Mark Haines is a filmmaker based in South Africa. He completed his Undergrad degree (Motion Picture Medium) in 2018, majoring in Editing where he graduated Cum Laude and was on the Dean's List. He also won the 'Best Film Edit' award that year.
He initially started off in Directing and Writing, but decided to major in Editing, while still pursuing Writing and Directing in his own time.
He co-wrote Mallemeule, the first Looped Pictures short, with Jaco van Bosch, which was chosen as one of South Africa's official entries to the 2018 Student Academy Awards and was later available to stream on South African streaming service, Showmax.
He works as a freelance editor, and with Looped Pictures, was the co-writer of six, and director of three, of the current slate of short films being released on their YouTube channel.