filthy, Rich & Homeless - and TVC's; most recently for Worksafe and GMHBA.

After graduating from Swinburne’s Film and Television School in 1981, Mark worked in many facets of filmmaking; as a sound recordist and sound-editor, camera assistant and operator, script writer, full time lecturer at Swinburne and as a director/producer of music videos and documentaries. In the early 1990s, editing became the primary focus of his career.

In 2004, Mark was accredited by the Australian Screen Editors Guild. In 2012, he received an Australian Screen Editors award for Best Editing in a Television Drama for The Slap. In 2014, Mark won an AACTA award for Best Editing in a Television Series for Mrs Biggs.

In 2015, Mark returned to producing and is now developing a number of documentary projects with colleagues. Over the next few years he will divide his time between these projects and continuing to work as a freelance editor.


Film and Television Post Production