Years Experience: 35
Mark Weatherbe started out making crazy art videos in 1980s San Francisco, where he was an art student, all of which have thankfully now been lost. He has since directed 2nd unit on six films and directed several shorts and commercials in England, France and the U.S. He studied directing and editing at U.C.L.A.
In '82, he got his B.F.A., in Sculpture, Painting, and Film & Video, from California College of Arts in Oakland. After college he worked for the BBC in London as a visual effects guy and then did special effects for many feature, television, commercial and music video projects including 'Dr. Who', 'Contact', 'Crimson Tide', 'Star Ship Troopers', 'Stuart Little' and the award winning 'Earth II' and 'Star Trek'.
He has written 20 feature scripts, several television treatments and a couple of novels. In 2000, he started Screaming Poodle Entertainment to developed his own projects and produce other people's work. Screaming Poodle has development deals in Los Angeles and London.
He has worked with lots of show biz people and companies like Roger Corman, John Buechler, Guy Ritchie, Adam Green, Robert Downy, Jr. Joady Foster, Adam Baldwin, Concord, New Horizon, Amblin, Jim Henson's, Trimark, Sony, Columbia and Warner Brothers. He has worked throughout Europe, the U.S. and the Philippines. Weatherbe is a Writer, Director, Producer, 2nd Unit Director, Art Director, and Special Effects Supervisor.
Mark divides his time between Los Angeles and London.
Education: California College of Arts, B.F.A., Sculpture, Painting and Film & Video, Oakland, 1982.
Spoken Languages: English, French
Additional Skills: Shot Design, Art Direction, puppeteer, sculpture, painting, animatronics, engineering, radio control, welding, floor effects, rigs, models & miniatures, motion control, mechanics, metalwork, woodwork, electrics, pneumatics, design, costume.