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Mark Lapwood is an award-winning Director of Photography whose work has taken him around the world shooting tv commercials, documentaries and feature films. With over 200 TVC’s under his belt, Mark gained Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) accreditation in 2006.

His debut short film as Director/DOP, shot on the streets of Mumbai, 'Eclipse' premiered at Tribeca in New York and screened at festivals worldwide taking a total of five awards including gold at the ACS awards and an AFI Award for Outstanding Cinematography Screen Craft.

Since returning to New Zealand seven years ago, Mark continues to make consistently outstanding work, taking home metal in 2016, 2017 & 2018 at the NZ Cinematographers awards.

With extensive experience across different genres and a keen interest in changing technology, Mark continues to work on a diverse range of projects including his self-produced feature film ‘Soul Places’, beautifully crafted content pieces and high end tv commercials, finding joy in his work making beautiful images to tell great stories.