ANDREW BRUKMAN I PRODUCER
Andrew Brukman is a producer of the agency world. Having worked under Graham Warsop at Utopia agency, combined with 3 years commercial production experience, he has gained a sympathetic and appreciative understanding of the crazy, intriguing world of creatives and suits. His work has taken him from South Africa to Chad – and back! – For clients including Multichoice, Africa Geographic, Mercedes Benz and African Parks Network.
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.