About this session

Mark Mutimer, with a background in Mechanical Engineering and a master's degree from Edinburgh, will share his journey from working in Oil & Gas to entering the Film/TV industry. He will delve into his first job at a post-production house in Soho, providing insights into his early experiences.

During his presentation, Mark will focus on his involvement in the film Assassin's Creed, starting as a runner and transitioning into the locations department. He will share in detail how he made this transition and the valuable lessons he learned along the way.

One of the highlights of Mark's talk will be a thorough walkthrough of a location proposal. This comprehensive document, acting as a location "bible," covers all the necessary information for scouting and securing a location. Additionally, he will provide valuable insights into collaborating with different departments and external organizations, highlighting the intricacies of working within the industry.

Mark Mutimer's presentation offers a unique perspective on his background and experiences in film and TV. From his initial steps in the industry to his involvement in notable projects like Assassin's Creed, attendees will gain valuable insights into the industry and the multifaceted nature of working with locations and various stakeholders.


Mark has been working within the Location department for about 7 years now going from a ‘Location Assistant’ to ‘Unit Manager’ to ‘Location Manager’. The industry is extremely fast-paced, and ever-changing with long hours, but always offers different challenges every day making it an exciting environment to be in. You get to see the product being created first hand with everyday counting towards making it better leaving no room for error.

Film crew shooting on location

Practical Information

This session will take place online from 6.30pm until 7.45pm (GMT) on Monday 25 March 2024.

6.30pm–7.30pm: presentation/discussion
7.30pm-7.45pm: audience Q&A

Participants will receive the link to this session a few days ahead of the event.

How to book

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This event is open for Members (free) and Non-Members (£20). 
We have a limited availability, and operate on a first come first served policy.

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