London, United Kingdom
|Occupation||Writer, radio producer, actor, film director, editor, businessman|
|Known for||BBC Radio 1 disc jockey, 1990s|
From early 1993 until late 1998 Tonderai was heavily involved in radio, and was the writer and producer of the Mark Tonderai Show, hosted on BBC Radio 1,and the Jam. Tonderai was also involved in numerous BBC Radio 4 projects, such as the Orldly Wise, Rainbow Nation and Weekending, as well as Kiss 100's Rude Awakening, hosted on Kiss 100 London.
His debut film as screenwriter-director, called Hush was released in 2009. A psychological thriller, starring William Ash and Christine Bottomley Hush is a British horror/thriller film about a young couple on a motorway journey who are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver following a near accident.
Tonderai and producer Mark Herbert from Warp X are in talks to co-produce Tonderai's next script, another thriller called I Die At Midnight. Film industry magazine Screen International has reported that Tonderai has his next five films already planned, including a Western called Stance.
In the summer of 2010, he directed the psychological thriller House at the End of the Street, based on a short story from Jonathan Mostow. The A Bigger Boat film is written by David Loucka. Filming of House at the End of the Street took place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and it was released in September 2012.
- Press Book House at the End of the Street, 2012
- Biographical detail: WarpX.co.uk website.
- Further biography: The Script Factory website.
- Mark Tonderai's filmography: IMDB.com website.
- A Bigger Boat Puts Down Payment on 'House at the End of the World'
- Interview with Tonderai
- Lodderhose, Diana (2008-02-29), "Shot in the Dark", Screen International (1634): 10
- A Bigger Boat Pulling Up to the House at the End of the World
- Pair playing 'House'