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Mark McNeill: On making documentaries, and more...

ScreenTalk Interviews – 2015

Mark McNeill runs production company Razor Films, and has worked often with popular TV psychologist Nigel Latta. McNeill has a background as a freelance documentary maker, with credits including Back from the Dead – The Saga of the Rose Noelle, My Father’s War in Italy, and series Epitaph. He also worked on early reality show Kiwi McNeill and Latta's collaborations include the Politically Incorrect series of shows and The Hard Stuff with Nigel Latta.

In this ScreenTalk, McNeill talks about:

  • Having complete control on his episode of ground-breaking series First Hand 
  • Regular interruptions by gunfire while filming Mogadishu Madness
  • Interviewing survivor John Glennie for documentary Back from the Dead - The Saga of the Rose Noelle
  • Finding great stories for TV series Epitaph
  • Mad times making 'insanely successful' early reality show Kiwi 
  • Working with Nigel Latta on the hit Politically Incorrect shows 
  • His new project following 1037 people’s lives in The Science of Us
  • Basing his career on making shows he really wants to make

This video was first uploaded on 16 June 2015, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.

Interview, Camera and Editing – Andrew Whiteside