ANDREW BRUKMAN I PRODUCER
Andrew has produced and directed several documentaries over the African continent including covering Lord’s Resistance Army in South Sudan and anti-poaching units in DRC.
Currently based in London, his extensive experience has allowed him to position himself as a reliable and connected producer on the continent he likes to call home.
MARK HOPKINS I DIRECTOR
A graduate Georgetown University, Mark’s film career began as an assistant to New York- based producer Scott Rudin, working on such films as; “The Truman Show,” “A Civil Action,” “Bringing Out The Dead,” “Angela’s Ashes,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Wonder Boys,” and “Shaft.” He left to start an independent production company, with the aim of focusing on non-fiction storytelling for cinema.
In 2001, Mark began working with director George Butler, helping to develop and produce his films. The collaboration began with the award-winning documentary “The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition,” followed by the IMAX “Roving Mars,” and then a series of shorts Mark directed for Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment. He later produced George Butler’s critically acclaimed film “Going Upriver: the Long War of John Kerry.”
Released theatrically to universal acclaim, “Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders” marked his feature-length directorial debut. Premiering at the Venice Film Festival, the film had a theatrical release on over 1000 screens worldwide, received numerous awards, and was short-listed for the oscar for best documentary feature in 2010.
Mark is currently directing the feature on Zeitz MOCAA, Africa’s largest contemporary art museum, and an IMAX on the eco war in Gabon.