Biography

Marcus Plowright began directing in 2015. Since then he has been nominated for three BAFTAs, a couple of RTS Awards, won a Grierson and two Broadcast Awards. His first film Muslim Drag Queens, a First Cut for Channel 4, was at the forefront of Channel 4’s True Colours alternative voices drive in 2016, and earnt him a nomination for the Breakthrough BAFTA talent alongside Michaela Cole. He then went on to series direct American High School / AKA Segregated America, a landmark documentary series for BBC about life inside a 99% African American High School. After that he won a Grierson Best Arts documentary for his work on The Football Club: Artist in Residence for Channel 4, and has just recently been nominated for a BAFTA Cymru Best Single Documentary for The Murder of Jill Dando, the BBC’s highest rating factual doc of 2019. Having just completed the BBC’s latest Royal film, Football, Prince William and Our Mental with the Duke of Cambridge, Marcus is now releasing his first feature, In Cold Blood for ITV’s Exposure strand, about the biggest treatment disaster in the NHS history. 

Credits

Football, Prince William And Our Mental Health 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2020
This Is Our Family 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
Series 1, Episode 4   Director 2020
In Cold Blood 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2020
Murder Of Jill Dando 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2019
Growing Up Gifted 2 episodes View
Series   Role Year
Series 1, Episode 1   Director 2019
Series 2, Episode 2   Director 2019
Football Club: Artist In Residence, The 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2018
Segregated America: School In The South, A 6 episodes View
Series   Role Year
Episode 1   Director 2017
Episode 2   Director 2017
Episode 3   Director 2017
Episode 4   Director 2017
Episode 5   Director 2018
Episode 6   Director 2018
Generation Gifted 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
Series 1, Episode 2   Director 2017
American High School 6 episodes View
Series   Role Year
Series 1, Episode 1   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 2   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 3   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 4   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 5   Director 2016
Series 1, Episode 6   Director 2016
Great British Sex Survey, The 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2016
Muslim Drag Queens 1 episode View
Series   Role Year
-   Director 2015

Awards

Skills

  • Arts
  • Music
  • Self-shooting
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