Multi award-winning colorist Mark Gethin has been an instrumental creative force at MPC for the past 13 years. He started with the company in London then moving to Los Angeles as part of the team that founded the studio in 2008.
As Creative Director, he leads MPC’s color grading teams in Los Angeles and New York. Mark is known to be a mentor to his team. He instills a level of excellence in both young, aspiring colorists as well as more experienced talent, demonstrating to all how to maintain the high level aesthetic that characterizing his own work and the MPC brand while at the same time finding their own artistic eye.
Mark is a highly sought out partner for many of the industry’s most renowned directors and cinematographers. He is known for being innovative, sometimes experimental, and always delivering beyond expectations. He has worked with directors John Hillcoat and Adam Berg for over 15 years, and also counts cinematographers Linus Sandgren, Daniel Landin and Mattias Montero and directors Lance Acord and Rupert Sanders as frequent collaborators.
Mark has set the look and feel of many high-profile commercials, films and TV series. Recent highlights include Rupert Sanders’ nostalgic Chevrolet campaign, a Hyundai campaign directed by Reynald Greset, John Hillcoat’s new BMW campaign and PlayStation “Bazaar” which is also directed by Rupert Sanders.
He has kept the bar high throughout his career, receiving a long list of honors for his work. His work has won him numerous Gold Cannes Lions and even a Grand Prix. He has won Best Color Grade at the UK Music Video Awards for Mick Jagger’s “Gotta Get a Grip” music video. and he is a two-time British Arrows Craft Awards Colorist of the Year.
Mark’s leadership and creative excellence not only helped to build the LA studio but also are why color continues to be a driving force of the studio's success.