ScreenTalk: Mark Mitchinson

Mark Mitchinson
Award-winning actor Mark Mitchinson has made a name for himself bringing complex and dangerous characters to life on screen.

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Award-winning actor Mark Mitchinson has made a name for himself bringing complex and dangerous characters to life on screen.

He has played a phychiatrist who murdered his wife in Bloodlines; a gunman in Seige; and a dodgy shrink in Nothing Trivial. In 2013, Mitchinson also produced and starred in the made for the web drama/comedy High Road.

In this ScreenTalk, Mitchinson talks about:

  • Being overwhelmed by the pace of filming on Outrageous Fortune
  • Relishing the contradictions of the lead role in Bloodlines
  • A small but critical role in the tele-feature Rage
  • Gaining a perspective on Peter Jackson in The Hobbit
  • Lobbying to play the killer in Siege
  • The strange experience of filming in the real location of the drama
  • The genesis of his web series High Road
  • Realising his role in Nothing Trivial could make him hated

This video is available on YouTube to embed and distribute via a Creative Commons licence.

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