You are here:

Mark Beesley

Director

 Mark Beesley

 Mark Beesley
  • Favourite
  • Share

Mark Beesley

With the movie Savage Honeymoon and classic TV show Outrageous Fortune, Mark Beesley established himself as the man to call when dealing with rough and tumble families from West Auckland. Elsewhere the talented director and sometime producer has shown his gift for melding comedy and drama on The Almighty Johnsons, Insiders Guide to Happiness, and Xena: Warrior Princess

He’s incredibly hard on himself and he’s not precious. He’s very open to collaboration, and listening to good ideas. He insisted on it actually. 
 
 

Screenography

Screenography
 Role/s
 Step Dave

Step Dave

Producer

2014

 Spartacus: War of the Damned

Spartacus: War of the Damned

Director

2013

 The Blue Rose

The Blue Rose

Director

2013

 Nothing Trivial

Nothing Trivial

Director

2011 - 2014

 The Almighty Johnsons

The Almighty Johnsons

Director
Producer

2011 - 2013

 Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Director

2010

 Legend of the Seeker

Legend of the Seeker

Director
Producer

2008 - 2010

 Outrageous Fortune - Christmas Special Telemovie

Outrageous Fortune - Christmas Special Telemovie

Director

2006

 Power Rangers Mystic Force

Power Rangers Mystic Force

Director

2006

 Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune

Director

2005 - 2010

 The Insiders Guide to Happiness

The Insiders Guide to Happiness

Director

2004

 P.E.T. Detectives

P.E.T. Detectives

Director

2003

 Mercy Peak

Mercy Peak

Director

2001 - 2003

 Savage Honeymoon

Savage Honeymoon

Director
Writer

2000

 Double Booking

Double Booking

Director

1998

 Highwater

Highwater

Director

1997

 Back From the Dead - The Saga of the Rose Noelle

Back From the Dead - The Saga of the Rose Noelle

Writer
Director

1996

 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

Director

1995 - 1998

 Mysterious Island

Mysterious Island

Director

1995

 Plainclothes

Plainclothes

Director

1995

 Shortland Street - A Christmas Episode

Shortland Street - A Christmas Episode

Director

1995

 Xena: Warrior Princess

Xena: Warrior Princess

Director

1995 - 2001

 True Life Stories

True Life Stories

Director

1993 - 1994

 Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Director

1992

 Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

Director

1992 - 2004


The titles listed here may not reflect this person's full screenography. These are only the titles that are included in or referenced by this site.

Screentalk-logo-3  See all interviews › 

Related interviews:

 Mark Beesley: Bringing the ‘Westies’ out of the closet…

Director and producer Mark Beesley has worked on some of New Zealand's most high profile series, including ...

Awards

2008 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Director - Drama/Comedy Programme: for Outrageous Fortune

2007 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Achievement in Directing - Drama/Comedy Programme: for Outrageous Fortune, Season 2, Episode 11

2007 Qantas Television Awards
Best Drama Programme: Outrageous Fortune - Christmas Special
Nominated for Best Director - Drama: for Outrageous Fortune - Christmas Special

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Achievement in Directing - Drama/Comedy Programme: for Outrageous Fortune

2005 New Zealand Screen Awards
Achievement in Directing - Drama/Comedy Programme:
for The Insiders Guide to Happiness, Episode 6

2005 Qantas Television Awards
Best Director - Drama: for Outrageous Fortune, 'The Cause of this Defect' episode
Nominated in the same category: for The Insiders Guide to Happiness, Episode 6

1997 TV Guide Television Awards
Best Documentary: Back from the Dead - The Saga of the Rose Noelle