Mark Grimmer

Writer and producer for film, television and theatre

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Mark is a scriptwriter whose credits include Spilt Milk, which featured Ben Whishaw, Jodie Whittaker and Robert Bathurst and was awarded the Royal Television Society Student Award for Best Entertainment, online material for Misfits and Medics with Clerkenwell Films. He is also working on a project for the US market with Ed McDonald.

Mark is also a founding director of Fifty Nine Productions, a film and new media production company. Stage credits include War Horse (National Theatre / Lincoln Center Theater), Satyagraha (English National Opera), Doctor Atomic (Metropolitan Opera New York) and they are currently working on an adaptation of Solaris.

Film production credits include the multi award-winning A Family Portrait, directed by Joseph Pierce, which was longlisted for the 2012 Academy Awards for Best Animated Short and The Pub, which won the World Animation Award at Leeds International Film Festival 2012.





A film adaptation of Mark O'Rowe's play Terminus for Film 4 with animation by Joseph Pierce

CUBA Pictures and Film 4
In development

In development


Director Joseph Pierce
A short film animated using rotoscope.
59 Productions

Writer & Producer



Warp for E4
Director Joseph Pierce
Animated series of shorts co-created with Joseph Pierce
Ruby Films
  • Robert Bathurst
  • Jodie Whittaker
  • Joseph Marcell
    Comedy sketch show taking a warped look at 21st Century life
    NFTS for BBC Northern Ireland

    Creator & Writer

    Comedy-drama series
    Eleven Films
    In development
  • Daniel Ings
  • Jessie Cave

    Comedy series following a group of medical students

    Clerkenwell Films for Comedy Central
    In development



    Online and DVD extras for popular E4 show.