Mark Jenkin

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Mark Jenkin
Years active1999–present
AwardsFrank Copplestone for First Time Director for Golden Burn

Mark Jenkin is a British filmmaker, film editor and screenwriter based in Cornwall.[citation needed]


Mark Jenkin first came to notice when he won the Frank Copplestone First Time Director Award at The Celtic Film & Television Festival in 2002 for his debut film Golden Burn.[1] He followed this success with numerous award-winning documentaries, shorts and low-budget feature films including The Man Who Needed a Traffic Light, The Rabbit and The Lobsterman, a documentary on the life of Cornish playwright Nick Darke. His 2007 feature film The Midnight Drives was described by Derek Malcolm, film critic for The Evening Standard as "A moving film about parentage with an exceptional performance from Colin Holt at its centre".[2]



  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Nighttime screening of The Midnight Drives". West Briton.

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