Instructor Mark


Mark Gould

Mark Gould – Director

Director – Writer – Producer: 

An award winning film maker, with a life time of storytelling experience behind camera. 

Mark has made over 30 successful documentaries with BBC ABC and SBS Australia

Recent Broadcast/ credits

A Pilgrimage to the Kalachakra. Director Writer Producer Camera

A Buddhist Pilgrimage to Ladakh featuring HH Dalai Lama ABC Compass. Tx 2/10 2016

Audience reach in Australia 700,000

About a Boy Director Writer Producer Camera. A surrogacy deal gone wrong.

ABC Foreign Correspondent TX 23/06/15

Easter in Jerusalem – Director Writer Camera Producer 2014

ABC COMPASS TX Easter 2015 Audience reach 700,000

THE HOLY DIP  Director Writer Camera Producer A Pilgrimage to the MahaKumbh Mela  Allahabad India. ABC COMPASS 2013 TX March 23rd 2014 Audience reach 500,000

In Google We Trust  Producer The data trails we leave….

ABC 4 CORNERS 2013 TX Sept 9 2013 Audience reach 800,000

STEPHEN PAGE ARTS BIO – Post Production Director- a bio-portrait

Artistic Director of Bangarra – Australia’s Indigenous Dance Theatre 40 min. Producer Robyn Hughes AUS BIO TX STUDIO

MISS TIBET and the Limbo of Exile – Director Writer Camera Producer.

An inside look at the bizarre Miss Tibet Beauty pageant in India’s Tibetan

refugee capital, Dharamsala. Co Pro with ABC

Foreign Correspondent. TX June 2012 10 million YouTube Hits

GUT INSTINCT – Director Writer Camera. Australian Medical Science

meets ancient Tibetan culture. The story of a medical project at the Gyuto

Monastery in India.Co Pro with ABC Foreign Correspondent.

TX June 2010

TIBET: Murder in the Snow

Director Writer Camera Mark Gould

The story of the 2006 Nangpa Pass shooting of Tibetan refugees by Chinese Border Police. BBC, SBS, NAT. GEO.BBC THIS WORLD &

SBS Screen Australia. Wins many Awards at International Festivals.

The Winners’ Guide to the Nobel Prize

Director Writer Camera. The story of the men who defeated stomach ulcers – and won a Nobel Prize. Commissioned by Sonya Pemberton ABC Science 56 min. Finalist Eureka Awards & Australian Directors Guild Awards. Wins GOLDEN DRAGON at Beijing Science Film Festival 2007 Wins WA Screen Award Film Australia, Electric Pictures ABC.

Out of the Dust

Director – A memorial to a tragic road accident 26 min doc. Screened 12/9/05 Commissioned by ABC. Voted 2nd most popular Australian Story

a pig, a chicken and a bag of rice

Director Writer Camera. A Buddhist Love Story. 2004 52 min. ABC

Compass and National Geographic Int. Asia France and Israel Spain and

Portugal Produced, written, directed and shot by MG. Screened 17/07/05 ABC

Moulin Rouge Girls 2004 x 30 min series for ABC TV Director Writer

Camera Sold many territories.. Logie Nominated. Highly successful series. Set an ABC  ratings record. 1.5 million

Rising Stars 2001

4 x 30 min series ABC TV. Director Writer Camera. Funded by ABC and NSW Department of Education The training of young Australians with musical talent. Rated well

Man Animation x 5 minutes Producer SBS 2000. Director Antoinette Starkiewicz Commissioned for SBS AFC NSWFTO Critically successful


I began my career as a theatre director and was inevitably drawn to film making. Theatre highlights include:- Boys’ Own McBeth’, Australia & USA. ‘Looking through a Glass Onion’ Australia & UK Off Broadway Edinburgh Fest.  ‘Gunjies’ Belvoir Street. Plus  Artistic Director of the Flying Fruit Flies Children’s Circus and  Producer both Australian tours by Peter Brook’s Centre for International Theatre Creations for the Adelaide Festival. Incl. The Mahabharata Adelaide and Perth.

Experience includes TV serial drama, 28+ documentaries incl. 2 x 4 part half-hour documentary series 20 years as independent Producer /Director.

Moulin Rouge Girls (2004) holds the ratings record for ABCTV 8 PM

Tuesday and has been sold all around the world.

TIBET: Murder in the Snow (Nov 2008) broadcast on BBC 2 (est. 5 million viewers in UK). SBS 12th Feb 2009 Pick on the Week.

Beginning with ‘a pig a chicken and a bag of rice’ Mark has made 7 films with the Tibetan Buddhist communities of the Himalayas in India.