Mark Jenkins is an award winning film editor and a filmmaker in both the arts and commercial sector. He has extensive experience in film and events programming. He also delivers film education and training. His recent work includes many aspects of working on cultural heritage and arts projects through research, development, training, production, exhibitions and events.

He is chair and main programmer for West Side Cinema, Film Representative for Orkney Arts Forum, a trustee of Stromness Community Development Trust and a trustee of Regional Screen Scotland, a national organisation providing advice and information on setting up local screen facilities and whom manage Scotland’s mobile cinema – Screen Machine.

Mark was born in London, moved to Chester, and steadily made his way north via Edinburgh and Fife, before moving to Orkney with his wife Rebecca Marr.

See Mark’s film website here.

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Film editor – 6 BAFTA Scotland awards, over 50 international awards and nominations

Filmmaker – over 50 short films, exhibited at Nordkapp Film Festival – Norway, Cucalorus Film Festival – North Carolina, Shetland Screenplay Film Festival

20 years teaching experience in film editing and filmmaking up to Masters level

Member of the development team for UHI BA (Hons) Digital Filmmaking

Main post production contributor to Scottish Film Education website

PG Diploma in Film & TV Production

Community project management and delivery – Papay On Film; Hoy Kirk films; Investigations of a Hogboon Mound; The Imaginary Worlds Of Scapa Flow; Listening To The Piers; Stromness Hometown

Project manager for GMB Fellowship screenwriting residency

Film programmer and events manager for West Side Cinema – 6 years

Film programmer and speaker: Fishernet (Norway x 6 / Orkney x 1); Short Cuts -Shetland Screenplay

Film programmer and project manager: Orkney Film Fortnight; Orkney Wide Screen

Event management – John Shuttleworth; John Otway; Jeremy Hardy; The Mekons

Stage management – Orkney Folk Festival (Stromness Town Hall)

Cinema – Head projectionist for 5 years across 2 cinemas, trained 8 projectionists

Orkney Arts Forum film representative

Trustee: Regional Screen Scotland; Stromness Community Development Trust

Trustee & Chair of West Side Cinema