<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> <html><head><title>notebook</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"> <style type="text/css"> body { background: url(notebook.gif); font-family: arial; font-size:12px; padding-left:36px; padding-top:7px; } </style> </head> <body> <!-- MAIN CONTENT BEGIN --> <span style="font-family: Candara;"><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102);">Mark Norfolk is an award winning writer and <br>filmmaker who has worked as a journalist and in <br>television production. He worked in script <br>development at the BBC, Theatre Royal Stratford <br>East and the Royal Court Theatre as a reader <br>and script analyst. He has written and directed <br>award winning plays, short and feature films. <br>He has taught and lectured at numerous <br>organisations and universities and is currently a <br>lecturer in Screenwriting at Birkbeck, University <br>of London. Mark studied Speech &amp; Drama and <br>Independent Film Production and Avant Garde <br>film studies at the University of Wales, Cardiff. <br>He was a broadcast sports reporter working for <br>Supercall Sport and&nbsp;writes articles on film and <br>culture. He was Writer in Residence for the London <br>Borough of Newham in a unique collaboration <br>between writing development agency Spread the <br>Word, Newham Arts Service and Arts Council <br>England, successfully initiating projects such as <br>A Picture Paints a Thousand Words for elderly <br>residents and The 2009 Changing Face Writing <br>Competition, working with leading writers such <br>as novelist and poet Maureen Duffy and poet <br>Charlie Dark. Mark was also a writer in residence <br>at a high security London prison working with the <br>Writers In Prison Network and the Arts Council <br>England. He taught and encouraged creative writing, <br>publishing several books written by offenders. <br>Mark has written and directed many short and <br>feature films that screen globally.</span><br> </span><!-- MAIN CONTENT END --> </body></html>