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Mark Overett

 

 

Mark Overett { PRODUCER }


Mark Overett is the founder of New Holland Pictures Two, a feature film production company established in 2012 in Brisbane. Prior to this, Mark was one of the managing directors of New Holland Pictures - a multi-award winning production company. Mark has worked around the world as a producer of feature films; as well as, factual and light entertainment television.

 

In his early career, Mark co-created “In the Dark” which began on LWT with Julian Clary and rolled out as a format into 30 countries, making it the most successful comedy game show of its time. His 2006 feature film, “Unfinished Sky” (dir. Peter Duncan; starring William McInnes and Monique Hendrickx) premiered in Toronto and won 6 AFI Awards, 4 Inside Film Awards and 4 Critics’ Circle of Australia Awards as well as many others and resulted in hm being awarded coproducer of the year.The following year, Mark produced the bitter sweet Kiwi comedy “Separation City” (dir Paul Middleditch; starring Joel Edgerton, Rhona Mitra, Danielle Cormack and Thomas Kretschmann) which released in NZ in August 2009 and in Australia in March 2010.

 

Mark's most recent film, the sci fi comedy “Iron Sky”, (dir. Timo Vuorensola; starring Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Peta Sergeant, Stephanie Paul and Udo Kier) is a Finnish/German/Australian co-production and acknowledged as being a world leader in crowd funding.

 

Most recently, Mark has gone out independently and established New Holland Pictures Two and currently has some 8 -10 films in development or financing stage including the comedy horror “Steve the Surfing Vampire” – a co-production with the Gibson Group NZ; children’s fantasy film “The Ghost Detective” (dir Stefan Fjeldmark) – a co- production with Zentropa DK; the local Christmas comedy “Wonderland” (dir Paul Murphy), horror “Amsterdam Gothic” (writer Everett de Roche) – a co- production with House of Netherhorror & Fu Works Netherlands; the Samoan hiphop love story “Fresh As” (dir Justine Simei-Barton) and local family soccer film “Little Marvels."

 

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