Mark N. Hopkins

Mark N. Hopkins is an English-American filmmaker, who is best known for his award-winning film Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders, the first uncensored look at Médecins Sans Frontières. After completing High School in the UK, Mark attended Georgetown University where he majored in Philosophy. During this time he spent 8 months in Vietnam studying History and teaching English at the University of Hanoi. Mark’s film career began as an assistant to New York-based producer Scott Rudin, working on such films as; The Truman Show, A Civil Action, Bringing Out The Dead, Angela’s Ashes, Sleepy Hollow, Wonder Boys, and Shaft. He left to start an independent production company, with the aim of focusing on non-fiction storytelling. In 2001 Mark began working with documentary director George Butler, helping to develop and produce his films. The association began on the award-winning documentary The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition, followed by Roving Mars, and included a series of shorts directed by Mark for Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment.



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