Documentary Australia

Mark Forstmann

A graduate of Australian Film, TV & Radio School, Mark is a producer, director, and writer with experience ranging across drama and documentary.

His first feature as writer-director, MONKEY PUZZLE, won awards at several international film festivals, including the Best Environment Film at Shanghai International Film Festival. It has screened globally and is currently showing on Amazon Prime.

He’s produced and directed TV documentaries, FREESTYLE MAN (National Geographic) and BULLS & BEARS (ABC TV). Prior, he wrote, directed, and produced several award-winning short films, which screened at international film festivals and on pay TV.

Currently, he is in latter stages of development for a science-fiction feature film, I AM YOU, with producer Pauline Chan. He is also developing two TV series: an adaptation of THE SPECIAL ONES (novel by Em Bailey), and a sci-fi TV series, GERMANIA; and a feature-length documentary.

Filmmaker Projects


Completed film

Johan Gabrielsson

Acclaimed scientist Tim Flannery searches for the missing ingredient in our fight against climate change – leadership.

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